Serese Cole

Serese is no stranger to the Midwest. She was born and raised in Kansas City and after years of moving from state to state - has called Nebraska home the last decade.

Serese Cole has been in the television news industry for more than 15 years and says it is her love for people and telling their stories that makes her job such an amazing one.

Serese has been honored for her excellence in news writing and reporting - winning awards from the Nebraska Broadcasters Association and the North Carolina Associated Press.

She comes to WOWT from KOLN-KGIN in Lincoln, NE where she anchored the 5, 6 and 10pm newscasts for eight years and the morning show for two. Before that she was a reporter at WDAF-TV in Kansas City, MO, Wilmington, NC and Tallahassee, FL where she also graduated with honors and received her Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Florida A & M University.

Service to the community is important to Serese. She believes in volunteering her time and being an active member in her community. She has worked with a number of organizations in the past including the American Cancer Society and programs for at-risk children

Serese is no stranger to the Midwest. She was born and raised in Kansas City and after years of moving from state to state - has called Nebraska home the last decade. Serese says it didn't take her long to fall in love with Cornhusker State. She literally fell in love and married a Nebraskan.

She and her husband Todd have been married for eight years and have two young sons. When she's not at work, Serese loves spending time with her family, a good workout (when she can get it in) and every now and then - an adventurous trip to a place she's never been.

Keeping Resolutions

How's your New Year's Resolution going? Read More

Having A Grateful Child

This time of year is not all about the food, gifts and football - it is about being Thankful!! Read More

Me, Me, Me!!!

Me, Me, Me!!! It's my new motto... Because - sometimes it DOES have to be about us!!!! Read More

Whew....First Week Of School Is In The Books!!

For some reason I thought it would be easier. This kindergarten thing wasn't new to me. I did it before with my oldest... Read More

I've Got It Mom!!

I guess at some point, we have to learn to start trusting our children...and their judgment - even at the ripe age of 6. Read More

Keeping Score

Does every kid who runs a race really have to get a ribbon? Or is this a good thing to keep young kids encouraged and positive? Read More

Potty Problems

We just bought our four-year-old a new game for his night time potty success! It was his reward for completing his bedtime "potty" chart. Read More

Breast Cancer: My Family’s Story

Like many of you, I too have been affected by breast cancer. So I write this today remembering my sister - my best friend. Read More

Was Blind, But Now I See

It was one of the most alarming things my son has ever said to me, "Mom, I can't see out of my left eye." Read More

Summer Fun!

I was born and raised in Kansas City, but usually when I visit home with the kids, we're so busy with family and friends - we don't get to take advantage of the fun places I enjoyed when I was growing up. Read More

No More Kisses!!

I guess I knew the day would come, but I never thought it would be here so soon. Read More

Missing The Holidays Already!!

I began taking the Christmas decorations down over the weekend. As I reluctantly removed each stocking from the mantle, I must admit to feeling a little melancholy. Read More

Sick of Being Sick

In the last three weeks I've had two major illnesses and while I can't say which one was worse - I can tell you this, "I am sick of being sick!" Read More

Missing Mommy

So...after a few months on the job, I just learned that my three-old year has been crying for me every single morning! Read More

First Day of Kindergarten

It was nothing like I imagined. I've heard the stories...Mother's "boo hooing" on their child's first day of school. Sweet, but not me. Read More

Selling a House With Kids

If you've ever tried to sell a house, you know it can be tough. If you've ever tried to sell a house and have kids - you know it can be even tougher. Read More

Mom on the Move

My life has been a whirlwind!! In the last month, I have left a job of 10 years. Started a brand new one. Put my house up for sale. AND... I'm looking to move into a new home - in a new city - hopefully before schools starts. Read More

T-Ball Time, June 12

Other than gymnastics, my boys haven't been involved in any organized sports. So when I signed Tyler up for T-Ball - I didn't really know what to expect. Would he be too scared to participate? Would there be tears if he made a mistake? Would he even want to do it ? I found out today - I had no reason to worry! Read More

The Mom Decision

It's the hardest decision I ever had to make. Leave a job I love with people I love - in a city I love....or continue to work my schedule: nights and Sundays - missing out on the family I love. The decision came down to my the kids. Read More

The Bathroom Battle

There's a battle brewing in public restrooms all over our city. And it's all because my boys don't want to go into the restroom with me because they say they're not girls!!!! Read More

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