Kara Jeffers moved to Harrisburg, Pa., and started as a Lilly Broadcasting state capitol correspondent in November 2023.

She is Texas-born, St. Louis-raised and ecstatic to be covering state government.

She graduated with a B.S. in communication with an emphasis in media journalism from William Woods University, as well as a minor in political legal studies. She spent most summer and winter breaks interning at the Lincoln County Journal in her hometown. Junior year, she produced a weekly newsletter titled 'The Scoop'.

Kara moved to Erie in September 2022 and worked at Erie News Now as a reporter and multimedia journalist.

Jeffers drinks her coffee black, her favorite book is 'Catlow' by Louis L'Amour, and her passion is equipping communities with knowledge. She promises to chase excellence in reporting truth.