Olivia Russell

Weekend morning anchor, multi-media journalist
Louisville, Ky.
Olivia Russell

Olivia Russell is the weekend morning anchor and a reporter for WAVE News.

Olivia is originally from Louisville, Ky. She graduated from Bellarmine University in 2017 with a degree in Communication. During her four years at Bellarmine, she was a member of the women's softball team and was named academic all-conference.

After college, she went to Monroe, La. to work for KNOE 8 News.

Olivia made her way back to the Bluegrass State in April 2019 when she joined the WKYT team as a reporter. She was named a weekend anchor a few months later. In August 2021, she moved back to her home city of Louisville to join the WAVE team as a reporter and fill-in anchor.

When she's not reporting, Olivia enjoys hanging out with her cat, Monreaux, and watching sports.

  • Bellarmine University