Mallory Lane

Mallory Lane
WTAJ News Reporter

Mallory joined the WTAJ News Team as a State College Bureau Reporter.

Mallory was born and raised in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Asheville, North Carolina but she is excited to make the Allegheny Mountains her new home. She graduated from Elon University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While at Elon, Mallory was a member of the University's award-winning student newscast, Phoenix14News. She was a co-anchor and general assignment reporter for the team and was fortunate enough to travel to Los Angeles, California with the Phoenix14News' executive team to accept the 2011 "Best Newscast" College Television Award from the Emmy Foundation.

During college, Mallory interned at WLOS-TV in Asheville and WECT-TV in Wilmington, North Carolina.

In addition to her studies, Mallory was on the Elon University Dance Team, where she was a four-year member and co-captain. When she's not at work, Mallory can be found shopping, on a jogging trail, spending time with friends and family and going on many new adventures.

Mallory is excited to start her broadcast career in the Happy Valley! If you have any story ideas, questions, comments or if you just want to say "hello," please feel free to email Mallory Lane at

Get to Know Mallory

What are your favorite TV shows?  
Castle, So You Think You Can Dance, Say Yes to the Dress

What are your favorite movies?
Any and all chick-flicks....typical girl.

What websites do you visit the most?,, Facebook, Twitter

What is your favorite food?  
Chinese food. Oh, and don't forget sweet tea. You can take the girl out of the country, but you can't take the country out of the girl!

If you could interview anyone in history, who would it be?  
Lucille Ball. I grew up watching "I Love Lucy" with my family and I think she is hilarious.  

What is one thing on your bucket list?  
To travel more.

What is one thing about you most people would be surprised by?
I can't cook. I'm trying to learn, but so far it hasn't gone very well. I guess practice makes perfect!

What are your favorite sports teams?  
Carolina Tar Heels, Atlanta Braves, Elon Phoenix

What is your favorite hobby?  
I have been dancing since I was 2 years old, so it's hard to go a day without dance!

Where do you see yourself in 20 years?  
Hopefully reporting/anchoring at a network or traveling the world covering stories....dream big!

If you could have any Super Power, what would it be?
To be in more than one place at a time.

What was your first job?  
I served yogurt at TCBY (The Country's Best Yogurt).

Mallory joined the WTAJ News Team as a State College Bureau Reporter in June 2012.

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