WETM 18 NEWS

View my recent work with WETM News in Elmira, N.Y. As a general assignment reporter, I have covered the COVID-19 pandemic, economics and stimulus impact, community feature stories, and breaking news. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Deadline reporting.

  • 18 News at Noon anchor.

  • Producing.

  • Franchise series, "Golden Apple".

  • Fill-in anchor for 18 News at 5, 5:30, 6 & Weekend.

reporter reel

Tara Lynch Spring 2021 Reporter Reel

I am a Multimedia Journalist and 18 News at Noon Anchor with WETM in Elmira, N.Y. Featured are stand-ups and live shots from a variety of stories, a full package, anchoring and tag-outs. 

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Returning to normal in the Southern Tier following NYS COVID restriction lifting
june 15, 2021

Gov. Cuomo called June 15 the day that New York rose again after he relaxed nearly all COVID restrictions in the state. Last night, the CDC announced New York reached the 70 percent benchmark to remove “virtually all” guidance. Local experts and the Governor warn the pandemic is far from over.

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Soaring to new heights at Harris Hill
April 11, 2021

In the Twin Tiers, there are a few key signs that spring is in the air: local ice cream shops open up, temperatures begin to get warmer from the frigid winter, and glider rides resume at Harris Hill in Big Flats.

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A Day of Remembrance: How Millerton, Pa. honored those who served
may 31, 2021

For the first time since 2019, there was a day of remembrance in Millerton at the annual Memorial Day Parade. The small Pennsylvania town gathered together to celebrate and recognize the men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

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Fans are no longer iced out! Enforcers are ready to welcome you back to First Arena
April 1, 2021

Do you miss hockey in the Twin Tiers? For the first time this season, fans can attend an Elmira Enforcers game. Starting tomorrow night, the stands at First Arena will be partially filled to watch the Enforcers take on the Carolina Thunderbirds during a three-game homestand.

Meet the candidates in the Schuyler County Sheriff race
june 11, 2021

In Schuyler County, many residents are focused on the county sheriff race between Undersheriff Breck Spaulding and Investigator Kevin Rumsey. Both are running on the Republican ballot this primary and have worked together for many years.