Darcie Loreno is a Digital Content Producer at Fox 8 News in Cleveland.

She started her career in print journalism, reporting at a newspaper in Erie, Pa., before moving to Ohio and working at publications in Ashland and Warren, where she earned several awards for breaking news and investigative journalism.

She entered the world of TV News as an online news manager at WKBN in Youngstown, making its website Murrow-award winning and No. 1 in the region.

In 2012, she joined Fox 8 News as an associate producer and was soon promoted to producer, where she produced every newscast at the station at the time. In 2014, she became digital content producer.

Darcie studied English, journalism and psychology at Gannon University in Erie and graduated in 2003.

Awards: Nominated for 2013 Emmy award, best continuing coverage. 2012 Edward R. Murrow regional award, best broadcast affiliated website. 2012 Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters award, second place for best website. 2011 Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters award, second place for best website. 2010 Ohio Associated Press Broadcasters award, first place for best website. 2009 Associated Press Society of Ohio award, second place for best investigative reporting. 2009 AP award, third place for best breaking news.

Darcie has spent years volunteering in animal rescue, and currently serves on the board for the Friends of the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter.

Recent Articles
  • Video: Indians’ Carlos Santana sworn in as U.S. citizen

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Indians’ Carlos Santana, surrounded by his children and family, officially became a U.S. citizen Friday in federal court. Earlier this month, Terry Francona proudly announced he and teammate Hanley Ramirez were both a step closer to U.S. citizenship after passing the required tests. In the announcement, Francona said he doubted Santana passed, so he made him show him the test. “He came in and he had the questions on his phone, so we looked through the […]

  • Blood pressure medication recall expanded again to include more Losartan

    The FDA has announced that a recall for medication used to treat high blood pressure has been expanded again. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited has expanded its recall to include an additional 36 lots of Losartan potassium Tablets USP and 68 lots of Losartan Potassium/Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP. **For more on this recall, click here** The recall is the latest in an ongoing investigation into a class of drugs known as angiotensin receptor blockers or ARBs, which contain either valsartan, losartan or irbesartan and are […]

  • Inmate who escaped, was later arrested in Cleveland remains in custody

    CLEVELAND — The inmate who escaped from the back of an ambulance in Cleveland Wednesday night remains in custody following his Friday morning arraignment. Jonathon Luton, 35, of Lakewood, was arrested Thursday by members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force after his escape. They said that Luton escaped from the back of an ambulance at East 30th Street and Chester Avenue Wednesday night. According to police reports, he was originally arrested Saturday after a woman claiming to be […]

  • Escaped inmate taken into custody; originally arrested after breaking into home while wielding ax, high on PCP

    CLEVELAND — The inmate who escaped from the back of an ambulance in Cleveland Wednesday night was taken into custody Thursday without incident by the members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force led by the United States Marshal’s Service, Cleveland police said. He was originally arrested after being accused of breaking into a home while wielding an ax. According to the U.S. Marshals Service, 35-year-old Jonathon Luton, of Lakewood, escaped from the back of an ambulance at East […]

  • ‘For the health of our planet’ Jason Momoa shares video of himself shaving off iconic beard

    Actor Jason Momoa is bidding farewell to his “Game of Thrones” character, Khal Drogo, and his iconic beard. He shaved it off while raising awareness about recycling. In a video posted to his YouTube channel, the “AquaMan” star encourages viewers to drink water out of aluminum cans instead of water bottles, claiming the aluminum is “infinitely recyclable.” His post reads: “Goodbye DROGO, AQUAMAN, DECLAN, BABA! I’m shaving this beast off, it’s time to make a change. A change for the […]

  • ‘Free cookies for all’: Insomnia Cookies offering free cookies for customers to ‘celebrate’ 4/20

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Insomnia Cookies locations across the country are offering “free cookies for all” as part of a 4/20 party, according to a press release. “We are excited to treat our loyal customers to a free cookie on 4/20,” Tom Carusona, CMO of Insomnia Cookies, said in a release. “It’s a fun way to celebrate the day.” The release states that the chain will also offer their newest Pizza Cookie Cake at all locations. The new item became available […]

  • Police searching for two missing Burton teens

    BURTON, Ohio — Police in Burton are asking for help finding two teens who have been missing since April 9. According to Burton police, Edward Ebelender, 18, was last seen with his girlfriend, Lyric Watters, 17, in Burton. Ebelender is described as being 5’10” tall and weighing 130 pounds. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Watters is described as being 5’0″ tall and weighing 100 pounds. She has brown hair and brown eyes. The two are driving a 2012 […]

  • ‘Making up for things’: Blind dog who lived in shelters three years now adventure dog looking for home

    LAKE COUNTY, Ohio — Life hasn’t been easy for Barklee, a 7-year-old dog who now lives at the Lake Humane Society. He’s been living in shelters the past three years of his life. And life before that wasn’t the best. Lake Humane Society workers have a photo of Barklee before he was first taken to Animal Charity of Ohio in Youngstown. He was chained in the front yard of a home and was likely involved in a humane investigation case. […]

  • Missing pets with Dick Goddard: Let FOX 8 viewers help (Part 5)

    Is your furry friend missing? Share a photo and maybe fellow FOX 8 viewers can help you. Click the “Submit Your Photo” button at the bottom of this page. Then, in the description box, be sure to include your pet’s name, where it was last seen, and a number or email address where you can be reached. Please try not to exceed two lines as the description will likely be cut off. Click here to view lost pets in our […]

  • National Weather Service: Shelby tornado rated EF-2; traveled 17 miles in 18 minutes

    SHELBY, Ohio — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado that touched down in Shelby Sunday has been rated an EF-2. According to the NWS, the tornado first touched down around 4:42 p.m. three miles southwest of Shelby, and it ended at around 5 p.m. about five miles north of Olivesburg. Estimated maximum wind speed was between 120 and 125 miles per hour. The maximum width of the tornado was 1/2 mile, and the length of the path […]

  • 58th anniversary: Longtime Jellybeanville display back again in Euclid!

    EUCLID — It’s Jellybeanville time once again in Euclid. The annual Easter display is now open at 25401 Zeman Avenue. This year marks the 58th anniversary of the annual display. The Easter bunny will be on hand Easter Sunday from 9 a.m. until dusk. He will collect donations for the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center. Jellybeanville is also lit up at night. Continuing coverage. 

  • New photos, video captured of tornado damage in Shelby

    SHELBY, Ohio — New images and video show some more of the damage left behind in Shelby after Sunday’s confirmed tornado.  A National Weather Service team is surveying the area in an effort to determine the tornado’s strength. They expect to have the results Monday afternoon. Shelby Sgt. David Mack said at least 30 structures around Shelby were damaged or destroyed. The real devastation involved homes along Route 61 and on Plymouth Springmill Road, where homes were left with only […]

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