Maria Satira is a seasoned multi-media professional with more than a decade of experience in journalism, broadcasting, and communication. She is the anchor of 9 On Your Side Morning Edition and News at Noon at WNCT-TV in Greenville and looks forward to helping others start their mornings, each weekday from 4:30 to 7:00am. As a storyteller, Maria understands and respects the power, impact, and influence of words. She is known to have a strong sense of news judgement and accuracy with an ability to engage her audience.
She moved to North Carolina in January 2014 after spending two years at a news station in Virginia. She is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Robert Morris University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Community involvement is of the utmost importance to Maria. She has volunteered with various committees and boards to support local nonprofit organizations. As an animal rescue advocate, Maria serves on the Board of Directors for the Humane Society of Eastern Carolina. In the past three years, she helped the organization generate more than $250,000 in fundraising events.
Maria lives in Greenville with her husband, Andrew, and their two dogs, Badger and Yogi. She recently started writing a blog about her journey in broadcasting and media. She loves to communicate and network with the Eastern North Carolina community on social media. Interact with her on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter by searching for @MariaSatiraTV or visit her website http://www.MariaSatira.com.