Brianna Willis
Brianna Willis joined the ABC30 Action News Team in June of 2023.

Before joining the ABC30 Action News Team, Brianna was a weekend anchor and reporter for KERO-TV in Bakersfield. During her two years in Kern County, she covered multiple storms, wildfires, and was sent to the central coast to assist with team coverage. She also followed a case for months of a man who spent over 40 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. She covered the story until his release, and in addition to her exclusive jailhouse interview, she conducted a one-on-one interview with him once he was out of jail. Brianna has spoken with local leaders about valley congressman Kevin McCarthy's road to speakership.

Brianna graduated from Pepperdine University with a degree in journalism in 2021. While attending Pepperdine, she had the opportunity to anchor, produce and report for their on-campus news show, NewsWaves32. She also had the opportunity to study abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina and become immersed in the culture.

Brianna is from the heart of Los Angeles near the Forum and So-Fi Stadium. She is the oldest of three and loves to spend time with her family. When she's not telling stories, she loves to watch Disney movies or go out to eat with friends and family.

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Brianna's Stories
Family remembers father hit & killed by car in Dinuba
Alfonso Rios was a musician, a brother, a friend, a father and a grandfather. His daughter tells me more than anything, he was their king.
Alarming trend of crashes near schools across the Valley
A family is mourning the death of their grandfather, father, husband, brother and friend after he was hit and killed by a driver in Dinuba near an elementary school. Also with him, a young girl.
Man killed, child hospitalized after being hit by car near Dinuba school
A man was killed and a child was injured after they were hit by a vehicle near an elementary school in Dinuba on Friday afternoon.
Contest for students to combat fentanyl crisis in Merced County
Law enforcement, administrators and community advocates came together in Merced Thursday to launch a campaign to combat the fentanyl crisis.
Community speaks out on proposed pronoun policy in Clovis Unified schools
Student privacy and parental rights were on the line as community members spoke out about identity issues at a Clovis Unified School District board meeting on Wednesday night.
Dr. Francine Oputa, former Fresno State staff member known for work in diversity, passes away
Dr. Francine Oputa, a former staff member at Fresno State who was known for raising awareness on diversity and equality, has passed away.
NAMI Fresno aiming for community to discuss mental health
Mental health professionals are hoping to continue breaking the stigma surrounding talking about suicide to help with prevention.
Family calling for justice after Visalia man killed in 2021
Jason Allender was shot and killed on an off-ramp of Highway 198 in Visalia more than two years ago.
Lawmakers kill bill aiming to reduce sentences for felons sentenced to life without parole
Taking a second look at people sentenced to death or serving life in prison without the possibility of parole is the backbone of Senate Bill 94.
Congressional subpoena issued to city of Reedley over illegal lab
A congressional subpoena has been issued to the City of Reedley over the unlicensed lab that was operating within the city.