Erin MacPherson joined the 5 News Team in January of 2012 as a Weekend Reporter, and became the Harrison, Lewis and Doddridge Counties Reporter in April 2013. During the summer of 2010, she interned at CBS Baltimore, WJZ TV where she discovered her passion for television news reporting. She also interned right here at WDTV!
She graduated from West Virginia Wesleyan College in May of 2012 with a B.A. in Communications with a minor in Theatrical Arts. While at Wesleyan, she was awarded Wesleyan's Excellence in Speaking Award. She was inducted in to Lambda Pi Eta Communications Honor Society and the Alpha Psi Omega Theater Honorary.
She often could be found in the campus radio station as the Radio Broadcast Executive Programming Director, on the soccer field playing on the Women's Soccer team where she was a captain of the team her senior year, supporting the cause of autism through her sorority Alpha Xi Delta, or on stage. Her favorite and most profound role was her portrayal of "Anne" in The Diary of a Young Girl. Most recently, she was a part-time Instructor at a national acting and modeling school. She currently is 5 News reporter on the weekends, and is also coaching a local girls soccer team!
In her spare time, she enjoys running, theater, and watching superhero movies.