Jessica Bates

Executive News Producer

Executive Producer of (mobile,web, social media and the 10 p.m.newscast) at Fox 8 News in Cleveland.

Recent Articles

  • Woman: ‘Twitter Gave Me PTSD’

    Posted on: 1:48 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    A Washington woman is speaking out after coming under fire for her claims that Twitter and online harassment gave her...
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    (courtesy: MGN Online)
  • PICTURES: Boston Bombing Memorial

    Posted on: 5:08 pm, April 15, 2014, by and

    A moment of silence at the finish line, the tolling of church bells and a solemn flag-raising ceremony capped the...
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    The ringing of church bells, the raising of an American flag and the singing of the national anthem followed a moment of silence on Boston's Boylston Street on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • Sheriff’s Department: Missing Woman Found Safe

    Posted on: 9:10 am, April 13, 2014, by , updated on: 11:03am, April 13, 2014

    SUFFIELD TOWNSHIP- The Portage County Sheriff’s office has located missing woman, 31-year-old Melissa Ann Seeley. Authorities had asked for the...
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    Missing person Melissa Seeley ( 4/13/14)
  • Homeland Security Releases ‘See Something, Send Something’ App

    Posted on: 9:52 am, April 12, 2014, by and

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans can now report suspicious activity to the state’s Homeland Security agency with a new app...
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    courtesy: MGN Graphics
  • Pop Quiz: Test Your ‘Salem Witch Trial’ IQ

    Posted on: 3:16 pm, April 7, 2014, by , updated on: 03:18pm, April 7, 2014

    We are less than two weeks away from the much-anticipated drama, ‘Salem.’ WGN America’s series, the drama debuts Sunday, April...
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    The set of the series "Salem"
  • SEEN ON TV: 3/30/14

    Posted on: 11:33 am, March 30, 2014, by , updated on: 11:35am, March 30, 2014

    Here are the SEEN ON TV web links for Sunday, March 30, 2014: Click here for St. Jude Dream Home...
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  • Crews Tackling Snow, Parking Bans Issued

    Posted on: 9:43 am, March 29, 2014, by , updated on: 10:54pm, March 29, 2014

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Spring may have officially sprung, but our winter weather just doesn’t want to leave. With the potential...
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  • Baby Reveal Gone Wrong: ‘Every Time It’s Girl, Girl, Girl!’

    Posted on: 11:03 am, March 28, 2014, by , updated on: 11:07am, March 28, 2014

    Sometimes surprises are reason to celebrate, other times they end sadly in tears. A family had their three kids gather...
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    (Photo Credit: YouTube)
  • Suspense Building For ‘Salem’

    Posted on: 9:19 pm, March 26, 2014, by , updated on: 11:56pm, March 29, 2014

    Suspense, drama, edge of your seat action.. WGN America takes you to “Salem,” an original one-hour drama series that takes...
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    (Image from YouTube video)
  • Family: School Wants Child to Look More Like a Girl

    Posted on: 5:56 pm, March 25, 2014, by and

    VIRGINIA- A family from Timberlake, Virginia is speaking out after they said their child was discriminated against because of the...
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  • Malaysia Plane Search: Satellite Spotted New ‘Debris’

    Posted on: 9:14 am, March 22, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:23am, March 22, 2014

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (CNN) — China has new satellite images showing a large object floating in the southern Indian Ocean...
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    (Courtesy: CNN)
  • News Helicopter Crashes Killing 2

    Posted on: 11:26 am, March 18, 2014, by , and , updated on: 02:09pm, March 18, 2014

    A news helicopter crashed in Seattle near the Space Needle Tuesday morning, KCPQ reported.
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    (Courtesy: KCPQ via NDN)