Vanessa Vasconcelos
Vanessa Vasconcelos joined ABC30 February of 2016.

Prior to joining the Action News Team, Vanessa worked as a multimedia journalist in the Chico-Redding market.

The Bay Area native grew up in San Mateo and graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.

Prior to reporting, Vanessa interned at KRON and KGO-TV in San Francisco. After graduation, KGO-TV hired Vanessa as a Production Assistant, Traffic Producer and Writer.

Vanessa is excited to be in the Valley and tell the stories that matter to you. You can reach her on Facebook or Twitter if you have a story idea or just want to say "Hi!"

When she's not working, you can find Vanessa at a concert or show. She loves spending time with family and friends, live music and travel.

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Briceburg Fire: 5,563 acres, 98 percent contained
Saturday, CAL FIRE reported the fire is now at 5,563 acres and 98 percent contained. At this time, more than 100 firefighters are working to control the blaze.
Briceburg Fire: 5,563 acres, 99 percent contained
Monday, CAL FIRE reported the fire is now at 5,563 acres and 99 percent contained. At this time, about 37 firefighters are working to control the blaze.
Fresno's 35th homicide has police taking closer look at domestic violence rates in city
Police say domestic violence is contributing to the rise in homicides in the city, and now they're asking the community for help.
Briceburg Fire: 5,563 acres, 98 percent contained
Thursday, CAL FIRE reported the fire is now at 5,563 acres and 98 percent contained. At this time, more than 200 firefighters are working to control the blaze.
Tulare County officers mourn K-9 deputy killed in crash
RIP ROCCO: The 1-year-old K-9 had served as a deputy since May this year. On Wednesday, he chased a rabbit onto a roadway and was hit by a car.