Aaron Carotta

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In March 2018, Aaron became our morning live reporter that you get to wake up with each weekday!

Born in Louisiana, he was raised with an Italian background, while living in 13 states thru childhood. Aaron spent the past 10 years in the TV world creating, hosting, producing and directing national TV programs that allowed him to travel thru 80 countries. Hosting programs like ‘Catch and Cook With Adventure Aaron’ and ‘Bucket Wish,' he became a household name to an estimated 120 million homes on channels like Food TV, Mav TV, First HD Russia, and the Outdoor Channel.

Nicknamed ‘Adventure Aaron’ by a near 100,000 followers on social media, he continued to film bucket list adventures while paying it forward by taking those in need from various organizations, along with him. From wing walking on bi-planes to Running with the Bulls, Aaron enjoys living life to the fullest after surviving cancer in 2008.

In 2010, he incorporated a minimalist approach going around the world without a bag for 50 days, cutting his teeth on unscripted live feeds. He captured the moments on social media and continued producing spin off shows.

On June 30, 2016, Aaron set out on a 233-day expedition in a canoe for over 5,000 miles. Raising awareness for his friends organization called ‘I’m Adopted.org,' he soloed an open top canoe from Montana to Florida, breaking the ‘Longest solo journey in a canoe or kayak’ record, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

In February of 2018, his 90-minute documentary hit the big screen, debuting in St Louis, called "Finding the Current." Upon completing his expedition, Aaron then looked for a long term adventure and made his debut in the news industry, settling right here in Marquette with TV6.

Eager to volunteer and help in the community, he invites you to introduce yourself and share any story ideas. Aaron will be exploring all of the adventures the U.P. has to offer and welcomes the chance to meet everyone in the Upper Peninsula. He’s a homechef who enjoys earning his keep for dinner. He looks forward to helping out anyway possible in the community while meeting and sharing the experience with everyone each weekday.

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