Tara Barbe

Associate Producer

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Tara was hired as an associate producer for KALB in October 2018.

She is originally from Ponchatoula, Louisiana.
Tara graduated with a degree in Mass Communication from Southeastern Louisiana University. While in school, she reported and produced for the Southeastern Channel. Tara’s work at the channel won several awards given by the Society for Collegiate Journalists, Society of Professional Journalists, Southeastern Journalism Conference, College Media Association.
When she wasn’t at the channel, Tara was actively engaged on campus. She was the Vice President of the Southeastern chapter of the Society of Collegiate Journalist, a member of the press club, and an officer in the Broadcast Education Association. She Co-founded the BEA News with Jeremy Rhodes in 2017.
In the future, Tara hopes to produce for CNN or the Today show. Until then, Tara is excited to work at KALB and wants to learn more about the community. Be sure to tune during Midday and Live at Five.

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