Updated On: Jun 18 2014 04:19:58 PM CDT
Jaciel Cordoba co-anchors 69 News at Sunrise, alongside Eve Tannery, and anchors 69 News at Noon. He also anchors a synopsis of Lehigh Valley news on CNN Headline News and a netcast for the WFMZ-TV Website. He joined the 69 News Team in July 2003.
In 2008, Easton's Mayor proclaimed February 24th Jaciel Cordoba Day in recognition of the positive example he sets for area children and teens.
Previously, Jaciel was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio. In 2002, he received an Emmy nomination for his reporting of a killer tornado in Van Wert, Ohio.
From 1994-1997 Jaciel was a general assignment reporter for WMC-TV. In addition to his city hall beat, he was chosen to produce and report religion stories for a newly created segment called People of Faith. Those stories aired weekly and covered everyone from Bahais to Baptists.
Jaciel also anchored and produced the 6p.m. news at WBBJ-TV in Jackson, Tennessee and hosted the weekly newsmagazine show "Who's on 7."
He began his on-air career at WINK-TV in Ft. Myers, Florida where he served as a general assignment reporter and hourly news update anchor.
Jaciel graduated from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Journalism. He's originally from Evanston, Illinois.
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