Barbara Harrington is an award-winning journalist currently working as a nightside multimedia journalist and weekend anchor at WNDU-TV, the NBC affiliate in South Bend, Ind.

In 2013, the Indiana Associated Press Broadcasters Association awarded her 2nd place for best reporter. The following year, Barbara won 2nd place for feature reporting.

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  • Childcare costs can create cycle of poverty for single moms

    A recent study by The Hamilton Project found the average single mother in Indiana spends about 27 percent of her paycheck on childcare. Experts say that can create a cycle of poverty that can be hard to break.

  • Record-breaking harvest costing farmers

    A record-breaking harvest doesn’t necessarily mean record-breaking profits for farmers. It will cost them more to store the large bumper crop than it did to produce the corn and soybeans.