Kayla Strayer

Kayla Strayer

Kayla Strayer Kayla Strayer


Date of Joining WATE: October 2013

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Birthplace/Hometown: Mount Vernon, Ohio


I started my degree at Tusculum College, then transferred to Ohio State University where I got my bachelors degree in journalism. I also have an associates degree in criminal justice and earned my cosmetology license in high school.

Previous Media Experience:

  • Multimedia Reporter, WDAZ-TV in Grand Forks, N.D.
  • Reporter, The Daily Globe in Worthington, Minn.
  • State House Reporter, Gongwer News Service in Columbus, Ohio
  • Reporter, The Lantern, Ohio State University

Outside Interests/Hobbies:

I really love exploring the area around me. I love trying new activities, especially anything outside. I also like reading, traveling and playing with my dogs Sady and Scarlett.

What You Enjoy About Local News:

I love how local news gets people connected to their community in ways they wouldn't have without it. I am passionate about this field because I believe everyone has a story to tell, and I love getting out there and finding those stories.

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