Jerry Revish

10TV News Anchor

10TV News Anchor

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Jerry Revish delivers the nightly news to Columbus viewers as anchor of the 5, 6 and 11 p.m. editions of 10TV News.

He has been an award-winning reporter for WBNS-TV since June 1980.

Jerry's reporting talents have taken him around the world.  He was the first Columbus TV reporter to go to Saudi Arabia to cover the Persian Gulf War. Jerry has also reported from Haiti, Barbados, South Africa, Bosnia, Bahrain and Japan.

Among his reporting honors: 8 Emmy awards and the Silver Circle Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; Associated Press awards for best feature, best documentary and best spot news coverage; the Carl Day Award for Outstanding Achievement; and, the Best International Reporting Award from the National Association of Black Journalists for a series of reports on the liberation of Haiti and a half-hour documentary on the new South Africa. Jerry has also been inducted in the Ohio Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

Among his most personally-satisfying stories:  helping Columbus bodybuilder Walter Smith -- wrongfully convicted of rape -- win his freedom through DNA testing; and, reporting from Washington on the Inauguration of President Barack Obama.

Jerry is the founder of a high school journalism workshop for minority students in Columbus.

Jerry is a native of Youngstown, Ohio, where he got his start in broadcasting at WBBW Radio. Jerry and his wife, Danielle, a fashion show producer, model and image consultant, have two children, Nicole and Jerome and three grandchildren, Samuel, Madison and Sydney.

Additional Info

Dream Interview: Nelson Mandela.
 
Dream Job: I have it.
 
Favorite CBS Program: The Mentalist & The Good Wife.
 
Role Model: My father.
 
Hidden Talent: I'm a grill-master.
 
What I wanted to be growing up: An astronaut.
 
First Car: 1966 Pontiac GTO. Way too much car for a 19-year-old.
 
Zodiac Sign: Pisces.
 
Favorite Sports Teams: Yankees, Cowboys, Cavs.
 
Favorite Food: New York Strip Steak/medium.
 
News Philosophy: Afflict the comfortable and comfort the afflicted.
 
Hobbies/Interests: Gardening, reading, extensive jazz, gospel music selection. Drug and alcohol prevention projects, homeless advocacy.
 
Best Part About Central Ohio: Clean, safe, friendly and diverse.
 
Most Memorable Assignments: Desegregation of Columbus Public Schools, Persian Gulf War, Balkans War, Liberation of Haiti, South Africa After Apartheid, 9/11 Terrorist Attacks, the Presidential Inauguration of Barack Obama.
 
Anything Else? As the song goes, "If you don't know me by now..."

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