Taelore Hicks joined the 13WMAZ team in August 2020 as a Multi-Skilled Journalist.
She graduated from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism and a cognate in sport and entertainment management. Go Gamecocks!
During her time at the University of South Carolina, Taelore worked with Carolina News, the university’s award-winning student-run news station. There she spent her time reporting, anchoring, and producing. She was also the vice president of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) USC chapter.
Taelore interned at FOX 46 Charlotte as well as WLTX in Columbia, South Carolina, where she helped produce the noon shows.
Aside from work, Taelore is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.
Taelore was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina but is excited to tell the stories of people in Central Georgia. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and friends, going on nature-filled adventures, volunteering, traveling, and going to the beach.