Talya Faggart

Reporter, anchor
Talya Faggart

Talya joined the KWQC News Team as a multimedia journalist in February of 2020. Before coming to the Quad Cities, she interned for CNN’s Southeast News Bureau in Atlanta. During her time there, she contributed to national digital stories and criminal court cases.

Originally from York County, Virginia, Talya graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism in May of 2019. While there, she interned at CBS 6 in Richmond and anchored, produced and reported for VCU Insight, a student-run newscast that aired on Richmond PBS. She walked away with a SPJ Mark of Excellence regional award and was a 2018 national finalist.

When Talya isn't working, she likes to try new restaurants, go on adventures when the weather is nice and look for new shows to binge-watch. Talya is excited to call the Quad Cities home, meet new people, and explore what the area has to offer.

  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Affiliations
  • National Association of Black Journalists
  • Awards
  • SPJ Mark of Excellence Award - Region 2 - 2018
  • Edward R. Murrow Award for Overall Excellence - Regional - 2021
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