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.

ARCHIVES
Clovis parents share memories of 5-year-old Kassidy Salas who drowned in bathtub
Nearly 3 weeks ago, Kassidy was being watched over by a babysitter while her parents were on a cruise when she drowned in the baththub.
Madera County to get new commercial and residential development - Riverwalk
A developer in Madera County is creating Riverwalk, a place where people can shop, eat and even work next to a river that will flow through.
Good Samaritan describes moment man attacked 2 people in downtown Fresno
An afternoon drive home for Edward Marcoz took a dramatic turn when he saw a woman being attacked near Fresno and E Street in downtown Fresno.
Briceburg Fire: 5,563 acres, 95 percent contained
Thursday, CAL FIRE reported the fire is now at 5,563 acres and 95 percent contained. At this time, more than 200 firefighters are working to control the blaze.
Briceburg Fire: 5,563 acres, 90 percent contained
Tuesday morning, CAL FIRE reported the fire is now at 5,563 acres and 87 percent contained. At this time, more than 500 firefighters are working to control the blaze.