Natalie Tendall is a reporter for the 2 NEWS Investigates team. She has had a passion for the news since childhood when she would “pretend” to be a news reporter and anchor. She followed her dream and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications Arts – Electronic Media and Public Relations at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.
She comes from fellow LIN station, KIMT-TV in Mason City, Iowa where she was an Anchor/Reporter. Her work ethic and interviewing skills earned her awards from the Iowa Broadcasting News Association (IBNA) over the past several years.
As a Midwest native, Natalie has covered a wide range of stories from politics to weather disasters. Her favorite part of the business is getting out in the community and talking to people.
In her spare time Natalie enjoys traveling, golfing and going to movies. She has traveled extensively, but her favorite trips involved touring Europe and South Africa with the Wartburg College Choir.
• Born: Davenport, Iowa
• Birthday: May 15th
• Top Five Interests: Spending time with family and friends, traveling, spin class, singing, and getting pedicures!
• Favorite Movies: Grease, The Phantom of the Opera, Chicago
• Favorite TV Shows: Friends, The Today Show, Modern Family, The Walking Dead
• Favorite Books: Pride and Prejudice, Eat, Pray, Love and James Patterson books
• Favorite Music: I listen to quite the variety. I love country, jazz, Broadway soundtracks 60’s, and top 40.
• Hero: My parents. They are the most supportive and loving people I know.
• One Person You Would Like To Have Dinner With: Oprah