Briella Tomassetti joined the Fox 5 New York news team in April 2019 as a general assignment reporter.
A native New Yorker, Tomassetti was born in Queens and raised on Long Island.
She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in Mass Communication and minors in Journalism and Italian Studies.
Tomassetti began her career as a student journalist by writing, editing, and field producing weekend segments for sister station FOX 29 Philadelphia.
Shortly after graduating college, she landed a job reporting and producing for WRDE-TV, an NBC affiliate in Rehoboth Beach.
Tomassetti then moved on to report for hyper-local cable station Fios1News, exclusively covering breaking news stories on and around Long Island.
During her free time, she enjoys singing, playing the piano, and spending quality time with her pup, Mr. Chester.
The city's homeless community is especially at risk of catching and spreading the coronavirus because they often don't have places to wash their hands and may live in close quarters.
In addition to stocking your household with extra supplies, the Red Cross recommends preparing your other family members, like children and older adults. Teach your children good hand-washing habits and learn how schools, daycares, and nursing homes will handle a possible outbreak.
There’s no doubt vegan restaurants are on the rise. Lekka Burger is nestled in the heart of TriBeCa , among many of the city’s hot spots for foodies.
You gotta go to Mo's... to save the sporting goods chain.
A wrestling team on Long Island has made history. It is the first all-girls' varsity wrestling team in the state.
Riding the subway can be challenging for disabled riders, but the MTA’s first-ever accessible station lab in downtown Brooklyn hopes to make the system much easier to navigate, especially for visually impaired passengers like Bryan Velazquez.
There is little more frustrating than finding a stubborn gray hair, and according to a study published by Harvard University, stress could cause you to go gray sooner.
Ridership on NYC Transit's buses decreased for the sixth straight year in 2019, hitting its lowest level in two decades, according to MTA statistics.
11-year-old Lily Rosengard has become a young hero in her community for sewing dozens of different colored “Joey” pouches to send off to Australia, in hopes that they’ll help nurse marsupials orphaned by Australia's wildfires back to good health.
Photographer Danny Weiss teamed up with Temple Judea Holocaust Research Center's Dinah Kramer to create a special exhibit of photo portraits of Holocaust survivors.