(WHAS11) Francene Cucinello is a New Jersey native.
Before broadcasting, at the age of 14, she was a professional dancer and toured with Shakespearean and musical theatre companies.
She’s a graduate of West Virginia University and worked as a television news reporter in Charlotte, Baltimore, Washington and Nashville.
In 2002, she was awarded a Journalism Fellowship and studied overseas in Germany.
She returned to the states and joined WHAS Radio in 2003.
She was a frequent guest on the Fox business channel as well.