Monica Petruzzelli

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Monica loves telling stories – whether that be through newscasts, documentaries, or the songs she writes. She was born in Boulder, Colorado and raised in sunny San Diego, California. Monica is now happy to be living in Benton County, Washington where she joined KAPP-KVEW’s news team in May 2019.

Monica’s passion for news started at Chapman University, where she studied Broadcast Journalism and Documentary Production. She started off as a reporter and entertainment producer for the university’s newscast, and worked her way up to executive producer, leading 30+ students.

She has held internships with Ryan Seacrest Studios, Smart Money Talk Radio, and ABC7 Los Angeles, to name a few. Her documentary, ‘Alzheimer’s: A Love Story’, has garnered attention around the world, landing a spot in the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.

When she’s not broadcasting, Monica enjoys playing guitar and singing, or exploring and photographing nature. If you have a story idea, you can reach Monica through any of her social media accounts:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/monicareports
Instagram: www.instagram.com/monicareports
Twitter: www.twitter.com/monicareports

You can also email her at monicap@kvewtv.com

Articles

Umatilla County workplace coronavirus outbreaks among worst in state

Voter turnout skyrocketing in Benton, Franklin counties compared to same time in 2016

Kennewick School District to postpone in-person learning for middle, high school students until February

Washington couple burned in Okanogan Co. wildfire receive special show of support

Why millions of Washington apples will go unharvested this year

Pandemic fatigue: Benton-Franklin health officials urge residents to 'not let their guard down'

Destroyed railway bridge impacting agricultural shipments between Benton, Yakima counties

Tri-Cities teen opens thrift store with hopes of helping the homeless

Pasco family displaced after garage fire damages home, several vehicles

Woman critically injured in Kennewick motorcycle crash, one suspect on the run

Baby Yoda boosts morale as firefighters reach 65% containment on Cold Creek Fire

Teen caught speeding at 126 mph in Kennewick arrested

Send us your 'Raise the Flag' video and be featured on Good Morning Northwest!

Oregon reduces number of confirmed wildfire fatalities

Potato truck driver crashes in Franklin County, spilling spuds

US 12 closed in both directions near White Pass due to wildfire

Several Tri-Cities Airport flights canceled due to smoke

Mabton man killed after truck crashes into pickup in Yakima Co.

Tri-Cities honor guards pay tribute to victims of 9/11

(VIDEO) Tree comes crashing down in Prosser amid powerful windstorm

Kennewick firefighter, who died of cancer after responding to 9/11, to be honored in procession

Pearl Hill, Cold Springs fires burn more land in days than all fires in Washington last year

Pendleton NWS confirms wind caused tree to fall on camping trailer, killing one man

Kennewick police pull over speeding driver and find rifles, meth

Tri-Cities, Walla Walla firefighters travel to help with Pearl Hill, Cold Springs fires

Train bridge over Yakima River between Prosser, Benton City catches on fire

Two feet of water, mud blocking roadway in Finley due to washed out irrigation canal

'Cold Springs Fire' burning in Okanogan, Douglas counties forcing evacuations

19-year-old arrested for threatening Kennewick business employees with pellet gun

Richland man dies after being struck by car while walking on I-84 in Umatilla Co.

Evans Canyon Fire nearing 70,000 acres, full containment not expected until November

28-year-old Moxee woman dies in hospital following crash with semi-truck

23-year-old flown to Harborview after being beaten with baseball bat in Toppenish, one suspect arrested

Fire in Benton County now under control, Webber Canyon Road back open