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Caroline joined the ABC News 4 team in September 2015 as a general assignment reporter.

After graduating from Loyola University New Orleans in 2010, she began her career in broadcast as a news desk assistant at WWL-TV in New Orleans. From 2011 to 2014, Caroline was a weekday reporter and fill-in anchor at KLFY-TV in Lafayette, La. the heart of Cajun Country.

During her time at KLFY, Caroline investigated several stories which garnered national attention most notably, the murder of Lafayette college student, Mickey Shunick. Caroline discussed the Shunick case on special shows for both the E! Network and Investigation Discovery.

Caroline's coverage has won several awards. In March 2014 she was awarded "Best Breaking News" by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters. In 2012, she placed in the "Reporter of the Year" and "Continuing Coverage" categories by the Associated Press.

Born and raised in beautiful Pensacola, Florida, Caroline is thrilled to now live on the East Coast.