Aaron Farrar joined WTAP in June 2015 as a news reporter. A short while later in September, he switched to the sports teams as an anchor/reporter.
Aaron Farrar joined the WTAP news team in June 2015 as a reporter. A short while later in September, he switched to the sports teams as an anchor/reporter.
Born and raised in Paterson and Clifton, New Jersey, Aaron attended Rutgers University and graduated cum laude in May 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Media Studies, a Sports Journalism specialization and minor in music.
During his time at RU, he served as a segment producer at RU-tv Network, a beat reporter for Rutgers Athletics with RVision and a camera operator with the Big Ten Student U program.
He also interned with Sportsnet New York, WABC-TV Eyewitness News and News 12 New Jersey.
Aaron was also active outside of broadcasting. He was an orientation leader, involved in on-campus ministry as a musician and went to Los Angeles in 2013 for an alternative spring break community service trip.
Aaron pays homage to the late Harold Dow and mentor Jay Dow for inspiring him to pursue a career in broadcast journalism. He is grateful to call West Virginia his new home and is eager to tell your story.
When he’s off the air, Aaron enjoys playing the piano, spending time with family and friends and loyally rooting for the New York Knicks.
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