Cameron La Fontaine, a dynamic digital journalist, currently contributes his expertise to 12 News, stationed in Phoenix, Arizona. His journey in journalism began at the University of Missouri, where he graduated in May 2018, armed with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, with a specialized focus in broadcast sports journalism.
While at MU, Cameron actively engaged in various journalistic roles, displaying his versatility and dedication. He served as a news and sports reporter, anchoring segments and showcasing his digital prowess as a producer at KOMU 8 News, an NBC affiliate based in Columbia, Missouri. In addition to his work there, Cameron extended his reach by covering a range of sports events, including those at Missouri, Columbia College, and high school athletics across mid-Missouri, for the esteemed Columbia Daily Tribune.
Furthermore, Cameron’s passion for writing and reporting led him to contribute to prominent publications. He lent his talents to the Detroit Free Press and Automotive News in Detroit, Michigan, gaining valuable experience and honing his skills.
Raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Cameron holds a deep affection for his hometown and proudly supports University of Michigan and Detroit sports teams. His enthusiasm for sports has played a significant role in shaping his career, and he continues to bring his unwavering dedication to delivering compelling digital journalism to the audience at 12 News.