Sherry Ray Hughes Joins WCPO As Meteorologist
Meteorologist Sherry Ray Hughes will Scripps ABC affiliate WCPO Cincinnati (DMA 33) in the dual role of staff meteorologist and multi-media journalist. Beginning Oct. 1 Hughes will contribute to newsgathering efforts during the week and provide weather forecasts primarily on weekends and weekdays as needed.
Hughes will regularly appear in the weekend 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts, taking the place of meteorologist Steve Norris who is leaving the station.
She comes to WCPO from WTSP Tampa, Fla., where she was a meteorologist and news reporter since 2005. Previously, she was a meteorologist and news reporter at three additional stations: WNCN Raleigh, N.C.; KSAZ Phoenix; and WCSC Charleston, S.C.
Hughes is a member of the American Meteorological Society and the National Weather Association, and holds the Seal of Approval for her work from both organizations. Hughes received a Bachelor of Arts in broadcast journalism from the University of South Carolina. Additionally, she is a graduate of the Broadcast Meteorology Program at Mississippi State University.