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Tony Cornett
Works at KETV Newswatch 7 / Hearst Television, Inc.
Attended Texas A&M University
Lives in Omaha
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TONIGHT! 10:00 on KETV Newswatch 7, we take you inside STRATCOM and hear from its commander about the challenge, the mission and the people.
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Interviewing art icon Peter Max this afternoon. Think Cosmic 60's and beyond. Yeah, THAT Peter Max! http://www.petermax.com/
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The 2nd Congressional District race just became a lot more interesting. It's a 3-way, and someone is serving tea! Check it out at 6:00!
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10th at Capitol development set to rock a new hotel, housing, retail and entertainment! More at 6:00!
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Meet Zeke at 6:00! An Australian Kelpie with a legal problem. His master is accused of being cruel to him. How's this going to play out?
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It was a competition to survive for the Griffin Pipe facility in Council Bluffs after U.S. Pipe acquired majority ownership and control in Griffin. U.S. Pipe said one of two facilties had to go. Sources say Council Bluffs never had a chance against its sister Griffin plant in Lynchburg VA. In fact, never had a chance to make a pitch for its survival before Lynchburg was named the survivor and Council Bluffs slated for closure. Not even Iowa's governor could change minds. All about this tonight at 10:00.
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Inside STRATCOM and our time with its commander, Adm. Cecil Haney, comes around Sunday night at 10:00 on KETV Newswatch 7. Plan to be there!
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Here's the quick link to our story about Omaha's ice skating phenom if you missed it yesterday... http://bit.ly/1tjQg1c
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Check out 13-year-old Morgan Desigio's story at 5:00! She's on her way to train with the world's best ice skaters, and she's Omaha grown!
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Wille Sutton said he robbed banks because that's where the money is. He had more luck with banks than hapless ATM thieves had with an ATM at the King Kong on 13th. They tried to take the machine and its dough, but got neither. We've got the video at 6:00!
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Another year, another birthday, and it (the 4th) was great! Thanks for the good wishes!
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@tonycornettketv: At 6:00, two UNO hockey players who describe what it was like being there at yesterday's fire scene... and how they were able to help.
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Investigative Reporter, KETV Newswatch 7, Hearst TV, Omaha
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  • KETV Newswatch 7 / Hearst Television, Inc.
    Investigative Reporter, 2013 - present
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Investigative Reporter for KETV NewsWatch 7
Introduction

I’m curious about pretty much everything, and I’m a risk taker. Certainly, that makes for an interesting life, and that’s a lot of the lure of TV News after more than a decade away. You just never know where you’ll be, what you’ll be reporting or what you’ll discover. It’s new every day.

What started as delivering the morning announcements in high school grew into a lot of radio, television and plenty of commercials in college and beyond. Now, I’ve looped back around, and it’s all good.

I’ve learned a lot in the wild and woolly world of entrepreneurialism, especially about design, ideas, people and business, and I think maybe that’s made me a better teller of stories. I’m so appreciative of anyone who hangs it all out there risking life, limb, family and fortune on a “What if…?” or a “I’m going to try…” or some “I think I can do this…” Teddy Roosevelt said it right: “The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena.”

I’ve spent life mostly in the southern U.S., mostly Texas. A pair of terrific daughters down there keeps me smiling. I’m a Florida native, grew up in Houston, picked up my Journalism degree at Texas A&M University in College Station, anchored news in Texas and Kansas, and, before coming to Omaha, spent ten years in business in Dallas. There were lots of adventures along the way.

I’m a follower and player of golf and tennis, a follower of Formula 1 and Moto GP, and an enthusiastic, though recently slacking, cyclist.

It’s good to be among the good folks of Omaha and great colleagues at KETV. 

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  • Texas A&M University
    Journalism, 1976 - 1989
    Lots of Journalism, Design, Radio, Television and Special Projects.
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March 4
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