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April Franklin

WXXI News host

April Franklin is an occasional local host of WXXI's Weekend Edition.

Before coming to WXXI, April spent 12 years working in the Emergency Department at URMC.

Her passion for community and storytelling led her to earn a bachelor’s degree in journalism and broadcast from SUNY Brockport.

April is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and the current vice president of the Rochester Association of Black Journalists.