School: University of St. Francis (IN)
Hometown: Lexington, Ohio
Tara Petitt joined WACH FOX News in October of 2014. She is a Weekend Anchor and Weekday Reporter, covering politics, investigations and enterprise stories of interest to viewers in the Midlands.
Tara has nearly five years of experience in broadcasting. She began her career in 2012 as a Production Assistant in Fort Wayne, Indiana at WPTA 21 Alive. From there, she went on to get her first on-air position as a Multi Media Journalist at Fort Wayne’s FOX station, WFFT Local News.
Now, after more than two years in Columbia, Tara has not only crafted her skills as a journalist, but has quickly fallen in love with the “southern” lifestyle.
Tara grew up in Lexington, Ohio and moved to Warsaw, Indiana when she was 13 years old. She graduated from the University of Saint Francis in 2012.
When she’s not at the State house, Tara enjoys exercising, traveling, going to Church and spending time with friends and family.