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Whitney Wild

Contact Whitney: whitney.wild@9news.com or 303-871-1817

Contact Whitney: whitney.wild@9news.com or 303-871-1817

Whitney Wild is a general assignment reporter at 9News. Since joining KUSA in March 2014, Whitney has focused on strong sourcing and data-driven reporting. While in Denver, Whitney has exposed a dramatic decrease in Denver's DUI enforcement and traffic unit, and brought attention an explosive hash oil trend with exclusive interviews and video.


Whitney began her career in at WJLA-ABC 7 News/NewsChannel 8 in Washington, D.C. as a multimedia journalist after earning a master's degree in Journalism from Medill in December 2011. Her work was featured on ABC 7 News, NewsChannel 8, political series Capital Insider, sports show Capital Golf Weekly, and Washington, D.C. CBS Radio affiliate WTOP.

While in Washington, her reporting led to the arrest of a child sex predator by the U.S. Marshals, and helped ABC 7 News/NewsChannel 8 break local and national stories. Whitney also landed the exclusive interviews with members of the Special Response Team who took down Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tzarnaev.

In June 2013, she was named the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association winner for Outstanding TV Multimedia Journalism for a compilation of day-turn stories.

Whether producing a hard-hitting exclusive or a heart-breaking feature, Whitney strives to produce content with impact and emotion.

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