Natasha Anderson joined the FOX 8 family in 2018 as a Digital Content Producer.
She previously served as a morning show producer for WICS in Springfield, Illinois.
She graduated from The Ohio State University in 2016 with a degree in digital media production. She is currently pursuing her Master of Business Administration.
Natasha is a proud Cleveland native and happy to be back in the area. When she’s not sharing breaking news, writing viral stories or crafting social media posts, Natasha enjoys traveling, spending quality time with her family and playing with her dog, Skittles. You’ll also catch her cheering on the Buckeyes every fall and rooting for an Indians World Series every spring and summer.
You can send Natasha story ideas at email@example.com
SAN DIEGO, Calif. (WJW) — 32 people were rescued after being stuck on a roller coaster at SeaWorld San Diego Saturday evening. According to KNSD, the Tidal Twister got stuck mid-operation about four feet off the ground around 4:50 p.m. PST. The ride operator released the safety restraints which allowed riders to jump off the ride. All passengers had safely exited the ride by 5:15 p.m. No injuries were reported. The Tidal Twister features two 16-person coasters that travel along a […]
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (WJW) — The African Safari Wildlife Park is inviting the community to honor and remember the ten animals killed in a barn fire on Thanksgiving day. Three giraffes, three bongos, three red river hogs and a springbok died after their barn was destroyed by the fire. Officials said they have not yet determined a cause, but there is nothing to suggest it was criminal. **Watch our previous report in the video above** On Saturday the park took […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WJW) — The No. 1 Ohio State Buckeyes are set to take on the No. 13 Wisconsin Badgers for the second time this season next Saturday in the Big Ten Championship Game. The Buckeyes clinched the Big Ten East division last week with their 28-17 win over Penn State. Saturday, the Wisconsin Badgers clinched the Big Ten West division after beating the Minnesota Gophers 38-17. Ohio State enters the title game with a perfect 12-0 record, with a […]
CLEVELAND (WJW) – Winterfest at Public Square in downtown Cleveland kicked off Saturday. The holiday festival begins at 1 p.m., leading up to the tree lighting and fireworks at 6 p.m. Click here for a full schedule of Winterfest events The Cleveland Foundation Skating rink also opened Saturday at Winterfest and will remain open until February 29. It’s a great place for family fun as you all skate together in downtown Cleveland’s premier outdoor space. You can purchase an ice […]
PITTSBURGH, Penn. (WJW) – Former Buckeye and NFL player Terrelle Pryor Sr. is in critical condition after a stabbing in Pittsburgh. According to the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pryor, 30, was stabbed around 4:30 a.m. Saturday at the Heinz Lofts apartment complex in Pittsburgh. Police say he incurred his injuries during an altercation. A woman, identified as 24-year-old Shalaya Briston, was also injured during the incident. Both were arrested. Briston faces charges of aggravated assault and criminal attempt homicide. Pryor faces […]
Editor’s Note: Cleveland police say Deloris Ali was found and is safe. CLEVELAND (WJW) — Cleveland police are searching for a missing, endangered adult. 81-year-old Deloris Ali was last seen Wednesday when she had lunch with her nephew. Her nephew stopped by her home in the 14000 block of Wemple Road in Cleveland on Thursday evening. He says she was not in the home. Ali’s nephew waited for her until approximately 2 a.m. Friday. She did not return home and […]
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (WJW) — Investigators are still working to determine that cause of the devastating barn fire that took the lives of ten animals at African Safari Wildlife Park in Port Clinton Thanksgiving day. Three giraffes, three bongos, three red river hogs and a springbok died after their barn was destroyed by the fire, which broke out at around 6:15 p.m. Officials released information about the animals lost in the fire at a press conference Friday afternoon. They were […]
PURBROOK, Hampshire, United Kingdom (WJW) — Disney made a Star Wars fan’s dying wish come true this Thanksgiving. Rowans Hospice took to Twitter on Tuesday stating that they had a patient in their care who wanted to see the franchise’s latest film, Rise of Skywalker, which isn’t set to release until next month. “Can you help? We have a patient who’s a HUGE #StarWars fan. Sadly, time is not on his side for the 20th Dec. [premiere],” staffers from Rowans Hospice in […]
POWELL, OH (WJW) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium welcomed a new polar bear cub this Thanksgiving. According to the zoo, the cub was born Thursday at 12:43 a.m. It’s the offspring of 13-year-old Aurora and 20-year-old Lee. The animal care team says Aurora is being an attentive mother and was already observed nursing her baby. While she continues to care for her cub, she and the little one will be kept in a private denning area until the spring. […]
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (WJW) — A fire broke out at the African Wildlife Safari Park in Port Clinton Thursday night, taking the lives of ten animals. According to police, the fire broke out in a barn that houses animals. When police arrived on scene around 6:20 p.m. the barn was fully engulfed. Crews from three departments were called to work the fire. Danbury Township Officer Carolyn DeMore said she heard two explosions that occurred in the facility shortly after she […]
CLEVELAND (WJW) — A Cleveland man is desperately trying to get his dog back after he was allegedly carjacked at gunpoint on the city’s west side. Michael Reed said the incident happened Wednesday at Cleveland Deli and Beverage on West 150th Street. He said when he walked out of the store a man was waiting near his car demanding the key. Reed said he begged to get his dog, Franz, when the man pulled out a gun and grabbed his […]
AUSTIN, Texas — A Texas city council is looking to purchase motels to turn into homeless shelters. According to KEYE, Austin City Council approved the purchase of a Roadway Inn about two weeks ago. The city plans to convert the motel into a homeless shelter. Now the city is looking for more for-sale motels to potentially buy and do the same too. “All motels for sale within the City of Austin jurisdictional boundaries will be pursued and screened,” the city […]