Sontaya Rose
Sontaya Rose is a reporter and fill-in anchor. She reports weekdays on Action News at 5, 6, and 6:30pm.
Sontaya is intense and incredibly driven when it comes to collecting news. Her competitive spirit and personality help her land some of the most sought out stories in the Central Valley.

Sontaya's specialty is investigative news reporting and she is constantly working on and off the clock to break stories. Each day, Sontaya works to deliver news that is more in-depth, with personal stories you want to hear.

Fresno is home for Sontaya. She was born and raised here. Her passion for journalism began at Clovis High School in Mr. Menendian's English class. She started as a feature writer for the school newspaper and after a year earned the title of Editor of the Cougar's Growl.

Sontaya stays very busy. When she isn't chasing news stories, she's running after her three young children. She has two daughters and a son. Weekends are typically spent on soccer fields or at dance competitions rooting on the kids!

When she gets the opportunity, Sontaya loves to travel. Her favorite destination is her father's native country, Thailand. She also likes taking in the beauty of plumeria flowers in Hawaii.

Any chance she gets, Sontaya enjoys gardening and reading up on the latest real estate news.

Fresno County Sheriff's Detectives are trying to figure out what led to a shooting Tuesday morning in the Mayfair District. Around 7:00 a.m. deputies arrived at a boarded up home to find a man shot in the back.
More than a dozen family members came to support Arthur Hernandez who was arrested on two counts in June. Since then, six more victims have come forward.
Detectives don't know if one person is responsible for the spike in these crimes or if several thieves are working together, but each report has undeniable similarities.
A memorial with candles, pictures, and balloons now sits outside the family business that Chris grew up in
The doors re-opened to Chukchansi Casino on New Year's Eve in 2015 to crowds of excited gamblers. Now, the Osceola Blackwood Ivory Gaming Group is revealing they were behind getting the green light from the National Indian Gaming Commission to get the cards and slots rolling again.