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Mikaela Hunt

Mikaela Hunt co-anchors NBC4 Today and NBC4 Middayand also reports for NBC4.

Prior to joining the NBC4 team, Hunt served as a 5 p.m. anchor andreporter, covering Central Illinois at WAND-TV.

She also worked as a reporter at KOMU-TV in Columbia, MO, and WSOY Radio inDecatur, IL.

Hunt graduated from the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

In 2005, the Associated Press awarded her for investigativereporting.

Hunt says the most memorable story she covered was a piece on trick-or-treatingand sex offenders, it led to a new law created by the Illinois legislature.

Hunt is a member of the Junior League of Columbus.

She's volunteered at OSU as a fraternity development adviser and spent time asa church lector and communion minister at Ss. Simon and Jude.

She also is involved in a local book club.

If she weren't working in television, Hunt said she would be acorporate trainer or personal shopper.

Hunt's first job was as a counter clerk at a lumberyard and hardware store,working for her father's small business.

Hunt lives in Galloway with her husband, Marcus; their sons, Logan andChristian; and their Miniature Dachshunds, Bentley and Barkley.

Favorites:
Food: Italian
Movies: Can't Buy Me Love and The Parent Trap
Books: Valley of the Dolls, Count Of Monte Cristo, and TheHunger Games
Music: Pandora, everything from Bon Jovi to Britney
Hobbies: Reading, sleeping, and finding new adventures on theweekends with the boys
Sports: Steelers, Clippers, Blue Jackets
Travel Destination: My parents' lakehouse and St. Simons Island
Central Ohio Place: The Short North
NBC Show: Smash and The Today Show

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