Taylor Hankins joined the WVVA team in August 2022 as a Multimedia Journalist.
A Tazewell County native, Taylor attended Virginia Commonwealth University for Print/Online Journalism. While at VCU, Taylor hosted a radio show on WVCW, wrote for The Commonwealth Times, and interned for RVA mag and the Richmond-Times Dispatch. Taylor also wrote for the Capitol News Service. Following her time at VCU, Taylor moved to Minneapolis to peruse a career in the arts. While in Minneapolis, Taylor began studying Digital Cinematography through Full Sail. When the pandemic hit, Taylor missed her family and the mountains and moved back to Tazewell. Taylor received her Bachelor’s in Digital Cinematography in September 2022. In her free time, Taylor likes creating art and spending time with her two cats Harlan and Dolly.
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