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.

A 911 call recorded the moment someone shot and killed an innocent 18-year-old bystander during a street fight in Fresno six years ago.
Six years after a Fresno teen was murdered, the man who investigators say pulled out a gun and fired into a crowd is facing a jury.
Officers say the victim and suspect have known each other for a while, but Sunday night they had an argument that led to a murder.
After being questioned much of Friday, the only suspect in a Southwest Fresno homicide told Action News he is innocent and denied knowing the victim.
The sole survivor of a drug deal in a church parking lot described in court Thursday the marijuana sale that ended in murder.