Larra Overton is an Indiana native who is proud to call FOX59 and Indianapolis home. She currently is the traffic reporter for FOX59 Morning News.
A graduate of Indiana University, Larra competed in track and field and cross country, while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in journalism and her master’s degree in sport communication. While competing for the Hoosiers, she was a four-time NCAA qualifier and two-time Academic All-American. Larra continues to be involved with Indiana University, teaching as an adjunct professor in the School of Journalism at IUPUI.
Prior to joining FOX59, Larra worked at FOX41 WDRB in Louisville, Ky. and WTWO in Terre Haute, Ind.
You can also catch Larra working for the Indiana Pacers as an in-game host and reporter for Pacers.com and for Fox Sports as a sideline reporter and track & field analyst. Larra has also worked for the Big Ten Network as a sideline reporter for football and track & field.
She started in television working as a studio intern at ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Conn., working on “SportsCenter,” “Baseball Tonight” and “ESPN News.”
Originally from New Albany, Ind., Larra enjoys running, yoga and traveling. A self-professed sports fanatic, you can often find Larra around Indy’s sports venues rooting for the Hoosiers, Colts, Pacers, Fever and Indians.