Alyana Gomez
Alyana Gomez joined the Action News team in February 2022. She is the co-anchor of Action News at 10 A.M.

Born in Philadelphia and raised in Collingswood, New Jersey, Alyana had a microphone in her hand from the time she was little girl. At an early age, she knew she wanted her voice to be heard and had her sights set on a career in front of the camera. Alyana was also determined to live her life helping others.

Her lofty goals as a kid became clearer and more focused in college, where she channeled her passion for writing. Alyana attended Salisbury University in Maryland, where she studied Journalism and landed her first job in local news. There, she won her first Associated Press award for enterprise reporting, spot news and in-depth coverage.

Her next stop was Jacksonville, Florida where she worked as a reporter, covering everything from natural disasters to government accountability. Alyana was honored and humbled to win her first Emmy award for coverage of a murder trial.

Alyana then moved to Hartford, Connecticut where she anchored weekend mornings and helped launch the consumer investigative unit. She also became a mother for the first time, with the birth of her son.

Then the West Coast came calling, with an opportunity to anchor and report in the Bay Area. Alyana covered the destructive Wine Country fires, California's deadliest wildfire in Paradise, homelessness and the impact of lead poisoning on children in Oakland. What she loved most about her time there was her connection to such a culturally vibrant community and the fulfilling work she did with the Golden State Warriors Community Foundation.

While in California, Alyana's family grew with the birth of her baby girl. She hopes that her life as a hard-working mom with a demanding career will one day encourage her children to make a difference in their community too.

Speaking of... out and about in the community is where you'll find her most days! Don't be afraid to say hi in the grocery store or down the shore.

Alyana's Stories
Auto workers expand strike to 38 locations, including Langhorne, Pa.
Instead of targeting more production plants Friday, the UAW went after centers that distribute parts.
Man attacked with bear spray, robbed in Medford Township, NJ
According to investigators, a male suspect wearing all black clothing and a mask attacked the victim with bear spray to disable him and then stole his wallet and cell phone.
Leading with love is the curriculum for one West Philadelphia principal
Leading with love: that's the curriculum at a local elementary school in West Philadelphia where every day, the students walk in to school with a warm greeting and enough love to help them power through their day.
Philadelphia residents voice frustrations over delayed construction project on roadway
"We're all just fed up, we want to be able to park on our street, on our block. We want to be able to walk down the street," one resident told Action News.
Philly Black Wine Festival comes to Cherry Street Pier next weekend
Tickets are $80 and include four hours of unlimited wine tasting, discounted food, access to live art and lots of live entertainment.
COVID-19 hospitalizations ticking up while new omicron strain on the horizon
It's called XBA-286, a similar offshoot of the omicron variant. Dr. Jonathan Stallkamp says it's still too early to tell if it's a more severe or more infectious strain than the previous strains.
Hurricane Idalia causes airport disruptions ahead of holiday weekend
American Airlines and Frontier currently have the most cancellations out of Philadelphia to Tampa now that the airport is closed.
Montgomery County woman's home burglarized while she slept; suspect sought by police
A woman sleeping in her home woke up to find that someone gained access through a window and stole cash, credit cards, and more.
Investigators respond to small house explosion in Burlington County; no injuries reported
Police say the family was inside when the blast went off, but everyone was able to make it out safely.
33 cats, 3 dogs rescued from deplorable conditions inside Bucks County hotel room
Images show the cats huddled together underneath the bed where they lived for months.