WTTG Adds Chenevey To Lineup, Moves Perkins

Steve Chenevey is returning to Fox O&O WTTG Washington (DMA 8) and Tony Perkins is moving to evenings.

Chenevey has been named co-anchor of Fox 5 Morning News alongside Allison Seymour Monday through Friday, beginning Nov. 4. Perkins has been named evening co-anchor of the station’s 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts. He will co-anchor the 5 p.m. news with Laura Evans and the 10 p.m. news with Shawn Yancy. His first day in this new role will be Oct. 28.

Most recently, Chenevey was a morning anchor and reporter at WJLA Washington. Prior to that, he was WTTG’s morning anchor for nine years. Earlier in his career, Chenevey was a reporter-anchor for WPXI Pittsburgh and anchor at WYTV Youngstown, Ohio. Chenevey holds a Bachelor of Science in communication from Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

Perkins has been co-anchor of Fox 5 Morning News since 2012. Prior to this, he was co-anchor of WTTG’s weekday 9 a.m. newscast with Allison Seymour, as well as contributing to the entire morning weekday newscast in various capacities. He returned to WTTG in 2005, after serving as a weather forecaster and feature reporter for ABC’s Good Morning America.

Perkins first worked at WTTG as co-anchor of Fox Morning News from 1998 to 1999, conducting interviews, doing feature segments and reviewing movies. Before that, he was the show’s weather personality starting in 1993. Perkins is a graduate of American University in Washington.

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