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WTTG’s Wisdom Martin Interviews President Obama Look Alike on National Mall

While reporting on President Obama’s second inauguration from the National Mall, WTTG reporter Wisdom Martin came across a professional Presidential look-alike.

“I’m from Channel 5 here in DC, and you look just like Barack Obama,” Martin told the man, who was swamped with people attempting to take a picture with him. “What do you mean? I’m Barack Obama,” the look-alike, Louis Ortiz, responded.

Ortiz called his life since Obama was elected “a roller-coaster ride,” telling Martin, “Not too many downs. Many ups. South Korea, Japan, Australia, corporate events, IBM, the Dalai Lama, Steve Forbes. It’s just nonstop.”

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WTTG Names Sarah Simmons Morning Co-Anchor

Sarah Simmons has been promoted to morning co-anchor at WTTG, the Fox O&O in Washington, DC.

Simmons joined WTTG as a general assignment reporter in 2006. “Her passion and work ethic proved she was the perfect candidate for this position,” WTTG vice president and general manager Duffy Dyer said in a statement.

Simmons will co-anchor the 4:30-7 a.m. newscast alongside Wisdom Martin. “I look forward to the unique opportunity of bringing both local and national news to our viewers, in a city that has welcomed me with open arms,” she said.