Hagit Limor serves as WCPO-TV's Emmy and national award-winning investigative reporter. She moved to the United States from Israel when she was eight years old. She still loves to travel internationally for pleasure and work, having covered news stories throughout the United States, Central America, Europe and Asia, where she covered the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
At WCPO, Hagit is regarded as a "do-it-all" journalist. She's served as an anchor, general assignment reporter, and now helms the award-winning I-Team. Her abilities as a writer and reporter have garnered Hagit dozens of national, state and local awards.
She's won ten Emmy Awards, three national Sigma Delta Chi Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, a National Headliner Award, national finalist for the Investigative Reporters and Editors Association, and other national awards from the Association of Health Care Journalists and the Society of Environmental Journalists, plus more than 100 state Associated Press, state SPJ and local SPJ awards.
Hagit also is very active for the cause of journalism on a national level. She’s served as President of the national Society of Professional Journalists, representing more than 8,000 journalists across the United States after holding several other national and local offices, including president of the Greater Cincinnati SPJ chapter. Hagit also sits on the board of the Sigma Delta Chi Foundation, which promotes excellence and ethics in journalism through educational programs and grants for journalism-related projects.
Beyond journalism, Hagit volunteers extensively throughout the Tri-State, awarded by the Bethesda Foundation for her local service. She also emcees, speaks and hosts events for various community organizations.
Hagit received bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University.
At home, she shares life with her husband, her son, a dog and two cats.
Current - I-Team Reporter
1994 - joined WCPO-TV as general assignment reporter
1995-2001 - Morning/Noon Weekend Anchor
Reporter/Anchor - Bristol, VA; Asheville, NC; and Tampa, FL
Internships - Medill News Service in Rockford, IL, and Washington, DC
MA, BA Broadcast Journalism, Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism
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