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- Jessica Ralston
- Superior WI
- United States
- News Anchor
essica Ralston is an award-winning Anchor\Reporter and Producer for WSAZ and My Z. She joined the Charleston news team in December of 2003.
In 2006, Jessica was named Solo-Anchor and Executive Producer of the brand new “my Z Ten O’Clock News”. For the past 2 years it has been named "Best PM Newscast” by the West Virginia Broadcaster’s Association.
Jessica also co-anchors WSAZ’s 11pm nightly newscast “Newschannel 3 Tonight” with Tim Irr.
Jessica got her start in television news at WFMJ-TV 21 in Youngstown, Ohio. She spent 3 years at WFMJ producing newscasts before moving to WDTV in Clarksburg, WV in 2001.
At WDTV, Jessica worked as an Anchor\Reporter and Producer for the morning and evening newscasts.
Jessica has been honored by the Associated Press and West Virginia Broadcaster’s Association a record 20 times. She’s received several consecutive wins as “Best Reporter” “Best Enterprise Reporter” “Best Anchor” and “Broadcast Journalist of the Year.”
When Jessica’s not busy reporting, anchoring or producing newscasts for WSAZ\MY Z, she’s on the computer, keeping her “My Z” blog and her "Twitter" page up to date.
In 2008, Jessica’s blog not only caught on with viewers, it caught the attention of a national TV show. “Inside Edition” flew a crew to Charleston to do a feature story about Jessica.
During her time in the Mountain State, Jessica's served as a TV Host for the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, the Children's Miracle Network Telethon, Miss WV Scholarship Pageant and the Gazette-Daily Mail Regional Spelling Bee.
Jessica went to high school and college in Youngstown, Ohio but her mother's side of the family lives in Orlando. Her father's side lives in Superior, Wisconsin.
Jessica loves Charleston and spends time volunteering for various charities, running, hanging out with friends and her miniature dachshund Ginger.