CINCINNATI – WCPO 9 Meteorologist Sherry Hughes will be leaving the station this week.
Sherry has been a key member of the station’s 9 First Warning Weather Team for over 10 years since joining in September 2011. Prior to working at WCPO 9, she also held weather positions in Tampa, Fla. In Raleigh. , North Carolina, Phoenix and Charleston. , Caroline from the south.
Sherry is well known for her involvement in numerous community organizations across the tri-state. Her participation in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides for Breast Cancer has become a very personal experience for her.
Just over two years ago, Sherry was diagnosed with breast cancer and underwent treatment for the disease, sharing her struggles and courage with colleagues, viewers and on social media every step of the way. . Since then, Sherry has been passionate about advocating and supporting breast cancer patients, their families and their survivors.
“Sherry will be missed by all of us – her positive attitude, her smile, her laughter, her dancing – you name her – she always makes you feel better.” And that personality and authenticity is why audiences connected with her, âsaid Jeff Brogan, vice president and general manager of WCPO 9.
âI am so grateful that I have had the opportunity to serve the community of Greater Cincinnati and the Tri-States for the past 10+ years through my weather forecast, stories and community involvement,â added Hughes . âMy colleagues and Cincinnati viewers have become family, and I will cherish the overwhelming love and support they have shown me from my first day on the air in 2011 through my recent health issues and my journey. against breast cancer. I will now take the time to really enjoy the beautiful weather with my husband, Myron, family and friends. God really blessed me and now I want to bless others. I intend to continue the work I have done around women’s health, breast cancer awareness, cancer education and advocacy. It is the work of the heart that fascinates me a lot.
Sherry’s last day will be Wednesday, November 24.