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School: Missouri School of Journalism

Hometown: Normal, Il.

Year Joined KRCG 13: 2016

Caileigh currently works as a morning and noon reporter for KRCG 13 Live at Sunrise and KRCG 13 Live at Noon.

Caileigh studied both sports and news broadcast journalism while attending Mizzou. She has a passion for telling stories about how news and sports affects peoples’ lives beyond the headline. Because she thrives on a deadline, Caileigh also enjoys covering breaking news.

While attending the Missouri School of Journalism, Caileigh interned at KGUN9 in Tucson, Arizona in their sports department where she covered the Arizona Diamondbacks, a competitive hot dog eater, BMX riders, etc. She also worked as a sports/news reporter and anchor at KOMU-TV during her junior and senior years at Mizzou. She joined the KRCG 13 team in September of 2016 after graduating from the Missouri School of Journalism in May of 2016. Caileigh is excited to be back in her college town of Columbia because she is an avid Mizzou Tiger fan.

Caileigh enjoys meeting new people, spending time with her family and friends, running, hiking, traveling, and shopping. She also is a proud dog owner to her Boston Terrier, Delta. Caileigh enjoys visiting her hometown of Normal, Illinois as often as she can.