Cabot Rea is widely recognized as a local reporter and television news anchorman for WCMH, the NBC affiliate in Columbus, Ohio. Cabot is a gifted musician and actor.
In 1978, Rea graduated from Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio with a degree in music education. He taught music in Newark, Ohio, and was twice teacher of the year at Wilson Junior High. Also a professional singer and actor, Rea toured in a production of Camelot and was also the principal baritone at the Ohio Light Opera Company. He also obtained a Masters Degree in Vocal Performance from The Ohio State University School of Music.