- KMBC 9 NewsAnchor
Lara earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Knox College in Galesburg, Ill., and earned her master’s degree from University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan.
Lara anchors "KMBC 9 News at 6 p.m." and "KMBC 9 News at 10 p.m."
A native of Wisconsin, she calls Kansas City home now.
“The people I meet while covering stories help me grow as a human being. Some stories are humbling, some stories inspiring every single story valuable.” My most memorable interview to date: a one on one interview with President Barack Obama.”
Lara has won two Edward R. Murrow awards and two Emmys for her reporting.
Lara has completed three full marathons, two half-marathons and one triathlon. She takes boxing classes a couple of times a week and enjoys running, lifting weights and walking.
One little known fact about Lara: She listens to The Grateful Dead Channel on Satellite Radio.
- University of Kansas1992