Gabe Ross

Wilmington, NC
Gabe Ross

Gabe Ross has been with WECT since 2015. Working behind the scenes as the News Operations Manager, he later joined the First Alert Weather Team in 2016.

A second-generation broadcaster and former Ohio Valley NATAS board member, Gabe has numerous credits to his name, including reporter, host, director, producer, and weather forecaster in east-central and southeastern Ohio. Gabe graduated from Ohio University, where he produced and worked on a wide variety of news, educational & entertainment programming.

Gabe and his wife, Isabella, have been married since 2023 and the two spend much of their leisure time enjoying the exceptional cuisine the area has to offer. The two are volunteers with the paws4people organization, where they met and adopted their career-change golden retriever, GENTRY. Outside of work, you'll also find Gabe hosting and opening for special events in the area, as he continues to chase his dream job of hosting a Game Show.

You can contact Gabe via email at Or connect with him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

  • Ohio University, Bachelor of Science in Video Production; Corollary in Journalism & Film
  • Awards
  • 2010 Ohio AP Award: "Citizens Dealing with Aftermath of Tornado" -- Breaking News (TV II)
  • 2010 Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Award: "Spaced Out: A Cosmic Scene" -- Best Educational Series
  • 2018 RTDNAC Award: "Come on Down! "The Price is Right Live! comes to Wilmington" --First Place, Entertainment (TV II)
  • 2022 RTDNAC Award: "Shootin' the Breeze with Gannon Medwick" --First Place, Original Digital Video (TV II)
  • 2022 RTDNAC Award: "Staying Ahead of the Storm: Hurricane Season 2022" --First Place, Special Report (TV II)