Wes Cooper

Date of Joining WATE: January 3, 2022

Birthplace/Hometown:  Born in Chattanooga, Tenn. and raised in Whitwell, Tenn.

Education:

B.A. in Journalism from the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss)

Previous Media Experience:

WJBF-TV, Augusta, Ga. from 2018-2021, Reporter/fill-in anchor
WAAY-TV, Huntsville, Ala. from 2017-2018, Producer

What You Enjoy About Local News:

Every single day we get to create a product for everyone to see. Local news is an industry that’s always changing for the greater good and it’s a privilege to be involved. 

Outside Interests/Hobbies:

My family and friends, exploring the South, college football, golf, fishing

Awards and Honors:

Perfect attendance 3rd grade- Chattanooga Christian School 

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