Cory James
Cory James joined the ABC30 Action News team as a general assignment reporter in January 2016.

Before moving to Fresno, Cory was a reporter/fill-in anchor based in the northern Santa Barbara County bureau for KEYT-TV and KCOY-TV. His first story involved reporting on the Isla Vista mass shooting that killed six people and injured more than a dozen others around the University of California, Santa Barbara campus.

Cory graduated from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. While in school, he interned for CNN and WSB-TV in Atlanta.

Originally from Georgia, Cory is excited to make California home. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

Cory loves to cook, travel and volunteer with local organizations.

Women caught on camera pepper-spraying 7-Eleven clerk, stealing cash
Do you recognize these crooks? The women were caught on camera pepper-spraying a 7-Eleven clerk in northeast Fresno and then stealing $700 from the register.
Triple-digit weather moves into the Valley this weekend
The National Weather Service in Hanford says we have only experienced eights days of 100 degrees or above which is unusual for this time of the year.
Woman severely bit trying to break up dog fight in northwest Fresno
After trying to break up the fight, the woman was taken to the hospital with severe bites to her legs, hand, and stomach.
Friends and family gather to remember Nick Kauls one year after he was killed
"Mom loves you. I wish that you were here. Love you more than the stars in the sky."
New apartment complex coming to Madera for veterans
This is the first of two three-story apartment buildings being constructed for veterans in Madera. It will provide affordable housing for those who served our country.