WITN News at Sunrise Weekends
Cassandra Bell anchors WITN News at Sunrise Weekends.
NAME: Cassandra Bell
TITLE: WITN Weekend Morning Show Anchor
ALMA MATER: East Carolina University
PREVIOUS STATIONS: WNCT
FAVORITE TV SHOW: House
FAVORITE MOVIE: Finding Forester
FAVORITE BAND: Huge Michael Jackson fan
FAVORITE SONG: "The Climb" by Miley Cyrus
FAVORITE BOOK: My Sister's Keeper
FAVORITE FOOD: Lobster
FAVORITE BEVERAGE: Coffee
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON YOUR DAY OFF: Read
FAVORITE SEASON: Spring, it's always a season of renewal for me.
FUN FACT: I'm a big time introvert and prefer solidtude to crowds...and eventhough I just turned 40, I still have a killer jump shot!
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE ITEM WITH YOU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: Anything written by Jennifer Weiner and I'd keep my fingers crossed that no one find me for at least a week!
On her first tour at WITN-TV in 1998, Cassandra served as Assignment Editor for one year before answering the call to motherhood and leaving the news business to become a stay-at-home mom. During the next six years, Cassandra published four mainstream novels.
She and her family live in Pitt County.
Searchers found the body of a mother whose child was also killed in a devastating mudslide that struck the Montecito area of California this month.
"I'm tired of my daughter's health being used as a political weapon," said Lisa Nunez, whose 11-year-old daughter is a CHIP recipient.
A group of three or four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul and took hostages and exchanged gunfire with security forces, officials said.
Thousands gathered in cities across the United States wielding signs and sporting pink hats in the second such march since Trump took office.
Los Angeles lagged behind other California cities in launching legal marijuana sales for anyone over 21 years old. The sales began at a few stores on Friday.