Darlene Hill joined NBC4 in September, 2018, becoming the station’s new 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. anchor. Her anchor duties include, hosting NBC4’s new newscast “First at 4” and co-anchoring “NBC4 at 5” with Mark Taylor.
The Toledo, Ohio native is excited to come back to Columbus, where she attended The Ohio State University. Before coming back to Ohio, Darlene spent more than two decades at FOX32 in Chicago. During her career, she won numerous regional and national awards, including the prestigious Peabody Award, the Edward R. Murrow Award and multiple Emmy Awards.
Darlene began her career three weeks after graduating from Ohio State, when she accepted a reporter position in Monterey, California. Her career then took her to Chicago, where she covered the Democratic National Convention, the 2008 Presidential Inauguration and local issues impacting Chicago and the surrounding communities. Darlene has two children, who are both in college.
“Columbus, thanks for letting Chicago borrow me for 25 years,” said Darlene Hill, NBC4 4p & 5p Anchor. “Now I’m coming home and I’m going to show everyone how much I’ve missed them.”