Liz Bateson

Greenville, NC
Liz Bateson

Liz Bateson joined the WITN team in April 2017 as an anchor and reporter. Liz anchors WITN News at Sunrise each weekday morning.

Liz is a Rhode Island native and earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Fairfield University in Connecticut. She began her reporting career at KEYC News 12 in Minnesota before making her way to Eastern Carolina.

Liz is an award-winning journalist who has had the opportunity to interview notable public figures, including Jenna Bush Hager, Dan + Shay, Christina Koch, Amy Klobuchar, Tim Gunn and Alexandra Pelosi. She has also reported on natural disasters, including Hurricane Florence, and covered presidential and midterm elections. She recently received the RTDNAC/AP Awards for Best Hard News Feature and Best Feature News Story.

Liz enjoys spending time outdoors, volunteering with Best Buddies, singing, reading and rooting for the New England Patriots.

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  • RTDNAC/ AP Award Best Hard News Feature, RTDNAC/ AP Award Best Light News Feature
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