Renie Workman


Renie Workman was born in Cherry Point, North Carolina to a military family.

As a military "brat," Renie has also lived in Virginia, California, Hawaii (she was quite the hula dancer!), Maryland and Tennessee.

Despite growing up in six different states, Renie and her family returned to Luzerne County every year to visit her maternal grandparents in Swoyersville, so Renie has always considered northeastern Pennsylvania her second home.

Renie graduated from Bolton High School near Memphis (she's been to Graceland many times!) and chose to return to Pennsylvania for college. She has bachelors degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish from Penn State University.

Renie spent a semester in Orlando, Florida as an intern in the Walt Disney World College Program and also studied abroad at the University of Salamanca in Spain. She traveled throughout Europe and counts Poland as one of her favorite countries visited, where she ate pierogies for three straight days!

Following graduation, Renie interned at WNEP TV and is thrilled to be living in NEPA and part of the Newswatch 16 team. Renie enjoys reading, traveling and cheering for her beloved Nittany Lions football team.

In 2009, Renie married Newswatch 16 anchor Jon Meyer.

Recent Articles

  • Priest Arrested for Molesting Teen

    Posted on: 5:16 am, September 20, 2013, by and , updated on: 06:46am, September 20, 2013

    DUNMORE — Police said a priest was caught in the act of molesting a teenager in Lackawanna County. The arrest...
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  • Parents Beg For Help After Son Beaten

    Posted on: 12:01 pm, March 15, 2013, by

    HAZLETON — An act of violence in Hazleton has parents pleading for help to find those responsible for a savage...
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  • Missing Woman Died from Hypothermia

    Posted on: 1:40 pm, November 19, 2012, by , updated on: 01:47pm, November 19, 2012

    SCRANTON– The Lackawanna County coroner said an autopsy done today revealed a missing Scranton woman died from hypothermia. Sharon Price,...
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  • Boy Killed in ATV Crash

    Posted on: 11:06 am, November 19, 2012, by

    TOWAMENSING TOWNSHIP– State police said a young boy died after an ATV crash Saturday afternoon in Carbon County. Investigators said...
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  • Thanksgiving Food Distribution Helps Thousands

    Posted on: 5:10 pm, November 17, 2012, by , updated on: 07:00pm, November 17, 2012

    PLAINS TOWNSHIP– Hundreds of families in Luzerne County got a helping hand for the Thanksgiving holiday, picking up the all...
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  • Hostess Closing Plants, Selling Brands

    Posted on: 9:54 pm, November 16, 2012, by , updated on: 10:36pm, November 16, 2012

    BERWICK– An iconic snack cake company will soon be no more. Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies, Ho-Hos and more announced...
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  • Scranton’s Proposed 2013 Budget

    Posted on: 10:56 pm, November 15, 2012, by

    SCRANTON — Mayor Chris Doherty presented his 2013 budget to Scranton City Council Thursday afternoon. Thursday was the deadline to...
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  • Getting Out the Vote

    Posted on: 7:08 pm, November 4, 2012, by , updated on: 07:15pm, November 4, 2012

    SCRANTON — Election Day is Tuesday, and the candidates are scrambling to cover as much ground as possible before then....
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  • Collecting Donations for Sandy Victims

    Posted on: 6:24 pm, November 3, 2012, by , updated on: 08:07pm, November 3, 2012

    TEXAS TOWNSHIP– Thousands in our area are still without power after Hurricane Sandy, including many in Wayne County, but people...
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  • Still Dealing with Sandy

    Posted on: 11:08 pm, November 1, 2012, by

    Power is still out to tens of thousands of people, the majority in Monroe and Northampton Counties. In one Northampton...
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  • Prepping for Sandy

    Posted on: 7:32 pm, October 28, 2012, by , updated on: 08:35pm, October 28, 2012

    Municipalities across our area are preparing for Hurricane Sandy, taking precautions to try to minimize the effects. Officials in Luzerne...
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  • Gas Prices Falling

    Posted on: 6:36 pm, October 21, 2012, by

    WEST MAHANOY TOWNSHIP — Drivers could finally be seeing some relief at the pump. After a gallon of unleaded gas...
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