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Dee Dee Gatton is the newest addition to our Newschannel 20/Fox Illinois team! Dee Dee Gatton will join John Reger and Stacey Skrysak on the Evening news desk.

Gatton traded in the cactus for the capital city! Most recently, she reported and anchored in Phoenix, Arizona. She was also the evening anchor in Eugene, Oregon and morning anchor in Roseburg,Oregon. Originally from Maryland, Dee Dee is a proud alumna of the College of William and Mary where she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a degree in English Literature.

She's thrilled to call Springfield home where the community has been incredibly warm and friendly.

"What a tremendous opportunity and honor to join the talented team of professionals at WICS and to become part of NewsChannel 20’s rich history and continued pursuit of journalistic excellence. I look forward to meeting new friends and neighbors in Springfield and across Central Illinois and to working with my newsroom co-workers in their quest to provide the most accurate, fair and balanced newscast in the market,” Gatton said.

Gatton anchors the Fox Springfield news at 5:30 and 9pm. She will also make appearances on Newschannel 20’s newscasts at 5, 6 and 10.

Say ‘hi’ to Dee Dee on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @DeeDeeNews. She'd loved to hear from you!