Sontaya Rose
Sontaya Rose is a reporter and fill-in anchor. She reports weekdays on Action News at 5, 6, and 6:30pm.
Sontaya is intense and incredibly driven when it comes to collecting news. Her competitive spirit and personality help her land some of the most sought out stories in the Central Valley.

Sontaya's specialty is investigative news reporting and she is constantly working on and off the clock to break stories. Each day, Sontaya works to deliver news that is more in-depth, with personal stories you want to hear.

Fresno is home for Sontaya. She was born and raised here. Her passion for journalism began at Clovis High School in Mr. Menendian's English class. She started as a feature writer for the school newspaper and after a year earned the title of Editor of the Cougar's Growl.

Sontaya stays very busy. When she isn't chasing news stories, she's running after her three young children. She has two daughters and a son. Weekends are typically spent on soccer fields or at dance competitions rooting on the kids!

When she gets the opportunity, Sontaya loves to travel. Her favorite destination is her father's native country, Thailand. She also likes taking in the beauty of plumeria flowers in Hawaii.

Any chance she gets, Sontaya enjoys gardening and reading up on the latest real estate news.

Archive
A jury sentenced 26-year-old James Dean to 61 years to life in prison for shooting and killing his girlfriend's ex-husband on Thursday.
Late on Monday, the district attorney decided charges are not warranted at this time against Cameron Ware but a judge decided to hold him on unrelated prior charges.
We're learning more tonight about the condition of the police officer in Tulare who was shot Sunday night during a pursuit
The new state-of-the-art police substation has been a decade in the making.
Fresno County Sheriff's deputies say a suspect was shot with his own gun on Thursday during a robbery.