Julie Sidoni

Anchor, Reporter

You can catch evening anchor Julie Sidoni for two hours each weeknight, on Newswatch 16 at 4 and Newswatch 16 at 5. She is also currently responsible for the station's Healthwatch 16 reports.

Julie has been part of the WNEP team since February of 2002. She comes to WNEP from WJAC-TV in Johnstown, where she reported for a year and a half after graduating from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. Before that, Julie worked as an associate producer at WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh. She got her start as a reporter for National Public Radio affiliate WDUQ-FM, also in Pittsburgh.

Julie grew up in St. Marys, PA and lives with her family in the Scranton area.

Recent Articles

  • Meet MARTTI

    Posted on: 2:03 pm, February 7, 2014, by

    It can be difficult understand what a doctor is saying even when you speak the same language.  Imagine the confusion...
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  • National Glaucoma Awareness Month

    Posted on: 12:37 pm, January 31, 2014, by

    We’re rounding out January, which is National Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is a condition that causes nerve damage in the...
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  • 30 Squats for a Ride

    Posted on: 12:50 pm, January 28, 2014, by

    Have you heard what the Russian Olympic Committee did in Moscow?  Instead of paying for a ride on the city’s...
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  • Healthwatch 16: Core-Valve Replacement

    Posted on: 8:14 pm, January 21, 2014, by , updated on: 08:12pm, January 21, 2014

    A man from Scranton is 81 years old, married 61 years, with 9 kids, 33 grandchildren, and 13 great-grand children....
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  • Screening for Depression

    Posted on: 12:47 pm, January 10, 2014, by

    Doctors say they tend to see more depression this time of year, after the holidays, particularly in January and February. ...
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  • Celebration Of Life Blood Drive Wednesday

    Posted on: 5:36 pm, January 7, 2014, by

    RICE TOWNSHIP — A mom in Luzerne County says she is beyond grateful for the gift of blood. Her youngest...
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  • Robotic Tool for Scoliosis Surgery

    Posted on: 12:21 pm, January 3, 2014, by

    Scoliosis is the abnormal curvature of the spine, commonly found in children.  At Geisinger Medical Center near Danville, doctors are...
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  • Easing Chronic Sinusitis

    Posted on: 1:43 pm, December 19, 2013, by

    DICKSON CITY — Chronic sinusitis is one of the more common chronic illnesses in the United States, and it affects...
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  • Seasonal Craft for the Kids

    Posted on: 9:00 am, December 14, 2013, by and , updated on: 05:01pm, December 13, 2013

    Julie Sidoni visits her son Charlie at his pre school to make a holiday craft.
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  • Holiday Toy Safety – From a Medical Perspective

    Posted on: 12:57 pm, December 13, 2013, by

    Right about now, Santa is checking his list twice, and people are busy buying toys and games for the little...
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  • Collecting Blood for Geisinger

    Posted on: 11:50 am, December 4, 2013, by

    Geisinger Medical Center uses 25,000 units per blood a year.  That’s about 70 units a day, and it’s one of...
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  • Local Businesses Hope For Black Friday Boost

    Posted on: 3:43 pm, November 29, 2013, by , updated on: 07:44pm, November 29, 2013

    HONESDALE — Today it’s Black Friday. Tomorrow it’s Small Business Saturday, a nationwide effort meant to celebrate smaller, local businesses....
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