Tarryn MentoProfessional in Residence
Tarryn Mento is an award-winning digital, audio and video journalist with experience reporting from Arizona, Southern California, Guatemala and the Dominican Republic. She most recently led daily coronavirus coverage in one of America's largest cities at KPBS, San Diego's NPR and PBS station. The Syracuse native also served as TV segment producer and web editor at New York City's PBS station and was a Pulliam Fellow at The Arizona Republic. As Professional in Residence, Tarryn produces in-depth and investigative content for WAER while overseeing the station's student reporter experience. She is also an adjunct professor at Syracuse University.
The governor's new policy comes on the heels of a similar COVID-19 screening strategy announced by the Onondaga County executive earlier the same day.