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
New affordable rental community opens in Mariposa County
Creekside Terrace has 42 units, including one-, two-, and three-bedroom selections with spacious layouts.
6 injured after truck plows into bank in Fresno's River Park
Fresno police say a woman in her 70s intended to park her car but accidentally accelerated, crashing into the building.
California to become 1st state to offer free school lunches for all students
Starting this school year, instead of worrying about packing a lunch, students across California can get yummy options at no cost.
Posh boutique for pets? New Fresno store offers gourmet treats, luxury products for your dog
Attention, Fresno dog owners! If you're looking to pamper your pooch, Bentley's Barkery in Fig Garden Village has everything you want, from 100% human-grade locally-sourced dog treats, to party accessories and more.
Fresno is hosting an $8,000 pro-level BBQ contest next month
The Fresno Historical Society announced it is hosting its first Great Kearney BBQ Smoke Out contest on the grounds of the historic Kearney Mansion in September.
Fresno City College students back on campus as fall semester kicks off
On Monday, there were food trucks, welcome signs, and even information booths to help Fresno City College students navigate their first week.
Terrified family tied up, robbed by armed men posing as Fresno County deputies
A Fresno County family faced utter terror when several armed men cut the locks on their gate, then drove in with red and blue lights on top of a black car on Tuesday morning.
Man mauled to death by 5 dogs in Selma, police say
Selma police are investigating after a 59-year-old man was attacked and killed by five dogs that had escaped from a nearby home. on Sunday afternoon.
Groundbreaking held for new park in central Fresno
The new park will sit right at the intersection of Van Ness and Weldon, right across from Ampersand Ice Cream and Quesadilla Gorilla.
Driver in deadly NE Fresno crash that killed teen sentenced to 12 years in prison
A memorial still sits at Chestnut and Nees where James Anderson ran a red light and crashed into 19-year-old Carson Gates' car, killing him.