Hannah Jeffries

Multimedia Journalist

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hannah.jeffries@witn.com

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

NAME: Hannah Jeffries
TITLE: Multimedia Journalist
E-MAIL: hannah.jeffries@witn.com
ALMA MATER: East Carolina University
PREVIOUS STATIONS: Interned at Pirate Radio Station, WNCT in Greenville, NBC News Channel and WITN
MARRIED: Not yet!
CHILDREN: One day!
FAVORITE TV SHOW: The Bachelor
FAVORITE BAND: Florence and the Machine, Drake, and Carrie Underwood!
FAVORITE BOOK: Girl Wash Your Face, and of course Charlottes Web
FAVORITE FOOD: Italian, Penne Vodka
FAVORITE BEVERAGE: Raspberry Lemonade
FAVORITE THING TO DO ON YOUR DAY OFF: Explore something new in the East
FAVORITE SEASON: Fall
FUN FACT: I represented North Carolina at the Grand Old Opry in Nashville, Tennessee, as a member of the Worlds National Ensemble.
IF YOU WERE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE ITEM WITH YOU, WHAT WOULD IT BE?: My Tenacious Taupe Lipstick.

Hannah Jeffries joined the WITN team in January 2020 as a reporter.

Hannah is a born and raised North Carolina girl, originally from Eden, a small city north of Greensboro. She also has family here in Eastern Carolina including Beaufort County.

Hannah knew from a young age that she had a passion for news and storytelling.

She graduated from East Carolina University in December of 2019 majoring in Communications with a concentration in Journalism, and a minor in Geography. Following her internship at WITN during her last semester, she was able to go right to work at her first full-time reporting job.

One interesting fact about Hannah is she was the former president and secretary of the ECU Magnolia Belles, ECU’s All-Female Accapella Group and belonged to the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.

When Hannah isn’t working you can find her spending time with family, cooking and singing in her church choir.


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