Tammi Arender is a veteran TV reporter and news anchor. She's been the evening news anchor in several TV markets including Nashville, Baton Rouge, and Monroe. Tammi was raised on a cotton/soybean farm in northeast Louisiana. Her father farmed in Tallulah, Louisiana his entire life. Arender Farms is still there and thriving. Tammi currently is the anchor of the Rural Evening News at RFD-TV/RuralTV/FamilyNet/RuralRadioCh.80 and shares the anchor duties on the Market Day Report.
Tammi has always had a love of country music and that's what led her to Music City. She followed her dream of doing entertainment reporting. She's covered the Country Music Awards and the Academy of Country Music Awards for such shows as Entertainment Tonight and Access Hollywood. She also worked for The Nashville Network and was a reporter/co-host for the show Opry Backstage.
Tammi also worked at the Shop At Home Network in Nashville and continues to do freelance reporting for Tennessee Public Broadcasting's "Tennessee Crossroads" program. She's anchored the news in Nashville, Baton Rouge, Little Rock and Monroe, La. Tammi also co-hosts a motorcycle travel show called LaRider, which airs in Louisiana and in 12 states on Fox Sports South.
Tammi's reporting skills have won her Associated Press awards as well as being cast in several movies as a reporter. Since that first small speaking role in the movie remake of one of her favorite childhood shows, "Dukes of Hazzard", Tammi's been cast in "Enemies Among Us", Alabama Moon, Private Valentine: Blonde and Dangerous, and Flag of My Father, Jeff Who Lives at Home, The Town that Dreaded Sundown, and a featured extra role in Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2, just to name a few.
Tammi is an accomplished horsewoman. She has ridden competitively in barrels, western pleasure and cutting horses. She also loves Harley Davidsons. She's owned of 6 of them and is currently shopping for her next one! Tammi can also handle a weapon. She successfully completed S.W.A.T. team training with the Nashville Police Department, the first woman to ever do so.