Jeannette Reyes
Jeannette Reyes joined the 6abc Action News team in the spring of 2016. She previously worked at WJLA, the ABC affiliate in Washington, D.C., where she was a general assignment reporter for two years. There, she covered Pope's Francis' visit to the nation's capital. Jeannette also reported on the 2015 Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia. Prior to that, she worked at KATV in Little Rock, Ark. where she began her career.

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Jeannette was born and raised in Providence, R.I., but her family is originally from the Dominican Republic. She is fluent in Spanish and grew up watching the Spanish-language network, Univision. The daughter of Dominican immigrants, she remembers how important the news was to her family and how it kept them connected to their relatives back home. It was there that her passion for news and informing the community was born.

She earned her bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Kent State University. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists.

Jeannette comes from a big family. She has 11 nieces and nephews and enjoys spending time with them whenever she can. In her free time, you can find Jeannette at a local coffee shop with a latte and a good book. She also enjoys dancing Salsa and Merengue.

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Jeannette's Stories
Receiving safe cancer care during the COVID-19 pandemic
While COVID-19 has caused many to delay medical care, Fox Chase Cancer Center is taking measures to ensure your cancer care doesn't need to be held up.
Community grocery store gives food to Philadelphia neighborhood hard-hit by pandemic, looting
A Philadelphia man has dedicated his life to uplifting his community through fresh food. His unique grocery store has become a beacon of hope in a neighborhood hard hit by the pandemic and this month's civil unrest.
New at-home test can diagnose sleep disorders without leaving your home
Sleep apnea and snoring often go untreated due to the nuisance of having to stay overnight at a sleep center. A new at-home test is aiming to change that, with diagnosis available in a few days.
Books on race sell out as Americans work to learn more about racism, social justice
Americans are flocking to bookstores to better understand race relations in the wake of George Floyd's death and the renewed discussion around Juneteenth.
The History of Philadelphia's Juneteenth Parade
After last year's event set a record for the biggest in the nation's, Philadelphia's upcoming Juneteenth celebration will have a much different look this year.
Temple doctor excels at diagnosing, treating tricky TBM
Your chronic cough might actually be TBM, a condition that's often misdiagnosed for asthma and getting more common to treat thanks to an innovation in robotic surgery.
Ways to combat skin problems created by over-washing hands, face masks
TIPS FOR YOUR SKIN: From dry and cracking hands to mask acne, a dermatologist explains how to solve skin problems many are experiencing during the pandemic.
Non-invasive test promises to help predict heart disease risks in patients
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer in America, with many unaware they are at risk. But a new test promises to forecast if heart disease is in your future.
Hypofractionated radiation delivers more intense, shorter-term care for prostate cancer
For men leery of prostate cancer treatment, Fox Chase Cancer Center doctors say a new form of radiation preserves the quality of life with shorter treatment times and less side effects.
The link between obesity and cancer
The doctors at Temple Health say every 10 percent increase in obesity increases a patient's cancer risks by the same margin.