Mia Pettigrew is a Multimedia Journalist who Joined WANE 15 in June of 2023.
Originally from Chicago, she spent the last four years in Jackson, Mississippi. Mia graduated magna cum laude from Jackson State University in May of 2023. She has a degree in Journalism & Media Studies with a minor in Meteorology.
While in school, Mia was very active on campus serving as head anchor and meteorologist for the campus news station, Miss Senior 2022-2023, Miss NAACP, amongst many other things. She was inducted into the JSU Student Hall of Fame for all she accomplished in her four year tenure.
Even though Mia is fresh out of college, she brings a lot of knowledge and experience from her internships with WTOK in Meridian and WLBT in Jackson.
Mia is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, as well as an active member in the National Association of Black Journalists.
When Mia isn’t working to amplify the voices of Fort Wayne, she enjoys volunteering, shopping, trying new restaurants and spending time with her “doghter”, Tsunami.
Mia is new to Fort Wayne but loves to meet new people, so if you see her out and about say hi!
If you have a story idea you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow her Instagram at @newswithmia, on Facebook at Mia Pettigrew and on Twitter at @miapettigrew_tv.