Darby Beane joined the WDRB News team as a general assignment reporter in 2019. She previously worked as a reporter and weekend anchor for two years at WBKO-TV in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Her time in the newsroom began during her college years with multiple internships, including one at WDRB in 2015.
Darby is a proud graduate of Western Kentucky University where she studied broadcast journalism and political science. During her time in Bowling Green, Darby became an Associated Press award winning journalist as she covered a wide range of stories from local election coverage, to fishing trips with Wounded Warriors, and interviews about Jonesville -- a community that was bought out by Urban Renewal in the 1960s and no longer exists. She also covered the shooting at Marshall County High School in January 2018.
When she's not in the newsroom, Darby enjoys scrapbooking and working in her flower garden. She grew up on a Christmas tree farm in Alvaton, Kentucky and loves being outside and meeting new people.
After her internship, Darby knew she wanted to find her home at WDRB as a full-time reporter. She loves learning new things and is beyond excited to live in Louisville and tell the stories of the community here.