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Tyana Daquano

Anchor: 9News This Morning Sunday


Charlottesville, Virginia

Arrived in Baton Rouge: February 2007... but before I worked for two years at KALB, in Alexandria, LA. Though I'm a Virginia girl, I'm no stranger to the southern cuisine, and three seasons of hot, hot, and hot.

Education: Virginia Commonwealth University-That's right, the school that beat Duke.  Go Rams!

Awards and Accomplishments:

2013: AP 1st place general news, won with my husband, WAFB photographer Derron Daquano

2012: AP 3rd place general news, with Derron Daquano

Family Info: My family is in Virginia, and spread along the coast

Community Involvement: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The first African-American sorority, and by far the best!!

Hobbies: Shopping, Reading, Sitting In My Art Corner, Meeting New People, Just Enjoying Life

Big Stories Covered: I don't know if I've covered many "big" stories, I just hope my stories can impact people, and if I can affect one viewer, then I think I've done my job. Two of my most memorable stories - when Hurricane Katrina came through, all of the Rapides Parish Bus Drivers drove down to New Orleans to help bring people to safety. Imagine 100 drivers, hugging, crying, and ready to go-it was my official breakdown moment. We also had a prisoner escape from the State Penitentiary in Pollack ... this was his 3rd escape from a prison, a local officer stopped him and then let him go. The prisoner is still missing to this day.

Favorite Quote: When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.   -1 Corinthians 13:11

Email:  TDaquano@wafb.com

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