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Jill McCormick Promoted to Anchor at WJET

Jill McCormick has been named evening co-anchor at WJET, the ABC affiliate in Erie, Pa.

McCormick joined WJET-WFXP last year as a fill-in anchor and reporter for the morning newscast. She will co-anchor the 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts alongside Sean Lafferty beginning January 2.

“Jill is a true professional with many years of experience both in front of the camera and behind the scenes,” VP-GM Tim Dunst said in a statement. “We are proud and excited about the anchor team of Sean Lafferty and Jill McCormick on JET 24 Action News beginning January 2.”

McCormick replaces Kim Thomas, who is leaving the station for a job in politics.

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Erie News Veteran Jill McCormick Joins WJET-WFXP

A familiar face is returning to the Erie market: Jill McCormick, who has worked at both NBC-affiliate WICU and CBS-affiliate WSEE, is joining ABC-Fox duopoly WJET-WFXP, TVSpy has confirmed.

“Jill has been in the industry for 20 years, as a producer in Denver, EP in Fort Wayne, and as a reporter and anchor at other stations in our market,” WJET-WFXP news director Lou Baxter told TVSpy in an email.  “After a couple of years out of the business, this busy wife and mother was itching to get back into the biz, and we couldn’t be happier to have her join our team.”

Baxter said McCormick, who started yesterday at the station, will debut next week as a reporter on both the WJET and WFXP morning newscasts and the WJET noon newscast. She will also produce content for the later broadcasts.  Read more