WRVO Welcomes Catherine Loper
WRVO Public Media has appointed Catherine J. Loper Director of Regional Content/News and Public Affairs. The appointment follows a 20-year career as broadcast reporter, producer, newsroom manager, and, most recently, Director of News for the Washington Bureau of the Fox News Channel. In 2004 she oversaw coverage of the John Kerry presidential campaign for the network. From 2007 to 2010 she was Director of White House coverage, and previously held positions at Canadian Television Network, ABC NewsOne and APTN.
"Catherine's outstanding accomplishments as a journalist and newsroom manager make her the perfect choice to lead WRVO's regional news and public affairs coverage,” said WRVO General Manager Michael S. Ameigh. “We are thrilled to have her aboard."
In her new position Catherine will serve as the senior reporter and producer of WRVO’s regional and public affairs coverage and will host WRVO’s award-winning Community Forum series.
Loper earned a M.A. in Public Affairs Reporting from University of Illinois at Springfield and a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and History from the University of Southern California. She joined WRVO April 9th.