Whitney Harris

Whitney joined the NBC29 news team as a general assignment reporter in May 2012.

Before coming to NBC29, Whitney worked as a reporter and anchor for CNS-TV at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism. As a race and politics reporter for CNS-TV she covered everything from the Supreme Court arguments on healthcare, to the passage of the same sex marriage bill in the Maryland Legislature.

Whitney also interned at NBC4 (WRC) in Washington, DC where she served as a field producer and assistant assignment editor, and filed stories for the web.

Whitney is a proud graduate from the University of Maryland, College Park- go Terps! She received her bachelors in communication there in 2010 and then returned for a masters in broadcast journalism in 2012.

Originally from Oxford, Ohio, Whitney has also lived in Madrid and Maryland, but she's happy to now call Charlottesville home. When she's not at work you can catch her exploring the city and staying active by running, going to the gym, and playing tennis. She also teaches TV production at Buford Middle School. If you see her around, please come up and say hi!

You can help Whitney tell the stories that matter to you by sending your ideas and news tips to wharris@nbc29.com or tweeting them to her @whitney__harris.