Tanya Modersitzki is a Chicago native and loves everything about Chicago, from it’s struggling Bears football team to the pizza.
She attended San Diego State University, played D1 soccer, and finished up credits at Columbia College Chicago. While at Columbia, she had the opportunity to intern with Bill Kurtis at Kurtis Productions and at ABC7 WLS’ I-Team. Her internships is where she learned to not be afraid of asking the tough questions.
From there, she went on to land her first job in Billings, Montana at KURL-8. (Yes, there’s more cows than people in Montana.) Then spent 2.5 years in Macon, Georgia at 41NBC. She fell in love with Georgia. Macon is where she discovered her hidden passion for political news. She covered a lot of city council and legislative sessions.
She’s emceed fire fighter luncheons, women’s groups, and more.
Tanya is always in the community looking to help, or she’s at her son’s basketball and football games screaming her lungs out. When she isn’t on air or losing her breath at sporting games, she’s at the gym.
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