Sarah Jane Anderson is a Multimedia Journalist at Local 8 News.
The Blount County native is the youngest of five kids and graduated from Alcoa High School. She attended Pellissippi State Community College for one year before enrolling at the University of Tennessee (Go Vols!).
After her first year at University of Tennessee, Sarah Jane entered the College of Communication to earn a degree in Broadcast Journalism. That's when she knew she was on to something good! Her peers and professors pushed and encouraged her until graduation in 2015, when she accepted a job at WYMT in Hazard, KY.
Sarah Jane covered an array of challenging stories while in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky, from heartbreaking murders to bizarre crimes. She also reported on the stories of goodwill and kind gestures.
After spending two years in Kentucky, Sarah Jane is excited to be back home in East Tennessee covering good ole' Rocky Top.