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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.

Two police officers stood at the entrance of Russell Byer's Charter School Thursday morning as parents dropped off their children a day after a teacher was found with a gun in a his bag.
A man is hospitalized after being shot in North Philadelphia, in an incident that is being investigated as a possible arson attempt.
Police have made an arrest following a fatal hit-and-run crash in Southwest Philadelphia, as a friend remembers the victim who was killed.
Dozens of passengers at Philadelphia International Airport were left stranded Wednesday morning after a midnight Frontier Airlines flight headed to Puerto Rico was cancelled due to Tuesday's storms, which included heavy rains and gusty winds.
The buzz of chainsaws will be heard all around the area Wednesday as the cleanup continues from powerful storms.