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UM journalism student joins WTVA News in Tupelo as a weekend reporter

Posted on: October 2nd, 2020 by ldrucker

Congratulations to Taylor Elise Tucker, a journalism major and a 2020 graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Journalism, who is also a graduate assistant. She recently joined WTVA News in Tupelo, Mississippi as a weekend reporter!

“I’m elated to have the opportunity to gain practical experience in a profession that I love while continuing my studies,” Tucker said. “I am looking forward to developing more in the area.”

Taylor Elise Tucker

Taylor Elise Tucker

Tucker participated in internships at WLBT-3 and WMC5 in Memphis, which helped her prepare for the new role. She was a student worker and teaching assistant in the journalism department, participated in the Mississippi Scholastic Press Association, research Rebel Radio and more.

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