Vanessa joined the Action News Now team as the weekend reporter in the Summer of 2014. She was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay area. Thanks to radio host J.V., Vanessa was introduced to the world of broadcast. Vanessa was asked to be a part of his morning show and her love for the industry grew.
Prior to joining Action News Now, Vanessa interned in the KRON newsroom in San Francisco. Shortly after, she started interning for KGO-TV's "View from the Bay." Vanessa graduated from San Francisco State University with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.
After graduation, KGO-TV in San Francisco hired Vanessa as a Production Assistant. Once she moved to the morning newsroom shift, Vanessa also took on the positions of Traffic Producer and Freelance Writer.
When Vanessa isn't working, you can find her at a concert or show. She loves live music, the SF Giants, Raiders, travel and fashion.
If you want to get in touch with Vanessa, you can email her at: VVasconcelos@actionnewsnow.com