Taylor joined the Lakeland News team in September 2016, as a news and sports reporter at the Brainerd office. A recent graduate from the University of Rhode Island, Taylor began her career as the sports intern for WPRI 12/FOX Providence in East Providence RI. She helped cover the New England Patriots and was also responsible for shooting highlights at URI basketball and football games.
Taylor also worked for the NECBL (New England Collegiate Baseball League), a league comparable to the Cape Cod League, for two seasons. She was specifically the Media Relations Coordinator for the Ocean State Waves of Rhode Island. Taylor graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in gender and women’s studies from the University of Rhode Island. She played four years of
Division I softball for the university, playing as a catcher, designated hitter, and first baseman. She attended Milford High School in Milford, Massachusetts, and was the Co-Editor- In-Chief of the school’s paper, the Scarlet Hawk. With parents in the hotel industry she has lived in multiple areas growing up. She was born in California but has also resided in New Mexico, Florida, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.
She enjoys being active, traveling, reading, and spending time with friends and family.