Pheben Kassahun is an anchor/reporter who joined the WKBW Buffalo team in July of 2021.
She anchors WKBW’s weekday noon and 5:30 p.m. newscasts.
Pheben is originally from Dallas but has also lived in Arkansas, Idaho and most recently, the Tri-Cities, TN/VA, before making her way to the Empire State.
Prior to Buffalo, she was the week night anchor for WJHL and ABC Tri-Cities’ 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. newscasts, and reported on stories about community heroes.
Her Alma Mater is the University of Arkansas, where she dual majored in journalism with a concentration in broadcast and political science with a concentration in foreign affairs.
Pheben is an avid hiker, loves NCAA and NBA basketball, loves being at the gym and calling the Hogs! (WPS!)
If you see her out in the community, say hello!
Reporting by Pheben Kassahun