Sydney Benter joined the NBC 2 team in August 2011 as an evening anchor.
grew up in a suburb outside of Cincinnati.
Sydney graduated magna cum laude from the University of Cincinnati with a BFA in electronic media, a double major in journalism and a minor in Spanish.
While in college, she
interned at WCPO and WKRC in Cincinnati.
also spent a summer interning for HLN at CNN World Headquarters in Atlanta.
While studying at the University of Cincinnati
was active in UCAST, the University of Cincinnati
All-Student Television Station.
She worked as a multimedia journalist and anchor for the student-produced newscast, Uptown.
also wrote and hosted a weekly update show called "CCM Weekly."
grew up performing in the theater and appreciates the art of storytelling.
is also interested in political science and current events.
Television news allows her
the platform to tell important stories and feeds her
need to be "in the know."
is an animal lover and ardent supporter of the fine arts.
is also a fan of all things Cincinnati--Skyline Chili, Reds baseball and Graeter's ice cream.
affections for the Queen City, Sydney
is excited to see what life is like as a Hoosier!