WJLA Hires New Morning Traffic Anchor Stacey Rusch

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s ABC affiliate WJLA Washington has hired Stacey Rusch as its new morning traffic anchor as well as lifestyle host for Let’s Talk Live.  She joins the station’s Good Morning Washington, rounding out the team of anchors Robert Burton and Ashlie Rodriguez, StormWatch7 meteorologists Veronica Johnson and Eileen Whelan and 7 On Your Side Consumer Investigator Horace Holmes.

Rusch will provide breaking “Rusch Hour” traffic reports and updates both on-air and digitally. In addition, she will be the new host of Let’s Talk Live, weekdays at 10 a.m. on co-owned cable channel WJLA 24/7 News.

Rusch made her Good Morning Washington debut on Oct. 7.

Rusch isn’t a new face to the Washington D.C. market.  She has been a traffic reporter in Washington and lifestyle host for local stations there and Baltimore.  She started her media career as a QVC host in the U.S., U.K. and Germany.

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