Enrique Correa joined the Fox 8 News team in July of 2012.
Before coming to Cleveland, he worked at News 12 Westchester which is located outside of New York City.
Enrique has been a reporter for more than 12 years and reported for BET Nightly News and Fox 5 News.
Enrique was born and raised in the Bronx New York, but both of his parents were born in Puerto Rico. Enrique attended Cardinal Hayes High School then went on to study at Syracuse University and majored in History.
Enrique always had a love for the news and at an early age he used to watch his uncle, a news photographer, go to work everyday. He loves all kinds of news and has covered some historic events.
He was working in New York City and witnessed the towers fall on 9/11.
In his free time Enrique loves to play & watch all sports especially basketball & football.
He likes to run on the treadmill and lifts weights a few times a week to stay in shape. He hopes to one day run the Cleveland marathon.
He is looking forward to the Browns bringing home the Superbowl trophy one day!
HUDSON, Ohio– Third graders at McDowell Elementary School in Hudson were treated to a special performance by an inspirational singer. Singer-songwriter Jesse Ruben performed the song, ‘We Can,’ at the school Wednesday afternoon. The popular song is about leadership and how people can better themselves and the world around them. The children sang along with him. Watch the video above for their entire performance. You can watch Jesse’s YouTube video of the song below:
CHAGRIN FALLS – A new restaurant in Chagrin Falls is not only serving great food, but it’s also preparing young adults with special needs to join the work force. “This is our premiere training center, this really is our classroom where we do job training, job coaching and we place out of here into partner businesses in the area,” said Shari Hunter, café owner. The Chagrin Falls cafe is part of a non-profit organization aimed at providing real-life work experience […]
CLEVELAND – A Cleveland man who suffered from leukemia is alive today and it’s all thanks to an umbilical cord blood transfusion more than a decade ago. Now the cancer survivor is trying to raise awareness on the importance of umbilical cord blood. “I was actually diagnosed with ‘AML’ which is leukemia and I was actually saved by an umbilical cord transplant,” said Nathan Mumford, 35. At the age of 24 he was he was diagnosed. To fight the cancer, […]
LORAIN – It took 63 years but a Lorain county senior citizen finally received her high school diploma. “Cause I waited a long time and now I don’t have to say that anymore,” Susan Reynolds of Lorain told Fox 8. 80-year-old Susan Reynolds is finally receiving her high school diploma from Clearview High School in Lorain. The high school surprised Susan when they presented her with the diploma Thursday morning. “I’m happy and I’m glad that my children were here […]
CLEVELAND– Each year, nearly half a million babies are born prematurely in the United States. Now two mothers from the Cleveland area are trying to spread awareness about preemies. “As a mother that you failed, your body failed and it was nothing I could prevent. It just happened so quick,” said Lisa Arotzarena of Parma. Lisa Arotzarena and Jackie Surratt both have children that were born prematurely. Jackie’s daughter, Nora, was born two and a half months premature and only […]
A little girl from Northeast Ohio showed off her skills to the world! The 10-year-old just returned from Italy where she not only competed in the World Championship of Baton Twirling.. she won! FOX 8’s Enrique Correa has more on her journey and how she brought home the gold.
The Richland County Christmas ‘Wunderland’ is coming to an end and soon you’ll be able to purchase a piece of this holiday tradition. “Well I’ve been doing it for 24 years I’m 90 years old, the ladder started getting higher and the designs started getting heavier so it was time for me to hang them up,” said Bob Hoover, an electrician. For more than 2 decades electrician Bob Hoover has been volunteering to maintain the Christmas ‘Wunderland’ at the Richland […]
CLEVELAND– An aluminum ramp will give former Tri-C basketball player, Antonio Mason, the independence he’s used to. On October 12, 2014, Mason was on his way to the Horseshoe Casino, when he was rear-ended by a drunk driver at the intersection of Kinsman and Ensign in Cleveland. Mason fractured his vertebrae in two places and was paralyzed from the chest down. “Being independent- that’s what we all want to do. We all want to do everything for ourselves. Instead of […]
WICKLIFFE, Ohio- Erienne Hay, 10, is getting ready to head to Europe to represent the United States in the World Championship of Baton Twirling. “I was born to baton,” Erienne said. The Wickliffe girl was born into the family business of twirling a baton. “My mom did baton and before that my grandmother did baton and before that her mom did baton,” said Erienne. Now, she is taking the family business to Lignano, Italy where she will be representing the […]
BEREA, Ohio – Nearly a thousand Special Olympic athletes from Cleveland schools got a chance to play football at the Browns Play 60 football festival. “I’m having the best time ever,” said Armon Joyner, a 4th grader. Armon Joyner and about 900 students from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District Special Olympics took part in the Play 60 event at the Browns practice facility in Berea. “We are having a good time. We get to play football; we get to get […]
STRONGSVILLE – A University Hospitals nurse suffering from Parkinson’s disease is making a journey of a lifetime to help spread awareness. A Strongsville man will be hiking more than 2100 miles for Parkinson’s research. “It’s my last day of work, it’s a bittersweet day. I’m leaving a lot of friends behind but fortunately I have to move on,” said 66 year-old Brian Butler. He may be retiring from his job as a registered nurse at University Hospitals main campus but he still […]
MENTOR, Ohio – A Mentor on the Lake man and his Siberian Husky discover dog tags in Lake Erie belonging to an army reservist who passed away more than 50 years ago. “My brother was my hero and I think about him even for a second every day, ” said Vince Minello of Leroy Township. Vince Minello idolized his older brother John, even though there was a 15 year age difference separating the brothers. Back in 1961, John was killed […]