Brisa Colon
Brisa Colon joined the ABC30 team in June of 2024.

Though born and raised in Southern California, Brisa's move to the Central Valley is a homecoming. She spent her childhood in Fresno during the holidays visiting family.

Before Fresno, Brisa was a reporter and fill-in anchor at KSBW8 News on California's Central Coast. During her time there, she reported on a wide range of topics spanning from education to historic weather events.

Brisa graduated from California State University Fullerton in 2022 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a Spanish Media Certificate.

During college, she interned at CNN's Los Angeles Bureau and published articles covering California and the Pacific Northwest. She also earned the honor of being named a distinguished NBCU Academy Fellow.

Brisa has a black belt in Karate and was the 2017 National Champion. She was on the USA National Karate Team and represented the United States in several international competitions.

She strives to connect and share the best with the Central Valley community. Away from the newsroom, Brisa has a passion for animals, the environment, and food!

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Brisa's Stories
Grandma without power for over 10 hours during excessive heat, family calling it 'close call'
A family in Northwest Fresno wants an explanation and change after their grandma and uncle suffered in the heat in their own home. They say PG&E did not give them adequate notice about an outage, and it lasted longer than expected.
Scammers target vulnerable people with downed ACs during dangerous heatwave
During the summer, your AC unit has to work harder to cool your home. With this extended heatwave HVACS are breaking down at higher rates than usual.
K9 Beny retires after nearly decade-long career, seized over $10.2M in drugs
After 56 years of service in dog years, K9 Beny is hanging up his collar and officially retiring from California Highway Patrol.
Local restaurants hit by extensive heat wave, other industries see boost
The heat is making matters worse for the restaurant industry, already struggling with inflation.
Heatwave causing event cancellations across Central Valley
Several events across the region are being cancelled this weekend due to triple-digit temperatures, making for possible dangerous conditions.
Excessive heat posing increased fire risk this Fourth of July in Fresno
The Fresno Fire Department is anticipating a 'very busy evening' this Fourth of July.
How to keep your pet safe during these excessive heat warnings
There are so many ways to keep your pet safe during excessive heat warnings, from an early morning visit to the dog park to taking your pup for a dip.
How 4th of July fireworks can impact Valley air quality
Fireworks will soon add to our air quality concerns. The smoke and pollutants are unhealthy, especially for those with respiratory issues.