Taylor Peterson is a photojournalist for WGEM. Taylor was born and raised in Northeast Iowa. She grew up in a very agricultural community, similar to the Tri-States.
Taylor first got a taste for the newsroom when she interned at a WGEM sister station her senior year of college. She joined the WGEM team in 2018 after graduating from the University of Northern Iowa with a degree in Digital Media: Production. UNI also allowed Taylor to participate in live ESPN3 broadcasts.
Taylor enjoys traveling/being on the go and telling stories, which is why she wanted to be a journalist. Her favorite place she has visited thus far is Rio de Janerio. Her favorite story that she has covered is a heartfelt story on an organization assisting people with different physiological needs.
In her free time, you can catch her watching her alum mater playing any sports, (GO PANTHERS! #UNIFight) or exploring the Tri-States. If you have any story ideas, feel free to send them to Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org.