T’Ebonie Tanner joined the KTRE News 9 team in November of 2019 as a Reporter/MMJ.
T’Ebonie was born in Kansas, but raised in Jasper, Alabama. She graduated from the University of North Alabama where she earned her bachelor’s in communications: multimedia journalism. While at UNA, she interned for WAFF 48 News station in the sales department.
Before moving to Texas, T’Ebonie was a production assistant for ABC 33/40 News in Birmingham, AL.
T’Ebonie is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
She enjoys reading, spontaneous road trips, trying out new food places and spending time with loved ones. She is excited to call East Texas her new home and to report on the stories that matter most.
To send her stories ideas, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
It was after police entered Christin Evans' room when they learned there was no threat and a false report was made. Now, the university is asking permission from the victim to release body camera video of the incident. East Texas News Weekend’s T’Ebonie Tanner has the details.
The state fire mutual aid system has about 7,000 local firefighters from across Texas that deploy during all kinds of disasters. KTRE’s T’Ebonie Tanner reports the city of Nacogdoches Fire Department has a crew out in California helping to combat wildfires.
Many events across East Texas have been cancelled due to Covid-19. But in Lufkin, the annual Heritage Festival is still happening with Covid-19 protocols in place, of course. KTRE’s T’Ebonie Tanner has the details.
A new school year comes with new changes—and a group of educators and college students are working to make studying easier for people needing assistance. As KTRE’s T’Ebonie Tanner reports, this virtual service is free of charge and anyone can use it.
East Texans are cleaning up after strong winds from Hurricane Laura came through on Thursday. KTRE’s T’Ebonie Tanner stopped by homes on Payne street, near downtown Center to find out how clean up is going for the residents.
Winds from Hurricane Laura swept across Shelby county today as well, knocking out power and toppling trees. KTRE’S T’Ebonie Tanner spoke with one family thankful to be alive after a large tree fell on the roof of their home located in a neighborhood on the west side of Center.
As many schools across the state are requiring their students to quarantine for 14 days before they arrive on-campus, SFA is not one of them. KTRE's T'Ebonie Tanner talks with SFA President Dr. Scott Gordon about the universities back to school plans.
It has now been over three weeks since 79-year-old Joe Roy McMillian went missing. On Saturday, East Texas News Weekends T’Ebonie Tanner checked in with the family about how they're doing as the search for McMillan continues.
Search efforts continued Friday, in hopes of finding missing 79-year-old Joe Roy McMillian. It has been one week since was last seen on surveillance video inside a shop along Texas 315, near the Clayton Volunteer Fire Department. A family member tells us why the search area has moved further south.
Like many eateries, Café Del Rio has closed their dine-in area and started providing curb-side services.To stay within the CDC’S guidelines, Café Del Rio workers are wearing personal protective gear such as gloves to better serve their customers.