Taylor Drake joined the 13WMAZ team in January 2019 as a Visual Journalist and Storyteller.

Taylor graduated from Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies. During her time at Mercer, Taylor interned for The Telegraph as a John M. Couric Fellow. She also had the pleasure of working with WMUB-TV, The Cluster, 11th Hour Magazine and GPB Macon.

In the summer of 2017, Taylor traveled to the Dominican Republic to photograph environmental engineering students as they worked on a clean water project through Mercer on Mission.

Taylor was born in Atlanta and grew up in Alpharetta, GA. She enjoys seeing her favorite bands in concert and going to the movies. Taylor’s favorite film is Dirty Dancing.

Taylor is excited to continue exploring the city that she’s already lived in for four years! If you have a story idea, send it to Taylor at tdrake@13wmaz.com.