Shayla Girardin
Shayla Girardin joined the ABC30 Action News team in August 2019.

Shayla is a California native and has lived in both the Bay Area and Southern California. She's excited to call Central Valley her new home!

Shayla previously worked at KOAA News 5 in Colorado Springs where she worked as a morning reporter. Before moving to Colorado, Shayla graduated from Pepperdine University with a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism and an emphasis in Political Science. During her studies, Shayla interned at ABC30's sister station, KABC in Los Angeles. Through her internships, she had the unique opportunity to interview celebrities including Zac Efron, Hilary Swank, Lucy Hale, Nick Carter and Jesse McCartney. She also gained experience as a television newscast producer, reporter and anchor with Pepperdine's university station.

Shayla is a coffee enthusiast who loves exploring the outdoors, traveling and spending time with family. You'll see her reporting weekday mornings on ABC30.

Shayla's Stories
Accuweather Forecast: Warm Week Continues
Highs stick to the 90s through the weekend.
Fresno State student recognized with one of highest academic honors in state
Fresno State graduate student Samantha Navarro says growing up, college was never in the cards. A guidance counselor at her high school changed the game and encouraged her to pursue higher education.
Students prepare livestock for Big Fresno Fair show
The Big Fresno Fair is less than one week away, which means hundreds of students across the Valley are busy preparing their animals for show.
Lindsay Unified Teacher Residency program provides path to teaching credential, masters in 1 year
A South Valley school district is taking action to recruit more educators through a new teaching pipeline program.
Central Valley College Corps provides up to $10,000 to participating students
California's new College Corps is giving Fresno State students a debt-free pathway to their degree.
MCOE offering new Spanish and Hmong Dual Language Immersion Program
A North Valley district is rolling out a new Dual Language Immersion Program.
Children First: Focusing on your child's mental health
Amid school, social media and pandemic pressures, kids are no strangers to stress.
Fresno Unified students raising money for traditional Folklorico dresses for performance
A Fresno Unified teacher is taking action to teach his students a traditional Mexican dance, but he needs your help.
California law aims to decrease overdose deaths, requires opioid reversal medication on campuses
A new California law aims to protect college students across the state from accidental overdoses.
Central Unified launches Teachers of Color pipeline, helping Valley students pursue teaching
The goal of this program is to encourage students of color to pursue careers in education and one day bring them back to Central Unified.