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Lindsay McCoy is an award winning journalist and versatile storyteller-- most recently named Best Anchor by the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors in 2020.


You can wake up with the Northeast Ohio native Saturday and Sunday mornings on Youngstown's #1 weekend morning show WFMJ Weekend Today!


McCoy spends weekdays reporting on stories across the valley and Trumbull County for 21 News at 6 p.m.


She joined the 21 News team in 2012 after working for more than five years at 1590 WAKR in Akron, Ohio, as an aggressive reporter and weekday morning show anchor/co-host.


Her professional journalism experience also includes working for AOL’s Patch network as a local editor and as a co-anchor for three years on the WVIZ/PBS weekly program “NewsOhio”.


Lindsay is known for covering local politics. In 2016, she traveled with Ohio Governor John Kasich across the country to several states during the Presidential primary race.


While working in Akron, McCoy covered several high profile stories including the murder of Jessie Marie Davis, the Donna Moonda trial, Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic's recall election and the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections.


Lindsay is a Stow, Ohio native and proud graduate of Kent State University’s school of Journalism and Mass Communication.


In her free time, Lindsay gives back to the community through her volunteer work with the Warren Junior Women’s League. She also enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, dance classes and visiting the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

In addition to her day job, Lindsay LOVES writing! She's a mom blogger for Northeast Ohio Parent Magazine. You can read her blog posts on the magazine's website and on her own mom blog!


She’s excited report on stories close to home! Feel free to send her your news tips on social media or via email at!

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