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Emily Riemer Returns to WCVB as Morning, Noon Anchor

emily riemer_304x200Emily Riemer is returning to her former station, Boston ABC affiliate WCVB. Beginning June 2, she will be the station’s morning and noon anchor.

“We are very excited to have Emily return to our Channel 5 family and we will benefit greatly from having her talents once again presented on our air,” WCVB president and general manager Bill Fine said in a statement.

Riemer left WCVB in 2013 after two years as weekend anchor. In her new role, she replaces Bianca de la Garza, who is leaving WCVB to launch her own production company.

Riemer’s first assignment for WCVB was a one-on-one interview with Barbara Walters on the eve of her retirement. The interview will air on WCVB’s 11 p.m. newscast tomorrow.

“My family and I are thrilled to be returning to Boston,” Riemer said. “We’re looking forward to being close to family and I’m excited to work with the people I know to be some of the best in the business here at WCVB.”

The announcement from WCVB, after the jump. Read more

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Hearst, WCVB Celebrate Anniversaries at Joint Party

Hearst threw a party at Boston’s Museum of Fine arts Thursday night to celebrate two milestone events: Hearst turning 125 and WCVB, the company’s ABC affiliate, turning 40.

The event, which was attended by 250 guests, included a private screening of Citizen Hearst at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Among the attendees: musician John Legend, Hearst CEO Frank A. Bennack, Jr., WCVB general manager Bill Fine, anchor Susan Wornick, traffic reporter Dorothy Krysiuk, past general manager Paul LaCamera, reporter Liam Martin (pictured left), anchor Emily Riemer (pictured center) and meteorologist JC Monahan (pictured right).

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Emily Riemer Joins Boston’s WCVB as Morning Anchor-Reporter

Emily Riemer is joining Boston’s WCVB and will co-anchor the ABC-affiliate’s weekend morning newscasts alongside Steve Lacy.

Riemer comes to WCVB from Sinclair duopoloy WSYX-WTTE in Columbus, where she worked as a political reporter and news producer.

In addition to co-anchoring WCVB’s weekend morning newscasts, Riemer will work as a general assignment reporter for the weekday morning newscasts.

Riemer, who became known as a hard-nosed political reporter in Columbus and even did a one-on-one interview with President Obama last year, began her TV career at WCVB, where she was a summer intern during her time at Ithaca College.

Video of Riemer reporting, inside… Read more