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
Tulare County offering shelter to animals evacuated due to KNP Complex, Windy fires
Tulare County Animal Services is offering shelter for both pets and livestock as their owners take care of themselves during the KNP Complex and Windy wildfires.
KNP Complex Fire: More evacuation warnings issued in Tulare County; smoke affecting Valley air
The Tulare County Sheriff's Office has issued more evacuation warnings due to the massive KNP Complex Fire burning in the Sequoia National Forest.
Kings Canyon National Park closed due to KNP Complex Fire
The KNP complex fire saw substantial growth of nearly 1400 acres overnight, impacting air quality in Central Valley.
38-year-old shot and killed at Hilmar restaurant, deputies say
A popular bar in the small close-knit community of Hilmar is now the focus of a homicide investigation.
Honey oil lab explodes, sparking large fire at Merced home
Firefighters believe a honey oil lab sparked an explosion on Monday morning, causing a Merced home to be consumed by flames.
West Fresno residents voice concerns over changes to social services
A large group of West Fresno residents rallied together to voice their concerns about what they say is changing at the Department of Social Services' West Fresno Regional Center.
Burglary suspect shot by Reedley police, second suspect arrested after hours-long search
After an hours-long search, Action News was there as the burglary suspect, identified as 38-year-old Joaquin Luna, was taken into custody.
38-year-old dies following shooting at Merced Mountain Mike's Pizza, police identify suspect
Authorities have identified the 21-year-old man who opened fire inside a Mountain Mike's Pizza restaurant in Merced that has now left one person dead and two others injured.
New additions come to 9/11 memorial in Clovis to mark 20th anniversary of attack
The 20th Memorial Anniversary Ceremony took place as an in-person event with many additions to the Clovis memorial.
Harmful algae bloom found at San Luis Reservoir in Merced County
Officials with the Department of Water Resources have asked everyone to avoid any contact with the water or the shore at the San Luis Reservoir.