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
Fresno police see shift in where shootings are happening
The Fresno Police Department has responded to 564 shootings so far in 2020, more than twice the total of 275 at this same time last year.
Creek Fire: 9-year-old girl raises money for young wildfire victims
Aarna Chalasani's gesture to create Halloween goodie bags for kids affected by the Creek Fire has grown into a larger effort to keep the community warm inside and out.
COVID-19 updates: Fresno County remains in 'red tier,' Kings County also moves to 'red tier,' 'Madera Co. remains in 'purple tier'
Fresno County will remain in California's "red tier" for this week, meaning worried business owners won't have to close their doors. Kings County moved into the "red tier," allowing for businesses to open with modifications.
Fresno Police continuing operation to crack down on growing shootings, murders
"Since the 6th of October, last week, we arrested 62 felons," says Fresno Sgt. Jeff La Blue. "Of those, we can attribute 49 of those being gang-related."
Cinnamon rolls, BBQ, corn dogs: Big Fresno Fair back as drive-through dining experience
The rides and exhibits might be missing this year but fans of the Big Fresno Fair can still get their hands on all the ooey-gooey goodness and deep-fried treats.
Fresno training facility linked to death or starvation of multiple dogs
Several heartbroken pet owners are trying to find answers about their dead or sick animals - with one common link - they were all under the care of Precision River K-9 Training.
Central Valley doctor: 'I have a feeling the president was released too soon'
While President Trump is out of the hospital, he's still not completely back to full health. Dr. Almasri said he hopes for the president's full recovery soon.
Local officials say President Trump's diagnosis is a reminder COVID-19 is still prevalent
'The worst thing that can happen is that we have false expectations that it's dying down.'
Fresno gyms, fitness centers reopening this week at 10% capacity
Fitness facilities like gyms, cycling studios, yoga studios, and Cross Fit centers are already allowing in customers as early as Wednesday.
Creek Fire: Crews navigate challenging weather, terrain
Firefighters are focusing on making areas threatened or torched by the Creek Fire once again safe for people to come home.