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Alia Blackburn

Alia Blackburn started at WTHI-TV in November 2013

Title: Anchor / Reporter
Alia Blackburn

Alia Blackburn started at WTHI-TV in November 2013. She currently co-anchors News 10 This Morning (5-7 a.m.), Monday through Friday. She was promoted to the role in October 2018 after being the weekend evening anchor for two years.

During her time at News 10, Alia has covered a variety of stories that have impacted the Wabash Valley. A few of her favorites include covering the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump's rally in Terre Haute, as well as interviewing former candidate Bernie Sanders.

Alia graduated from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana with bachelor's degrees in both telecommunications and journalism. She is from Indianapolis, Indiana, where she enjoys spending most of her free time on her days away from the newsroom. She loves hanging out with family and friends, football (Go Ravens!), being involved within her sorority (Alpha Kappa Alpha), traveling, trying out different restaurants/foods and being an auntie!

Alia also enjoys having a second home within the Wabash Valley. If you have any story ideas, or just want to say hello, drop her a line anytime!

Recent Posts by Alia Blackburn

More than a trend: No Shave November puts spotlight on men's health issues

Doctors say taking charge of your health now could save your life.

Business leaders weigh in on future of Vigo County schools

The Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce requested to host one of the Community Conversations.

WICAA Energy Assistance Program underway now

Organizers say more than 4,000 applications have been mailed out for this year's program.

Family announces plans to turn part of International Paper site into music venue

While the name has not been finalized, owners are hoping to call it "The Mill".

'We will pull out of this, we have no choice' Local leaders react to closing of Alorica business

Rather than losing hope, local leaders say they are looking toward opportunity.

Police conducting patrols, looking for violations in light of school bus safety

This week is School Bus Safety Week.

Local groups teaming up for Drug Take Back Day

National statistics point to millions of Americans abusing controlled prescription drugs.

Group looking to connect rural communities to broadband

Time is moving forward and so is technology.

Vigo County Schools unveil new tools to encourage communication and school safety

At a press conference on Tuesday, leaders unveiled the start of two new programs.

Charitable haunted house provides scares while giving back to community

Don't let its purpose for charity fool you.

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