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Juliet Dragos

Juliet joined WZZM 13 News as weeknight anchor in April of 1991.
Credit: 13 ON YOUR SIDE

Juliet joined 13 ON YOUR SIDE News as weeknight anchor in April of 1991.

Juliet anchors the newscasts at 5, 6 and 11 p.m. She is also the station spokesperson for 13 ON YOUR SIDE'S "Friends for Life" campaign, which encourages monthly breast self-exams for early detection of breast cancer. She launched the "Friends for Life" campaign in 1997 and has served as emcee and honorary co-chair of "Race for the Cure" for almost two decades.

Juliet's passion is "Special Olympics Michigan." She's been on the Board of Directors for five years and currently serves as Board Chair. She has served as the emcee of the State Summer Games in Mt. Pleasant for more than 20 years. Juliet also volunteers at Special Olympics Michigan events all over the state.

Other community causes and events she's involved in include the Brain Injury Association of Michigan, American Cancer Society's "Relay For Life," Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan and Catholic Charities West Michigan.

She has also served on the board of directors of the American Red Cross Blood Services Division, Great Lakes Region.

In 2013, she was inducted into the "Silver Circle" of the "National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences" for more than 25 years of devoted service to the television industry. That same year Juliet was nominated for an Emmy for her work as a news anchor.

In 2009, Juliet was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame at her high school in Western Pennsylvania.

She's been nominated for the "Athena Award," which recognizes women who help other women in their professional careers.

She's also received the "Professionalism Award" from American Women in Radio and Television, the "Local Hero Award" from Grand Rapids Komen for the Cure, the "Outstanding Media Award" twice from Special Olympics Michigan and an award from the "Brain Injury Association of Michigan" for her many years of volunteer work in helping to bring about awareness of patients and families affected by brain injuries.

"Outstanding Young Women of America" and "Who's Who" have named Juliet in their publications.

Juliet is a native of Pittsburgh and is an avid fan of the NFL, especially the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Juliet loves ballroom dancing and travel. She and her husband, Phil, live in the Rockford area.

You can email Juliet at julietdragos@13onyourside.com.

You can follow Juliet on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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