Olivia Michael

Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist

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Olivia Michael is the 5:30 p.m. evening news anchor for CBS Local 18 News.

Olivia Michael is the 5:30 p.m. evening news anchor for CBS Local 18 News.

Born and raised in New Jersey, Olivia is excited to call the Panhandle home. She is a graduate from The College of New Jersey where she studied business and communications. She joins WJHG/WECP from CNBC's "Squawk Box" where she was a news associate and contributed to CNBC digital. Prior to that, her internships included CNN, MSNBC and the TODAY show. Being half Cuban, she is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

While in school, Olivia anchored and reported for The College of New Jersey's television station, Lions TV. She was a sister of Delta Zeta, a peer mentor, and studied abroad in Seville, Spain. Outside of school, she devoted her time to the Miss America Organization speaking to groups throughout the state and volunteering at local children's hospitals, winning the 2014 Children's Miracle Maker Award.

Outside of work, Olivia enjoys spending time with family, on the beach, and exploring local restaurants! Feel free to email Olivia or reach out via Facebook and Twitter.

NBC News Headlines

A fight over facial recognition is dividing Detroit — with high stakes for police and privacy

Detroit’s police chief says facial recognition is making the city safer. Some residents fear it could create a surveillance state.

Mountain lion attacks young boy in Colorado, officials say

The boy's condition was not immediately disclosed, but he was said to be taken to a hospital for treatment.

California police say hotel worker had arsenal of guns, threatened mass shooting

The Long Beach, California, police chief said the person who was arrested "had clear plans, intent and the means to carry out an act of violence."

Passengers walk away uninjured after plane bursts into flames at California airport

Authorities said that the plane experienced complications during take-off that resulted in the plane and grass around it to catch fire.

Cleveland cop charged with trying to kidnap girl, urinating on her

Prosecutors say the 34-year-old officer recorded the alleged assault on his cellphone.