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Giacomo Luca Starts His Climb Up the Ladder

luca wlio_304In April, we told you about Roosevelt University student Giacomo Luca who spent his weekends producing and anchoring for Lima, OH, NBC affiliate WLIO four hours away.

Robert Feder reports Luca has graduated and now has a job at KFVS, the CBS affiliate in Cape Girardeau, MO. He’ll work as a reporter.

“I believe that my new position with KFVS in a considerably larger market with a larger corporation will better help me advance toward my goal of becoming an international correspondent,” Luca told Feder.

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Chicago College Student is Talented, Hungry and Already Has an Anchor Job


You might want to look over your shouder. Chicago media writer Robert Feder reports it may only be a matter of time before Giacomo Luca comes for your job.

Luca is a student at Roosevelt University and in his spare time he’s the weekend news anchor for Lima, OH, NBC affiliate WLIO. Luca commutes four hours each way to anchor and produce the 6:00 and 11:00 p.m. news on Saturday and Sunday.

“Journalism isn’t a career, it’s a lifestyle,” Luca declares on his bio. “I’ve decided to dedicate my life to seeking truth and reporting it.”

The Cincinnati native most recently held a morning news internship at Tribune Broadcasting WGN-Channel 9, where his mentor was news anchor Larry Potash. “Giacomo has a passion for broadcast journalism that, in my experience, most interns don’t have,” Potash said in a statement. “Because of his knowledge of technology and his work ethic, I gave him the freedom to coordinate segments and stories. He gained valuable experience in writing and producing that many interns miss.” Read more