Jessica Harrington
Jessica Harrington joined the ABC30 Action News team in February of 2021.

She came to Fresno from KERO in Bakersfield where she spent 5 years reporting and anchoring. During her time in Bakersfield, she covered major mudslides that shut down Interstate 5 and Highway 58 for several days, earthquakes, multiple elections, murder trials and police wrongdoings.

Jessica has her Bachelor's Degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Fresno State and her Master's Degree in Journalism from the University of Southern California.

Born and raised in the Central Valley, she is happy to be back in the place she's called home most of her life.

In her spare time, you'll find Jessica running local 5K, 10K and half-marathon races, hanging out her rottweiler, Canelo, and enjoying local restaurants.

Jessica's Stories
Local politicians weigh in on Gov. Newsom's plans to reopen the state June 15
There are questions about whether or not it's a political move due to the upcoming recall election.
Thousands of Fresno Unified School District students return to in-person learning
After more than a year of distance learning, 21,000 students returned to campuses across the Fresno Unified School District Tuesday.
Fresno Unified School District prepares for hybrid learning, students return to campus Tuesday
District officials say safety protocols will be in place including daily self-health screenings, physical distancing and mandatory masks.
3 people, including 2 young girls, killed in fiery Kings County crash
Two young girls from Corcoran and a man from the Orosi area were killed in a fiery crash Thursday night on Highway 43.
Is your family member eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine? You can get a dose too in Fresno County
If you are not older than 50 and don't yet qualify in any of the other tiers, you can still get your vaccine in Fresno County if you have an immediate family member who qualifies.
First Lady meets with farmworkers at The 40 Acres in Delano, visits vaccination site
For the first time since her husband took office, First Lady of the United States Dr. Jill Biden visited Central California on Wednesday.
Fresno, Kings and Madera counties move into red tier
Fresno, Kings and Madera counties have now met the metrics to move into the red tier of California's reopening system.
Fresno seeing 'alarming' rise in deadly crashes, police say
Fresno police say 21 people have died in 17 deadly collisions across the city so far this year.
Mayor Dyer cleaning up homeless encampments, looking to clean up Highway 99 next
Homeles encampments have been removed from Highway 41, East Tyler Avenue and an area known as 'The Triangle' near Ventura Street where Golden State Boulevard merges onto Highway 99 in Fresno.
Police arrest 18-year-old for murder of Fresno street vendor Lorenzo Perez
An 18-year-old man named Demarcus Vega has been arrested in connection to the murder of a Fresno street vendor, the Fresno Police Department announced on Thursday.