When it comes to social media, you can find me:
Facebook: @hillarylakenews Twitter: @hillarylake Instagram: @hillarylakenews
When did you start working here?:
June 27, 2016
Where else have you worked?
KATU News (Portland, OR); WBIR-TV (Knoxville, TN); KOBI-TV (Medford, OR)
Where did you go to college?:
I earned a B.A. in Communication from Southern Oregon University. And, I earned an M.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication.
What are you most proud of when it comes to your work?:
I am most proud of telling stories and doing reporting that make a difference in peoples’ lives. I am also proud winning an Emmy for my reporting.
What are you most proud of in your own life?:
I am most proud of working hard to achieve my career goals as a journalist and creating some lasting friendships as I’ve moved across the country (twice!).
What do you love about living in the Tri-State?:
I love how friendly everyone is. I’ve never lived in a place where people I don’t know say ‘hello’ while I’m walking down the street, or ask me how I’m doing. I also love the Cincinnati skyline and the green, rolling hills across the area.
What are your favorite local hangouts/places, sports & cultural institutions?:
I enjoy the many craft brews found in OTR. I’m a sucker for a good brunch. I love college football, and am an huge fan of the Oregon Ducks since I’m an alum. And I love running through Smale Waterfront Park, and Eden Park.
TV Shows: The West Wing, The Good Wife Books: To Kill A Mockingbird Movies: The American President, The Sound of Music Music: Country, 80’s rock
Apps I can't live without: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google Maps, Waze, Yelp