ABC6 Team - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

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    John DeLuca

    John DeLuca

    John anchors the  5, 6 and 11pm newscasts. A New England native, John was born in Worcester and grew up in Rhode Island. He graduated from Cranston East High

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    John helps the people of Southern New England stay informed weeknights at 5, 6 and 11.A New England native, John was born in Worcester and grew up in Rhode Island. He graduated from Cranston East High School and URI.John began his career at ABC6 in 1999, after working as a sportscaster at WCBI-TV in Columbus, Mississippi and as a news reporter and fill-in anchor at KMPH-TV in Fresno, California.Since coming to ABC6, John has covered a wide range of local and national stories, and he has ancho...More >>
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    Alexandra Cowley

    Alexandra Cowley

    Alexandra joined ABC 6 in September of 2011, she joins our team from sunny Florida where she was born and raised. Before coming to WLNE, Alexandra worked at WCJB-TV in Gainesville, FloridaMore >>
    Alexandra joined ABC 6 in September of 2011. She co-anchors the 5 and 5:30 pm weekday Newscasts with Mark Curtis.  She joins our team from sunny Florida where she was born and raised. Before coming to WLNE, Alexandra worked at WCJB-TV in Gainesville, Florida where she reported and anchored. While in Gainesville, Alexandra reported on events that received national attention. She covered the infamous Terry Jones and his burning of the Quran that caused unrest worldwide.
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    Mark Curtis

    Mark Curtis

    Mark Curtis is a 30 year professional in Radio and TV, all over America. Mark covered the entire 2008 Presidential campaign, traveling the country with all of the candidates as a blogger and freelanceMore >>
    Mark Curtis is a 30 year professional in Radio and TV, all over America. Mark covered the entire 2008 Presidential campaign, traveling the country with all of the candidates as a blogger and freelance political analyst. His new book, "Age of Obama: A Reporter's Journey with Clinton, McCain and Obama in the Making of the President 2008" was released Inaugural week 2009 by Nimble Books, Inc. Mark is well known from his many years with KTVU in the San Francisco Bay Area, from 1993 to January 20...More >>
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    Melissa Randall

    Melissa Randall

    Melissa Randall joined the ABC6 news team in July 2012 as a multi-media journalist. Melissa grew up in Millville, Mass., and now lives in Burrillville, Rhode Island. Melissa's experience includesMore >>
    Melissa Randall joined the ABC6 news team in July 2012 as a multi-media journalist. Melissa grew up in Millville, Mass., and now lives in Burrillville, Rhode Island.Melissa's experience includes time as a reporter for Worcester News Tonight in Worcester, Mass. and New England Cable News in Newton, Mass. She has covered major stories including the Central/Western Mass Tornadoes, The Boston Marathon Bombings, and the Aaron Hernandez murder Investigation. Melissa is a graduate of Curry College i...More >>
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    Mike LaCrosse

    Mike LaCrosse

    Mike LaCrosse joined the ABC6 team in September of 2013 and can be seen reporting on weeknights. He comes to Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts from WGGB in Springfield.Mike has been a part of covering some of the region's biggest stories. 
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    Mike LaCrosse joined the ABC6 team in September of 2013 and can be seen reporting on weeknights. He comes to Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts from WGGB in Springfield.Mike has been a part of covering some of the region's biggest stories.  On April 19th 2013, he reported from the scene of a massive police search for a terror suspect in Watertown, Mass.  He also reported from the bombings at the Boston Marathon. 
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    Dana Griffin

    Dana Griffin

    Dana Griffin joined ABC6 News in June 2013 as a general assignment reporter. Previously, she worked for KIEM in Eureka, CA where she was the weekend anchor/reporter. She was born and raised in Atlanta,More >>
    Dana Griffin joined ABC6 News in June 2013 as a general assignment reporter.Previously, she worked for KIEM in Eureka, CA where she was the weekend anchor/reporter.Born and raised in Atlanta, Ga., Dana graduated magna cum laude from Clark Atlanta University with a degree inMass Media Arts. Before reporting, Dana worked behind the scenes at WAGA in Atlanta. At one point, she was as an extras-casting recruiter for MTV's Teen Wolf.Danaloves football andwill only root for her home team: TheAtlant...More >>
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    Kevin Coskren

    Kevin Coskren

    ABC6 Chief Meteorologist Kevin Coskren has always had a passion for weather. "I remember the blizzard of 1978 when I was growing up. I watched the snow pile up next to a yardstick outside the kitchen sliding glass door. There was lightning and thunder and during all this I wondered how it all worked," Kevin recalls. Kevin's quest for knowledge took him to the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical EngineeringMore >>
    ABC6 Chief Meteorologist Kevin Coskren has always had a passion for weather. "I remember the blizzard of 1978 when I was growing up. I watched the snow pile up next to a yardstick outside the kitchen sliding glass door. There was lightning and thunder and during all this I wondered how it all worked," Kevin recalls. Kevin's quest for knowledge took him to the University of Notre Dame, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering
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    Steve Cascione

    Steve Cascione

    Native Rhode Islander Steve Cascione graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a BA in Geography and Meteorology. He briefly attended MIT, taking graduate classes in weather forecasting. In 1978,More >>
    Native Rhode Islander Steve Cascione graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a BA in Geography and Meteorology. He briefly attended MIT, taking graduate classes in weather forecasting. In 1978, Cascione moved to State College, Pennsylvania, and began work for Accu Weather as a Forecast Meteorologist. In 1980, he moved back to Rhode Island to work for WLNE TV-6. He began a weather consulting business called Ocean State Weather, which he still runs. Steve holds the Broadcast Seal of ...More >>
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    Chelsea Priest

    Chelsea Priest

    A Rhode Island native, Chelsea Priest. Chelsea hails from Warwick. The Prout School graduate attended Plymouth State University in New Hampshire

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    ABC 6's newest addition to the Stormtracker Team is Rhode Island native, Chelsea Priest. Chelsea hails from Warwick. The Prout School graduate attended Plymouth State University in New Hampshire where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology.elsea

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  • ABC6 Sports Director

    Ken Bell

    Ken Bell

    How did you get started in this business? Was there someone or something that inspired you to take this path in life? I always loved sports but I had a back problem that would not allow me to play after Little League. I became fascinated by sportscasting but I was very shy. It wasn't until I was forced to take a speech course in the 8th grade that I discovered a hidden talent. My junior and senior high speech teachers had the greatest impact on my life. What is your favorite sport? I love foo...More >>
    How did you get started in this business? Was there someone or something that inspired you to take this path in life? I always loved sports but I had a back problem that would not allow me to play after Little League. I became fascinated by sportscasting but I was very shy. It wasn't until I was forced to take a speech course in the 8th grade that I discovered a hidden talent. My junior and senior high speech teachers had the greatest impact on my life. What is your favorite sport? I love foo...More >>
  • ABC6 Sports Reporter - Anchor

    Nick Coit

    Nick Coit

    Nick Coit spends his days chasing around local athletes for great games, fun interviews, and interesting stories. Nick started his travels around Rhode Island in February 2014, joining the legendary Ken Bell as ABC6 Weekend Sports Anchor/Weekday Sports Reporter.   A native of Plymouth, Mass, home of "The Rock" and "The Mayflower," Nick developed the bright idea of combining two of his passions, sports and entertainment, into one at Plymouth North High School.More >>
    Nick Coit spends his days chasing around local athletes for great games, fun interviews, and interesting stories. Nick started his travels around Rhode Island in February 2014, joining the legendary Ken Bell as ABC6 Weekend Sports Anchor/Weekday Sports Reporter.   A native of Plymouth, Mass, home of "The Rock" and "The Mayflower," Nick developed the bright idea of combining two of his passions, sports and entertainment, into one at Plymouth North High School.
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