Local Television Market Operating 24 hours a day, TV20 has an audience of 85,000+ households - and continues to grow. Programming is developed at Cleveland City Hall and the TV20 studio in the Cleveland Convention Center. The signal originates from Time Warner Cable.
Kathy Allen, General Manager Ms. Allen has worked for TV20 since 1987, and is responsible for the operations of the station. Appointed General Manager by current Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Ms. Allen has worked with the administrations of former mayors George Voinovich, Michael R. White and Jane Campbell during her 25 years with the City of Cleveland. She is passionate about her career with TV20 and following the leadership of Mayor Jackson. Ms. Allen states that her mission is “to educate the citizens of Cleveland about what’s happening in Cleveland through television.” Ms. Allen graduated from Erieview Catholic High School and attended Cleveland State University. She is a proud member of the Word Church. She loves life and she’s a single parent of twin boys, Jeremy and Jordan, who just started their first year of college and are her pride and joy.
Ciarra Nelson, Anchor/Reporter Native Clevelander Ciarra Nelson is proud to be a TV20 Anchor/Reporter. She free-lanced for TV20 since 2006 and became a full-time Reporter/Producer in April 2007. Ciarra covers many news and entertainment stories. She also produces and hosts various TV20 programs. Now Ciarra also co-anchors the TV20 Weekly News Wrap-Up where she co-produces and delivers in-depth news coverage to Clevelanders. She is an honors graduate of Kent State University and a member of the National Association of Minority Journalists. Ciarra, who earned an Al Fitzpatrick Journalism Award, says she always knew she wanted to work in TV. She loves spending time with family and watching sports. Ciarra also loves people and great stories, and asks viewers to email them to her!
Jack Marschall Jack Marschall is formerly a Project Director/Writer in Marketing and Communications for Cuyahoga Community College. He is a columnist for the Parma Sun Post (Sun Newspapers) and recently served as Director of Communications and Community Relations for the City of Parma. Jack and his wife, Sharon, have been married 39 years. They have four grown children and three grandchildren. Jack spent more than three decades in broadcast journalism, most of those years spent as a news anchor and reporter on Cleveland television. He’s best known for his quick wit and sense of humor while conveying the trust of the guy next door. This October, Jack was presented with the Chuck Heaton Award by the Cleveland Press Club. Jack was inducted into the Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 1999 and inducted into the Silver Circle in 2000. The Silver Circle members are recognized by the Cleveland Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences – NATAS – “for making significant contributions to Cleveland television for 25 years or more. Jack is a self-published author who wrote six books with a motivational or inspirational theme. His website is www.happyjackpubs.com.
Justine Greenwald, Host of Reel Cleveland Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Justine has always had a passion for the arts. Singing and dancing was where it all began for Justine with involvement in dance videos, regional theater and musical productions. This led to various independent television and web-based productions, including commercial and film work. From 2008-2010, Justine co-hosted over 50 episodes of TV20 Time Warner Cleveland’s “Mic Check 216”, an interview show with local and national celebrities shot on location throughout Cleveland. Justine has hosted numerous events for Fashion TV Network and TV20 special projects which then became a spirited single host show covering local artists and entertainment in Cleveland called “Reel Cleveland”. Justine has been Meisner trained and has a degree in broadcasting from Arizona State University’s Kronkite School. Justine is a happy mother of 2 boys (Mason – 10 yrs old and Miles – 8 yrs old), and serves on the board of The Heights Youth Club and Stand Up For Kids.
Leah Haslage, Reporter and Host of Listen Up Cleveland! Leah joined the TV20 team in 2012 as a reporter and social media coordinator. She is also the host of Listen Up Cleveland! She was an In-Arena Host for the Cleveland Gladiators from 2008-2012. Hailing from Cleveland, she represented the city as the 2004 Choose or Lose News Correspondent. Through the opportunity she was able to interview local youth and politicians, and to train at MTV studios in New York City. Since then she has worked as an actress and model, and recently completed her studies at the Ohio Center for Broadcasting. She has a blog called LifeWith Leah and may be contacted via email.
Christian Patterson, Reporter and Host of The Inside Sports Report Christian Patterson graduated from Bowling Green State University majoring in Sports Management. He joined the TV20 staff as a studio assistant. By October of 2010 he was promoted to freelance reporter and the new co-host of The Inside Sports Report. Christian covers a wide range of sports for TV20 including high school, collegiate and professional sporting events. He has also stepped in and co-anchored the TV20 Weekly News Wrap-Up on occasions. Christian has a deep passion for sports, art and fashion. He loves the City of Cleveland and everything it stands for!
Kenyon Johnson, Host of The Inside Sports Report A graduate of Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island, Kenyon began his work with the City of Cleveland’s TV20 in May of 2006 as a freelance sports host on “Outside tha Box”. Kenyon later hosted and produced the Gametime sports show. Kenyon currently is host and producer of The Inside Sports Report which airs weekly on TV20.
In his spare time he enjoys boxing, cooking, and managing his own internet sports station.
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