Taylor Begley is a sports anchor and reporter at WPRI 12 and FOX Providence.
She joined the 12 Sports team in August 2021 after spending two years as a sports anchor, reporter and weathercaster at KESQ News Channel 3 in Palm Springs, California. At KESQ, she covered major sporting events like the American Express golf tournament, ANA Inspiration LPGA major and many high school sports.
Born and raised in Connecticut, Taylor earned her bachelor’s degree in communications and journalism from the University of Connecticut in 2017. During that time, she was a member of UConn’s cheerleading team.
Taylor then went on to get her master’s from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism, graduating in 2019. While at USC, she had the opportunity to cover USC football during the 2018 season. She also interned in the sports department at NBC 4 Los Angeles where she got to cover LA’s professional sports teams, including the Rams ahead of Super Bowl LIII against the Patriots.
After three years away, Taylor is so happy to be back home in New England near family and friends!