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Marissa Perlman

Marissa Perlman joined the News 4 team as a Reporter and fill-in Anchor in April, 2015.

She comes to western New York from the Twin Tiers where she spent the past three years as the Evening News Anchor and Reporter at WETM 18 News in Elmira. Marissa helped her team win two New York State Broadcaster's Awards for "Best Newscast."

Marissa began her journalism career at Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. During her time at Syracuse, Marissa was an Anchor, Producer, Reporter and News Director at Citrus TV- the nation's oldest and largest student-run TV station. She also has spent time working with the news team at CBS Channel 2 in New York City.

Marissa is originally from outside Chicago and she is thrilled to call western New York her new home. She is excited to be a part of such a fantastic community and is so grateful to be able to tell your stories.

When she is not out in the field or working in the studio with the News 4 team, Marissa likes spending time with friends and family, working out, skiing and exploring the outdoors. She is looking forward to doing so in WNY!

If you have a story idea or just want to say hi, email Marissa at Marissa.Perlman@wivb.com. Also follow her on Twitter @MPerlman4 or on Facebook.


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