Liz Bateson

Anchor/Reporter

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elizabeth.bateson@witn.com

Liz Bateson joined the WITN team in April 2017 as an anchor and reporter.

NAME: Elizabeth Bateson but goes by Liz
TITLE: WITN News at Sunrise Anchor and Reporter
E-MAIL: elizabeth.bateson@witn.com
ALMA MATER: Fairfield University. Go Stags!
PREVIOUS STATIONS: KEYC-TV
MARRIED: No
FAVORITE TV SHOW: This Is Us... and the Bachelor franchise is my guilty pleasure.
FAVORITE BAND: James Taylor, Fleetwood Mac, The Beatles… I think I was born in the wrong era.
FAVORITE BOOK: Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom.
FAVORITE FOOD: Ice cream!
FAVORITE BEVERAGE: Water (or a milkshake)
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON YOUR DAY OFF: Relax by the pool or go to the beach!
FAVORITE SEASON: Summer
FUN FACT: I performed at the Vatican in Rome, Italy with my college Glee Club.
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE ITEM WITH YOU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: A boat.

Liz Bateson joined the WITN team in April 2017 as an anchor and reporter.

She anchors WITN News at 4:30 a.m. and reports for WITN News at Sunrise, as well as other newscasts.

Liz came to WITN after working as a reporter for KEYC in Mankato, Minnesota.

Liz is a Rhode Island native and earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Fairfield University in Connecticut. During college, Liz interned for Fox News Channel in New York City and WPRI and WJAR-NBC 10 in R.I. She also hosted her college news station, where she had the opportunity to interview notable public figures like Tim Gunn and Jenna Bush Hager.

Born and raised in the Ocean State, Liz is happy to be back on the east coast. She’s excited to enjoy the warm weather, get involved in the community, and of course, start the day off for viewers on WITN News at Sunrise!

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

If you have a story idea or just want to say hello, email LIZ at elizabeth.bateson@witn.com.


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