Gina DiPietro grew up in Ohio and went to Indiana University with hopes of becoming a broadcast journalist.
NAME: Gina DiPietro
TITLE: Anchors on WITN News at 5:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 11:00 p.m. and reports
ALMA MATER: Indiana University
PREVIOUS STATIONS: WAGM-TV, WFIE-TV
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Anything on the Food Network- “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” is one of the best!
FAVORITE BAND: John Legend, John Mayer
FAVORITE BOOK: "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini
FAVORITE FOOD: Greek food- gyros and all!
FAVORITE BEVERAGE: Green tea
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON YOUR DAY OFF: Cooking dinner
FAVORITE SEASON: Summer
FUN FACT: I come from a huge family, with nearly 30 first cousins!
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE ITEM WITH YOU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: Sunscreen
Gina worked as a reporter and weekend sports anchor for the only TV station in Presque Isle, Maine. At WAGM, Gina covered stories in both Maine and parts of Canada. She earned two Maine Best in Broadcasting Awards for continuing coverage. The first series of stories profiled a young girl's battle with cancer. The others followed a flood that ravaged Perth-Andover, New Brunswick. Most recently, Gina worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at WFIE-TV, the NBC affiliate in Evansville, Indiana.
Gina joined WITN at the start of 2014. She's an anchor at 5:00, 5:30 and 11 p.m. Gina's also excited to get out in the community, with special reporting each week.