July 11, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- WDIV-TV Local 4 today announced that
will join the newly named morning newscast,
Local 4 News Today
, beginning Aug. 12. Cassimy will co-anchor
weekdays alongside current anchor
Cassimy is currently the morning anchor and reporter for CBS4 News in Denver. There, he has covered several big stories including the Aurora movie theater shootings,
Occupy Denver protests and the
wildfires. He began his career in
Grand Junction, Colorado
at KJCT News 8 and worked in
where he won the Virginia Associated Press Award for "Best Coverage of Breaking News" in 2010.
"We are excited to add Evrod to our Local 4 news team. With
move to our new
Live in the D,
we're so happy to complete our morning team of
, Local 4's news director.
Cassimy has Midwest roots. Born in
Berrien Springs, Michigan
, he grew up just outside of
and graduated from Columbia College.
"Local 4 is known for its passion for journalistic excellence. Becoming part of such an experienced news gathering team is what attracted me to this opportunity.
is a fascinating town and I can't wait to be part of such an outstanding news organization and the Metro Detroit community," said Cassimy.
Cassimy is married with a young son.