WASHINGTON — WUSA9, TEGNA’s CBS affiliate serving the greater Washington, D.C. community, today announced that Michelle Logan will be joining the “Get Up DC!” team as traffic anchor beginning Tuesday, April 20.
Logan is joining WUSA9 from WIAT (CBS 42) in Birmingham, Alabama, where she has been a traffic anchor since 2018. In addition to her traffic duties, Logan served as a fill-in anchor for the station’s midday and weekend morning programs and produced enterprise stories for newscasts. She also produced and hosted a weekly health and wellness program, “Living Well with Michelle.”
The fastest-growing morning show in the DMV, “Get Up DC!” is hosted by Washington, D.C., native Tony Perkins and co-anchored by fellow natives Allison Seymour and Annie Yu, with Howard Bernstein on weather. The show offers the latest news, traffic, weather, and trending stories with a distinct and unique D.C. point of view to help viewers begin their days informed and entertained. “Get Up DC!” airs live weekdays from 4:25-7:00 a.m.
“Michelle Logan is a dynamic reporter with an engaging personality that makes her a perfect fit to join our Get Up DC! team,” said Michael Valentine, vice president and station manager, WUSA9. We are thrilled that she will be bringing her unique traffic expertise to help the DMV community start their mornings.”
“It’s an honor to live and work in our nation’s capital alongside people who are so passionate about this community,” said Logan. “I’m overjoyed to start working with Tony, Annie, Allison and Howard, and to be a part of WUSA9 and the Get Up DC! family.
Logan was born in Santa Clarita, California, a suburb near Los Angeles. She earned her journalism degree from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) and minored in media, arts & technologies. She’s passionate about health and wellness and has certifications in training and nutrition.
On January 16, 1949, Channel 9, then a new CBS network affiliate station, began its first official broadcast. Since that time, there have been several sets of call letters (WOIC, WTOP, WDVM, and today, WUSA) and Washington has grown from a small television market to one of the top ten markets in the country. WUSA9 is part of TEGNA Inc., one of the largest, most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S. Learn more at www.wusa9.com.
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