Tessa DiTirro is overjoyed to start her day with you on Fox 17 Morning News. Tessa spent the previous three years as a News Reporter/Anchor at WKRC (CBS) in Cincinnati, OH. While at WKRC, Tessa reported many big stories including the 2019 mass shooting at Fifth Third Bank offices, a deadly plane crash in Madeira (OH), and the devastating tornadoes that swept through Dayton (OH) in May 2019.
Tessa’s broadcasting career began in Wheeling, WV where she was the Weekday Morning News Anchor/Reporter at WTRF (CBS). An Akron native, Tessa earned her journalism degree from The Ohio State University. While at OSU, Tessa reported for Lantern TV and Buckeye TV. She also interned at WOIO (CBS) in Cleveland, OH and WSYX (ABC) in Columbus, OH.
Tessa loves to be involved with her community. She’s been a volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters and CASA. When Tessa isn’t on the anchor desk or tracking down her next big story, you’ll find her on the trails running or hiking, working out, checking out local restaurants and coffee shops, exploring Pure Michigan, and spoiling her cat, Lola. If you see her in the community, please say 'hi!' she would love to connect with you!