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
New Philadelphia boutique goes beyond skincare, aims to empower women
A skincare and wellness boutique in Northern Liberties is redefining what it means to be authentic, and it is much more than skin deep.
Lung cancer screening and prevention for smokers
A longtime smoker takes advantage of a preventative program which in turn caught her cancer in the early stages.
Kicking off the 100th 6abc Dunkin' Thanksgiving Day Parade
There are exactly three weeks to go until the 100th 6abc Dunkin' Thanksgiving Day Parade
More than 40 bullets fired during shooting at Trenton gas station; 2 injured
A teenager is fighting for his life after police say more than 40 shots were fired in shootout at a gas station in Trenton.
9 Chester Community Charter School students receive $1,000 for academic improvement
Nine students at Chester Community Charter School were rewarded with a $1,000 Walmart gift for showing significant improvement in their academic performance since last year.
Wrongfully arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks, two black men seek to turn an injustice into good
A new partnership in Philadelphia is looking to change the future of an entire generation.
Relatives of teens struck by gunfire in multiple shooting speak out
Relatives of the victims of a multiple shooting are speaking out Monday, as loved ones are recovering in the hospital after a shooting incident that injured 6 people this weekend.
Spanish-immersion preschool strives to prepare children for a multilingual world
Children at Mi Casita preschool in Fairmount are taught using project-based learning entirely in Spanish by native speakers, preparing them for a world that is increasingly multilingual. Founder Melissa Peters says they don't teach Spanish, they speak it.
Happy Place, the Instagram-ready exhibit, comes to King of Prussia mall
Happy Place has officially arrived at the King of Prussia mall and it is a fully immersive experience for all of your senses.
South Philadelphia homeowner could face charges after shooting intruder
Police arrived at the home along the 2200 block of South Darien Street to find a man in the living room area near the staircase bleeding heavily from his head and body.