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.

A Fresno County community is mourning the loss of a friend and FoodsCo manager who touched the lives of many.
At around 8 p.m., deputies say they responded to a family disturbance call at a home on Road 168 and Avenue 167.
The Fresno County Sheriff's Office has released the identity of the man shot and killed by his 16-year-old son.
Deputies say it all started as a domestic dispute between a husband and wife. It was when things got physical that their 16-year-old son shot his father.
An alarming average of six cars per day are stolen in the City of Fresno, but according to Police Chief Jerry Dyer, that's down from last year.