Anna Darling

Anna Darling joined the News 18 team in July of 2018 as a Multiplatform Journalist and Weekend Anchor/Producer.

Title: Multi-platform Journalist and Weekend Anchor/Producer
Anna.Darling@wlfi.com

Anna Darling joined the News 18 team in July of 2018 as a Multiplatform Journalist and Weekend Anchor/Producer.

She is originally from Brownsburg, Indiana. She graduated from the Indiana University Media School with a degree in broadcast journalism.

With a grandfather who was a World War II journalist for his hometown newspaper in Washington, Indiana, an uncle who covered news and sports for the Herald Times in Bloomington, and an older brother who works at WIBC in Indianapolis, you could say news reporting is a family business for her.

She began her news career at the Area 31 Career Center at Ben Davis High School as a junior in high school. She worked for the radio station, WBDG, for one year and did the TV program, BDTV, for two years.

While at BDTV, she contributed to the newscast that won first place at the 2013 IASB competition. At the 2014 IASB competition, she won first place for her news package and was a top six finalist in live anchoring.

While at IU, she worked for the student television club, IUSTV, and reported for IUNewsnet. She worked for WISH-TV on their street promotions team as well as completed a summer internship there in 2017. She also did some work for Big Ten Student U during her senior year.

Even though she is a lifelong IU fan, she is excited to continue her career at WLFI.

She rode in the Little 500 at IU for three years, and she continues to cycle for fun. She loves to read, camp with her family, explore the outdoors, watch college basketball, and snuggle with her cat. One goal she has for herself personally is to become a better cook.

Anyone with story ideas/yummy recipes is welcome to email her. Please follow her twitter @AnnaDarlingTV.

Recent Posts by Anna Darling

Logansport School Board hears reopening plan

The school board will vote on the plan on July 27th. LCSC plans to require masks when social distancing isn't possible. They also want to provide remote learning for all families who want it.

WLCSC school board approves initial reopening plan for start of school year

Six board members voted for it, one against it. Teachers and parents at the school board meeting voiced concerns about the plan's virtual learning options.

Blind date photoshoot full of chemistry in Darlington goes viral

The chemistry was undeniable between Karmon and Daniel. Now everyone wants to know, did it last after the photoshoot?

COVID-19 cluster found at local Five Guys

Anyone who ate at the Five Guys on Creasy Lane between June 29th and July 2nd could have been exposed to coronavirus.

Animal watchdog group demanding Purdue fire researchers involved in death of dogs

Three dogs died and one was injured during research for a drug. Stop Animal Exploitation NOW! is demanding those in charge of the study be fired.

64-year-old Delphi bicyclist dead after being hit by pickup truck driver

Tyler Levin says he was was checking his phone and didn't see Charles Maxwell riding his bike until it was too late.

Tippecanoe County leaders concerned about up-tick in COVID-19 cases

Cases in Tippecanoe County were on the decline until about a week ago. Almost half of the cases from the past month were reported in the last seven days.

Hands-free driving law in Indiana starts July 1st

Starting July 1st drivers in Indiana can no longer hold a cell phone in their hands while operating a vehicle. This includes for phone calls, texting or other activities on a cell phone.

Logansport city councilman returns home from basic training

Jonathan Nelms spent the last five months training to become a military police officer. During that time he missed a lot, including the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and social unrest across the country.

Black students at Purdue disappointed by university's response to Black Lives Matter movement

Purdue released a statement on its social media in the wake of George Floyd's death. However it was missing one important thing to the students: President Mitch Daniels signature.

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