WCCO EYE4 LOGO WCCO Radio wcco-eye-green01, ww color green

Tracy Perlman

tracy perlman Tracy PerlmanTwin Cities native Tracy Perlman is an Emmy Award-winning producer and blogger at WCCO-TV. She’s been with WCCO-TV since 2009.

While attending the University of Kansas, Tracy received a Society of Professional Journalists award for online sports reporting and two first-place awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters for her newscasts. After graduation, she worked in Kansas City at WDAF-TV (FOX) where she produced morning and weekend newscasts.

While still in high school Tracy got her first taste of working in TV through a mentorship with long-time WCCO-TV reporter Darcy Pohland. Now at WCCO, she writes newscasts and field produces many feature stories for TV.

A life-long Minnesota sports fan, Tracy is adamant about rooting for the home team. During the summer she’s at Target Field getting unique stories for the Twins Blog. From a behind-the-scenes tour of the archive room to sharing importance of ALS day, she finds unique stories about the players and happenings at the ball park.

Please share your story ideas with her at taperlman@wcco.com or follow her on twitter @partray.

most recent stories2 Tracy Perlman

(credit: CBS)

Veteran Severely Beaten Inside NE Minneapolis Bar

A veteran who was out celebrating Veterans Day with friends says he has no idea why a group of strangers viciously attacked him.

11/11/2012

(credit: CBS)

Wis. Restaurant Driving Donated Goods To Hurricane Sandy Victims

Football Sunday across the border in Wisconsin means green and gold, but, in Hudson, the focus this week wasn’t only on the game. The focus was on helping Hurricane Sandy victims.

11/04/2012

(credit: CBS)

Fire Damages Multimillion-Dollar Homes In Mahtomedi

Windy weather overnight got in the way of firefighters, trying to put out fires at two multi million-dollar lakeside homes. More than 100 firefighters were called to the scene of the fire in the 200 block of Park Avenue in Mahtomedi.

10/05/2012

(credit: CBS)

Nowthen Man Runs Into Burning House, Saves Woman

Ramsey firefighters say a man, who didn’t hesitate to save a woman he didn’t know, is a hero.

09/25/2012

(credit: CBS)

Teachers Become Students To Learn Technology Integration

It may be summer break, but some teachers were back in the classroom Tuesday. This time, they were the students — learning how to best integrate technology into their lesson plans.

07/31/2012

(credit: CBS)

‘Fashion Trucks’ Rolling Into Minnesota

Food trucks have been big business in the Twin Cities for two years now, but a new type of business is rolling onto a street near you: Fashion trucks.

07/24/2012

(credit: Twitter)

TwinsBlog: A Twins Game, A Free Ticket & A Crazy Night

I’ve been known to make some rash decisions in my life. I’ve sled down Suicide Hill on a metal lunch tray. I’ve worn white after Labor Day. And one time, I didn’t wait 30 minutes before swimming.

07/18/2012

(credit: Dames Gone Wild)

‘Dames Gone Wild’ On A Mission To Help Others

Life doesn’t always go according to plan. After more than 20 years in the mortgage business, Carol Hasbrouck found herself without a job.

07/17/2012

(credit: CBS)

‘Cupcake Wars’ Champion Bringing Title Home To Minnesota

A Minneapolis cupcake chef has just been crowned Food Network’s Cupcake Wars champion. It’s no surprise for fans of the Cupcake shop along University Avenue in Minneapolis. Now, its owner, Kevin VanDeraa, is enjoying the sweet taste of success.

06/11/2012

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Twins T.C. Bear Celebrates 1,000th Home Game

He’s arguably been the most popular player with the Twins for the last decade, but he’s never been in the starting lineup.

05/09/2012

(credit: Jupiter Images)

Early Warm Weather Means Early Allergies

From the sounds for sniffles and sneezes, you can hear: Spring is in the air! Along with our earlier-than-normal spring, allergy symptoms are appearing earlier, too.

03/19/2012

(credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Minnesota Twins Gear Up For First Spring Training Game

The Minnesota Twins take the field for their first game on Saturday. While it’s only a spring training game, it could be a good indicator for how the team will play this season.

03/03/2012

(credit: CBS)

St. Paul Boy, 10, Honored For Role In Saving Mother’s Life

At 10 years old, Jayvion Jones has never won an award — until now. St. Paul Police recognized the 5th grader’s heroic actions with a special ceremony Wednesday.

01/11/2012

(credit: CBS)

Beatle-Mania Comes To MN With Beatle Project

Its been nearly five decades since Beatle-mania took over the world. Now the Beatles are back in a big way. This time, they’re getting a Minnesota twist.

11/30/2011

(credit: TheBamVino.com)

Twins Blog: Holiday Gifts

The holidays are upon us and no matter what religion you celebrate, there are a few unifying traditions. One of them is gifts. I am someone who likes to buy unique gifts — not whatever the hot holiday item is.

11/29/2011

previous

next

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,810 other followers