Nicole Pence '06 Promoted to Morning News Anchor at Lexington's WLEX

Nicole Pence '06 Promoted to Morning News Anchor at Lexington's WLEX

March 21, 2010

Nicole Pence 2010.jpgMarch 21, 2010, Greencastle, Ind. — Nicole Pence, a 2006 graduate of DePauw University, has been named morning news co-anchor at Lexington, Kentucky NBC affiliate WLEX-TV. Pence, who joined the station in 2008 as a reporter, had been filling in on the morning broadcast.  She will also report for the station's noon news.

"I'm thrilled," Pence tells the Lexington Herald- Leader. "I think viewers can expect continued genuine fun. That's the thing with (co-anchor Chris Goodman) and I: We are really good friends." She adds, "Viewers are going to get two people who really, really enjoy what they do every day. I'm a news junkie, and he's a little bit more entertainment so, when you put us together, it's the perfect balance."

You'll find the full story at the newspaper's Web site.

Nicole Pence graduated cum laude from DePauw with a double major in communication and Spanish and a minor in political science. In 2004, NBC Logo.jpgshe was one of four DePauw students to share a national Society of Professional Journalists' "Mark of Excellence" award for "Best Radio Sports Reporting." Before joining WLEX she worked for Indiana's News Center in Fort Wayne, where she was a reporter and fill-in news anchor.

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