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Tara Jakeway

Edward R. Murrow Award winning Reporter based in NYC


CBS 2 NEWS, New York, NY                    December 2018

  • General Assignment & Breaking News Reporter covering the Covid19 Pandemic from the NYC epicenter, typically live at noon & five. 

  • Pitching & Pioneering original news content daily like the award winning series on corruption in the NYC homeless system, “Forgotten Families.” 

  • Developing extensive list of sources & forging relationships with community leaders.


NEWS 12 Westchester                    October 2017- December 2018

  • General Assignment & Breaking news reporter, turning stories for the 5, 6, 8, & 10PM newscasts. 

  • Delivering strong live shots every half hour in the event of breaking news & storm events. 

  • Pitching daily segment ideas & developing strong relationships with local Legislators and community leaders.


Fox Television Stations, New York, NY            October 2014-March 2017

  • Covered breaking news across all 5 boroughs daily for the show Chasing News. Shot, wrote and delivered multiple stories nightly. 

  • Booked, shot, and edited original stories across NY, NJ, CT & PA.

  • In-depth reporting on Ferguson & Baltimore riots, NYPD officer assassinations & Superstorm sandy.


The University Of Delaware: Newark DE

Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in Communications/Spanish Minor     May 2007    

Activities & Awards: Edward R. Murrow Award, Friars Club Member, Dean’s List & Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Alpha Theta President, Phi Sigma Sigma Pan-Hellenic Organization. 3 Letters Won, The University Of Delaware D1 Varsity Diving and Varsity Cross Country




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