Reporter at WKMG in Orlando. Lover of great food, good people & 80 lb. Boxer. Runner (because I love great food!).

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Vanessa Araiza joined the News 6 team in August of 2016 as dayside reporter.

Vanessa grew up in the Ocala area and is happy to be back in the Sunshine State. The Ocala-area native graduated from the University of West Florida with a Bachelors in Communications and a specialization in Journalism. ...

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Marion County school official says Lake Weir HS English teacher, Jason Tarlton had a clean record with the school. He's on paid admin leave tonight after inappropriate sexual interactions with a student. Details at 4. #WKMG
RT @DeForestNews6: State Rep. @CortesBob asks @FLGovScott to remove State Attorney Aramis Ayala from prosecuting Osceola Co. mistaken…
@ricardorossello set to speak in Kissimmee in just a few minutes. Staff expanding room because of attendance.
Today was a good day. Most days we cover stories that break the heart. Today, our station lived up to its core and #GotResults. Much needed books were donated to Boggy Creek Elementary.
Investigators need your help with any info regarding the death of 17-year-old Justin Machado. He was found shot to death in his home Tuesday afternoon after school. He was a Freedom HS junior. No info is too small. Crimeline:  http://1.800.423.TIPS
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