Tia McKenzie is a native of Clarksdale, MS. She earned her Master of Arts in Journalism at the University of Mississippi. Prior to Ole Miss, Tia attended Tougaloo College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude.
While at Tougaloo, she worked as a reporter and anchor for Eagle Eye News before gaining internships at WMC Action News 5 and ABC 24 Memphis in 2019. While at Ole Miss, she worked as a disc jockey and was the Music Director for Rebel Radio 92.1 FM.
Tia enjoys writing and listening to music, photographing nature and playing tennis in her spare time. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Tia is a passionate storyteller and is excited to begin her career in the Pine Belt!