Cory James
Cory James joined the ABC30 Action News team as a general assignment reporter in January 2016.

Before moving to Fresno, Cory was a reporter/fill-in anchor based in the northern Santa Barbara County bureau for KEYT-TV and KCOY-TV. His first story involved reporting on the Isla Vista mass shooting that killed six people and injured more than a dozen others around the University of California, Santa Barbara campus.

Cory graduated from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. While in school, he interned for CNN and WSB-TV in Atlanta.

Originally from Georgia, Cory is excited to make California home. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Cory loves to cook, travel and volunteer with local organizations.

Loved ones held a candlelight vigil Monday night in Southeast Fresno to honor a woman killed last Friday.
Forty-eight hours in and Central Valley firefighters remain on the ground working to put out the growing Thomas Fire.
Firefighters are racing to save thousands of homes in Southern California as three large wildfires have now burned more than 83,000 acres.
Fresno police have arrested a man in connection to a deadly stabbing in Central Fresno Sunday.
Instead of focusing on how Luis died, loved ones are choosing to remember the life he lived. They say he was a straight a student and a respectful and responsible young boy.