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Tara Mergener

CBN News Reporter

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Tara Mergener is an award-winning journalist and expert storyteller who spent the majority of her career as a correspondent in Washington, D.C. She worked at CBS Newspath for many years, reporting for all CBS platforms, including CBS News and CBS affiliates throughout the nation. Tara also reported at CNN, Hearst’s Washington, D.C. Bureau, and was a contributor on Full Court Press with Greta Van Susteren.

Tara has won dozens of awards for her investigative and political reporting, including Headliner Foundation’s Best Reporter in Texas, multiple Edward R. Murrow awards, Texas Associated Press Broadcasters awards, and an Emmy. She has traveled the country, covering some of the biggest stories of our generation.

In addition to national reporting, Tara was a primary anchor in Texas for several years, anchoring three dominant number-one evening newscasts and leading the station’s investigative, political, and national reporting.

Tara lives near Washington, D.C., with her husband, Paul, and their children. Tara is also an animal lover who is passionate about helping those in need.

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