Tammi Arender, Anchor-Reporter
Tammi was raised on a cotton and soybean farm in Tallulah, Louisiana.
She became a TV news anchor and reporter at KNOE-TV in Monroe, Louisiana in 1981. Tammi is an anchor/reporter for RFD-TV and Rural Radio Channel 147 on Sirius XM. Their news studios are in Nashville where Tammi currently calls home.
She has worked for network affiliates in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Little Rock, Arkansas, Charleston, West Virginia and Nashville, Tennessee.
Tammi contributes as a freelancer to the motorcycle travel show, La Rider TV. That show airs in most of the Louisiana TV markets. She also does stories for This Week in Louisiana Agriculture and the PBS show, Tennessee Crossroads
Tammi has contributed to national shows such as Entertainment Tonight, Access Hollywood, The Nashville Network, Good Morning America, and CBS This Morning.
You may have also seen Tammi on the big screen. Since being asked to be a reporter in the movie remake of one of her favorite childhood shows, Dukes of Hazard, Tammi has gone on to do other films such as The Nice Guys, Twilight Breaking Dawn: Part 2, Pitch Perfect 2, Beautifully Broken, Enemies Among Us, Flag of My Father, Alabama Moon and Private Valentine: Blonde and Dangerous.
Tammi loves to ride horses and Harleys! In the equine arena, she’s ridden competitively in barrels, western pleasure, and cutting.
But it’s her current passion that occupies the majority of her free time. Cooking! Tammi is an accomplished baker. She has been on national cooking competitions. She was first runner up on the TNT show On the Menu, where her White Chocolate Cheesecake with Praline Sauce had Emeril LaGasse saying it was one of the best cheesecakes he’d ever tasted! In addition, she’s also been selected to compete on the Food Network shows Bakers vs Fakers and Christmas Cookie Challenge.