BUFFALO, N.Y. — Veteran reporter and Buffalo native Claudine Ewing is now the WGRZ weekend evening anchor. 

You will be able to watch Claudine anchor WGRZ newscasts at 6, 10 and 11 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. 

Claudine will still report for WGRZ and and co-host the monthly feature program "commUNITY." 

Claudine Ewing has been with WGRZ since 1998. Her career started in radio after graduating from Buffalo State College with an honors degree in broadcast journalism. 

Over the years, Claudine has won numerous awards and has been nominated and recognized for her work in Journalism.

In 2019, she won an Emmy after completing Scott Brown's final story on the gift of life.

Claudine also won a 2019 NABJ award and New York State Broadcasters Award for the Valentino Dixon story. 

Claudine shares her passion for Western New York with viewers in her reporting, anchoring, and as the host of "commUNITY."

Her life motto is, "Expect nothing, appreciate everything, keep grinding!"

Claudine will replace longtime anchor Ron Plants who has been off television for a while. Many viewers have asked about Ron and we are happy to share the news that Ron is back with WGRZ in a part-time, off-air role. 

“I have known Claudine as a colleague and personal friend for some 20 years, and I can’t think of anybody better to take this position," Ron Plants said in response to Friday's announcement.