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Eric Olson

Weekend Anchor/ Reporter

Eric Olson anchors 21Alive Morning News on WPTA. He is also our 21 Country reporter, scouring the viewing area for interesting persons, places and things to write about.

Eric was born and raised in New York, but moved to Indiana at age 16. He graduated from Central Noble High School in Albion and attended college at Indiana University in Bloomington and the University of Oregon School of Journalism in Eugene, Oregon.

His last job before coming to 21Alive was at KOIN-TV, the CBS affiliate in Portland, Oregon where he reported and anchored for five years.

He and his wife Cathy have four children and four granddaughters and live in Fort Wayne.