Sydney Darden, Multimedia Journalist

Sydney Darden

LEX 18 Multimedia Journalist

Sydney joined LEX18 as a multimedia journalist in April 2022. Though she grew up in Atlanta, she was born in Lexington and is excited to return to her roots! Before this she spent time reporting and anchoring in Tupelo, Mississippi. While in Tupelo she reported on everything from severe weather to crime, politics and social justice. She also broke several stories during the pandemic; providing crucial information about vaccine rollout and rising cases. Before Tupelo she briefly reported in Monroe, Louisiana.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University. She interned at WSB-TV and worked as a production assistant for Atlanta’s top radio stations while in college. Sydney enjoys watching TV, exercising, and trying new restaurants in her spare time. She is thrilled to meet the wonderful people of Lexington and hear your stories. Feel free to send any ideas to

Celebrating Our LEX 18 Community

Celebrating Our LEX 18 Community