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
Black Friday shoppers hit the stores as Fresno Police keep a watchful eye to prevent crime
Shoppers, keeping the tradition alive, lined up to get into stores like Target and Best Buy early Friday morning.
80-year-old Tulare woman celebrates Thanksgiving after 10 months in the hospital with COVID-19
HOME WITH FAMILY: Maria Ferrumpau spent 10 months in the hospital battling COVID-19. She was released to go home in October.
Fresno County appoints 30-year county employee as interim director of the Dept. of Social Services
The change comes after the county was put under the microscope over the living conditions for children waiting for foster homes.
Despite a violent weekend, Fresno Police say shootings are down compared to last year
The violent weekend marks 621 shootings for the year compared to 619 at this time last year, but Fresno police say the shooting totals are trending down.
Suspects ID'd in Ulta Beauty grand theft, Fresno Police expect theft to increase during holidays
Four adults and a juvenile have been arrested and accused of stealing more than $2,000 worth of fragrances from an Ulta Beauty store in north Fresno.
Livingston residents demand answers as Chief of Police is placed on leave
People in Livingston are demanding information from the city and council members after the police chief was placed on administrative leave this week.
Fresno homeowner plans to move retaining wall after it was hit twice in 1 month
In less than a month, two drivers have slammed into the retaining wall along a busy northeast Fresno street.
Fresno County Board of Supervisors choose map to determine new district lines
The Fresno County Board of Supervisors made a final decision Tuesday on a map defining the county's districts for the next 10 years.
Scammers target Instagram accounts, security feature you should turn on to help protect yourself
When it comes to social media and emails -- we all know not to click on links sent by someone we don't know. But what about a link sent by a friend?
Meat prices hit historic high, labor issues across supply chain biggest driving factor
Video from inside a nationwide retailer shows pounds of meat costing hundreds of dollars.