Taylor Nettle

Taylor Nettle is thrilled to join the KTAL NBC 6 / KMSS FOX 33 Sports team.

Taylor was born and raised in southeast Louisiana. Growing up as a dancer and actress, she has always had a passion for entertainment. Taylor attended Southeastern Louisiana University where she graduated with a bachelor’s in communications – television and multimedia journalism. 

In her three years at Southeastern, Taylor was very involved on Southeastern’s campus and at The Southeastern Channel, the university’s student television station. At The Southeastern Channel, she served as a director, anchor, and reporter for the station’s weekly sports program, The Big Game, served as a host for the coaches’ talk show, Lion Tracks, served as a reporter and anchor for the student newscast, Northshore News, and was a director and sideline reporter for ESPN+/ESPN3. One of her favorite memories was sidelining the 2022 Southland Conference Volleyball Championship Tournament, where she got to cover her school as they won the conference title.

While in school, Nettle won multiple awards for her off-camera and on-camera skills, including being named the 2023 Student Broadcaster of the Year in Television by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters, ranked 2nd for 2023 Best Television Journalist and 2nd for 2023 Journalist of the Year by the Southeastern Journalism Conference, awarded an Emmy for her directing of a Southeastern Football broadcast for ESPN3, named as a national finalist for her ESPN directing of baseball and football by the Sports Video Group and the Broadcast Education Association, received scholarships from the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters, NATAS Suncoast Emmys, and the Press Club of New Orleans. 

Nettle has covered the Saints, Pelicans, and Southland Conference while at The Southeastern Channel, including local news coverage of the five parishes the channel covered. Outside of school, Nettle interned and worked part-time with WDSU NBC 6 in New Orleans her senior year, where she got to cover the entirety of Saints Training Camp 2022, the destructive tornadoes in Arabi, and more. She also served as a sideline reporter and reporter for Varsity Sports Now, where one of her favorite memories was sidelining the NAIA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships Second Round. 

In addition to her on-camera work, Nettle has worked as a camera operator, free-lancing for several production companies. She’s gotten to work on games with NOLA Gold Rugby, The Pensacola Blue Wahoos, LHSAA football, Tulane University football, Southern University football, and the Southland Conference.

When Taylor isn’t at work, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, working out, traveling, and working on at-home projects. She is thrilled to be a part of the KTAL NBC 6 / KMSS FOX 33 team and can’t wait to connect with the community.

You can reach Taylor by email at tnettle@ktalnews.tv

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