Riliegh McHugh

Multi-Media Journalist

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riliegh.mchugh@wjhg.com

Riliegh joined us as a Multi-Media Journalist in February 2017.

She hails from Hershey, PA and is excited to be living in much warmer weather. Riliegh went to the University of Georgia and played soccer there for two years before transferring to the University of Pittsburgh and finishing her academic and athletic career there. After college Riliegh worked for the Philadelphia Phillies, Flyers, and 76ers doing graphics and in-game production. After living in Philadelphia for almost two years she moved back to Hershey and worked for WHTM-ABC27 to gain more newsroom experience.

When Riliegh is not at work she enjoys going to the beach, reading, watching reality tv shows, working out, trying new restaurants, and traveling to see friends and family. She also loves sports and is secretly great at video games (Mario games are her specialty). If you have a story idea Riliegh would love to hear it! You can reach her by email, Facebook, or Twitter!


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