Vanessa Vasconcelos
Vanessa Vasconcelos joined ABC30 February of 2016.

Prior to joining the Action News Team, Vanessa worked as a multimedia journalist in the Chico-Redding market.

The Bay Area native grew up in San Mateo and graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.

Prior to reporting, Vanessa interned at KRON and KGO-TV in San Francisco. After graduation, KGO-TV hired Vanessa as a Production Assistant, Traffic Producer and Writer.

Vanessa is excited to be in the Valley and tell the stories that matter to you. You can reach her on Facebook or Twitter if you have a story idea or just want to say "Hi!"

When she's not working, you can find Vanessa at a concert or show. She loves spending time with family and friends, live music and travel.

If you grew up in the Central Valley chances are you, or someone you love, has been treated at Valley Children's Hospital. It's known for outstanding service to patients but the hospital treats its employees in the same manner.
The 27 students of the 4th-grade class spent their day breathing life into biographies. In attendance is everyone from President Ronald Reagan to San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence.
Wet weather may be in the rear view mirror but summer like temperatures could mean trouble for your car.
For a 12th year Chukchansi Park doubled as a classroom for more than 1,500 1st and 2nd graders from throughout the Central Valley.
An employee of the Clovis Fire Department received a devastating cancer diagnosis for her five-year-old son. And now the department is teaming up with Pink Heals to help.