Liz began her broadcasting career at ABC30 in 1982. Over the years she has anchored just about every newscast at the station and done everything from consumer to medical reporting. She and photo-journalist Richard Harmelink won an Emmy Award in May 2010 for excellence in reporting for a story on how our military trains for war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Through her stories, Liz enjoys giving a "voice" to those who don't ordinarily have a "voice."
Liz Harrison attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia and graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Broadcasting. Liz's formative years were spent in Baltimore, Maryland and Brussels, Belgium. It was living overseas that gave Liz an appreciation for people of different creeds and cultures.
Liz is married with five grown children and one grandson. When she doesn't have her "nose in the news" Liz enjoys cooking, reading, and biking... the motorized and the pedal-powered kind!
An accused killer tried to escape from the Merced County main jail this week.
An elderly woman has died after being shot in Calwa two weeks ago. Maria Soccoro Lopez, 77, is Fresno County's sixth homicide in just the first month of the year.
Community activist "H" Spees has officially announced his candidacy for Fresno mayor. The 62 year old joins Fresno City Councilman Lee Brand as the second candidate in the race.
High school students attending a youth group at Northwest Church come out to find some of their cars broken into.
If you happen to pick up a Lego set during your shopping this Christmas season, chances are, you might pick up something created by a home-grown Lego fanatic.