Darcy Spencer is a general assignment reporter for News4.
A Maryland native, Spencer’s journalism career started with community newspapers. She reported for Maryland’s Dundalk Eagle, the Martinsburg Journal in Martinsburg, WV, and The Northern Virginia Daily in Winchester, VA. Her commitment to telling the stories of people and events in the community crossed into television when she began working for Montgomery County Cable.
Spencer’s first on-air job was for NBC25 in Hagerstown, MD. While there, she reported on the Middle East Peace Talks in Shepherdstown, WV as well as issues relating to Y2K. Spencer also filed reports from Bosnia, Honduras, the Azore Islands, and Ramstein Air Base in Germany. Her traveling continued in Germany and Brussels when she was awarded a fellowship from the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation.
In 2000, Spencer joined C-TV, the Prince George’s County news station, as an anchor/reporter. She anchored the evening news and reported on stories from all over the County. On September 11th, Spencer was sent to Ground Zero in New York to report on the attack on the World Trade Center.
Spencer joined News4 in 2001 as the station’s first Chopper 4 reporter, filing stories from high above the Washington area. Since then, she has reported on major stories including the DC area sniper spree, the anthrax investigation, and Hurricane Isabel.
Spencer is a past board member for the American News Women’s Club and Community Crisis Services. She and her husband live in Prince George’s County with their two children.