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Jan Jeffcoat joins WUSA9's news team

WASHINGTON, DC - WUSA 9 announced on Monday that Emmy & Murrow award winning news anchor Jan Jeffcoat is the newest member of the on-air team. 

Jeffcoat comes to DC from the nationally syndicated news-talk show "The List," where she served as co-host. Prior to that Jan spent 5 years anchoring Good Day Chicago and Fox Chicago News at noon at WFLD in Chicago.

"As we work to construct the best possible news team to follow the #1 rated prime-time on CBS, Jan brings a vital energy, curiosity and passion to our newscasts. The fact that she longed to return to daily local news with a focus on the viewer through digital and social outreach platforms makes this the perfect fit," said WUSA 9's President and General Manager Mark Burdett.

According to Jan: "I'm excited to be coming home to family and the place where my husband grew up and I'm honored to join WUSA 9, one of the premier local television stations in the country!"

Jan will be co-anchoring the WUSA 9 weekday newscasts at 5pm, 7pm and 11pm according to News Director Fred D'Ambrosi but makes her debut along with co-anchor Derek McGinty on Sunday, September 22nd. D'Ambrosi adds: "The 22nd is a unique viewing opportunity for WUSA 9, we're airing the Prime Time Emmy Awards ... so we are excited to have Derek & Jan in the driver's seat on that big night of television."

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