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Former Ohio State Buckeye football coach and current University of Akron Vice President is hosting weekly segments on Channel 3 News.

Jim Tressel, currently the Vice President of Strategic Engagement at the University of Akron and a national championship-winning football coach, hasjoined the Channel 3 News team as a special contributor.

Brooke Spectorsky, President and General Manager of WKYC, said "Jim's national championships as head football coach at Ohio State and Youngstown State universities are well-known to all, but his motivational speeches and best- selling books will be the basis of our "A Moment with Jim Tressel."

WKYC Interim News Director Virgil Dominic said "Jim motivates with passion but leads with compassion.We envision a weekly segment that takes daily news stories and makes them teachable moments."

"A Moment with Jim Tressel" will air each Wednesday night during Channel 3's 7 p.m. newscast.