Brittany Jacob
Brittany Jacob is the weekend evening anchor and a reporter for ABC30 Action News.

Before joining the ABC30 Action News team in September 2020, she was the Evening Weekend Anchor and Southern Illinois Bureau Chief & Reporter for KFVS12 in the Cape Girardeau, MO market. During her time there, she covered a variety of stories including a high profile murder case, gubernatorial elections, the infamous Illinois state budget stalemate, Cairo housing crisis, and more. Brittany was a 2020 Finalists for Best Reporting at the Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Awards.

She began her professional career in media sales, marketing & advertising - working for iHeart Radio and CBS Radio in Washington, DC.

Brittany is a lover of theatre, cooking, traveling and experiencing new cultures and foods. When Brittany is not working, she enjoys visiting wineries, exercising and yoga, and spending time with her family.

Brittany is a proud graduate of Howard University in Washington, DC. She grew up in Houston, Texas. She is also a member of National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Brittany's Stories
San Joaquin Memorial High School alum Brook Lopez wins NBA championship
San Joaquin Memorial High School alum Brook Lopez has won his first NBA championship in his first trip to the NBA Finals.
18-year-old killed in Merced drive-by shooting identified
Dominick Hernandez played football for Atwater High School. His friends say they will remember him as a good athlete and an even better person.
Inspections of vacant buildings begin in downtown Fresno
Vacant buildings now need to have fire protection systems, and they have to minimize fire risks.
Merced County man contracts COVID-19 after full vaccination
"It's a good thing that I'm vaccinated because, if I wasn't vaccinated, I probably would have been in the hospital," Rene Bazaldua said.
Hit-and-run driver arrested for killing 22-year-old bicyclist in Merced County
The CHP says 64-year-old Michael Harris, who lives in Ventura County, hit a bicyclist before driving away from the crash Monday night.
Central California preparing for another extended heat wave
The Central Valley is gearing up for a triple-digit heatwave and the extreme temperatures are impacting people who work outside.
Sanger elementary school vandalized twice, police stepping up security
Sanger police say these types of crimes tend to happen when schools are vacant during the summer months.
Valley firefighters see busy 4th of July weekend
Fresno Fire Department officials say they responded to a total of 252 calls from 8 pm Sunday night to 8 am Monday morning.
Traveling this summer? What you need to know before going to Fresno Yosemite International Airport
The airport and TSA shared some tips to help Valley travelers as ahead of what's expected to be a busy summer travel season.
Fresno police offering 20,000 gun locks for free after 2 kids shot themselves over the weekend
Balderrama said he has just ordered 10,000 gun locks - in addition to the 10,000 he had already ordered when he first took over as chief of police.