Tara Rosenblum

Tara Rosenblum Tara Rosenblum

Tara Rosenblum is an anchor/reporter for News 12 Westchester/Hudson Valley. Rosenblum joined the News 12 team in 2004, kicking off the station’s first investigative unit in 2017,  named ‘Turn to Tara’. She has become one of the most award-winning reporters in the state of New York. She’s earned more than 150 industry awards including a 2017 National Edward R Murrow Award, 16 Emmy wins and 86 Emmy nominations, five of them for New York's top general assignment reporter. In 2014, 2016, and 2017, she was the most Emmy-nominated reporter in the NY market. One year, she brought home a record 8 wins, including Top GA and Political reporter. 

Rosenblum's passion is diving into breaking, political, and investigative news stories and she has traveled the county, state, and the country to tell them. She has covered the Virginia Tech Massacre, the 2008, 2012 and 2016 presidential races, and Hurricane Katrina. Rosenblum's coverage of the ravaged Gulf Coast led to sizable donations from across the Hudson Valley and prompted a local village to adopt a church in Algiers. Months later, Westchester County recognized Rosenblum's efforts by naming a day in her honor.

To date, Rosenblum has had 8 days named in her honor in communities across New York. In addition, she was honored by the Guidance Center of Westchester, the Rockland Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, The Alliance for Safe Kids, and the New Rochelle chamber of commerce for her in-depth coverage on the heroin and synthetic marijuana outbreak.

Rosenblum has also covered major criminal cases in New York and was inside the courtroom for the convictions and sentencing of Bernard Madoff, actor Lillo Brancato Jr, and first broke the Millionaire Murder Mystery involving the death of Fontainebleau hotel heir Ben Novack Jr. She also spent four years covering the 9/11 health crisis, following local emergency responders down to Washington for congressional hearings. One of Rosenblum's stories even won the New York Festivals International 'Grand Award.'

Rosenblum was a 2005 Walter Cronkite political fellow and spends much of her time producing, writing and reporting News 12's political coverage. Rosenblum has interviewed presidents, governors, and reported live from state and national political conventions.

Before joining News 12, Rosenblum worked on-air at two NBC stations; first as a reporter in Iowa, then as a main anchor/talk show host in Elmira, NY.

She started out her career working jobs/internships at The White House, Capitol Hill, CNN's White House unit, and CBS News during the 2000 presidential elections.

She also spent some time, as a student, travel writing for the Miami Herald, which helped her pursue her favorite hobby. Rosenblum has logged trips to nearly 50 countries.

Outside of work, Rosenblum's passion is the 'private race to space'. Her dream one day is to visit the final frontier on board a Virgin Galactic flight!

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