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.
Brick-and-mortar retailers hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic are reimagining the in-store experience to get customers to come back.
There has been a huge increase in teachers retiring across New York amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Broadway's stages have been dark for six months and now, Senator Chuck Schumer and advocates are calling for federal funding to make sure the lights can come back on.
When she was just 23 years old, Josana Blue moved to New York on September 11. Now, 19 years later, the artist says she didn’t leave the city then, and she’s not leaving now.
A small-business owner in Manhattan says he has no plans to leave the city.
While thousands of people are leaving, some people are still returning to New York City. FOX 5 NY takes a look at one woman's story of falling back in love with the city that never sleeps.
Edward James spent most of his time at the Glorious Church of God and Christ in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn where he was either working or attending Sunday services.
New York City's Guardian Angels are seeing a resurgence this summer as violence is on the rise on the city's streets.
Vacancy rates are rising in New York City as more people choose to leave. But the coronavirus isn’t the only reason people are departing.
The lights are finally back on for West Hempstead veteran, Ed Campis, after Tropical Storm Isaias left a path of destruction in his neighborhood on Tuesday. However, he tells Fox 5, relief should have come much sooner. “Not even Sandy did this much damage,” Campis says.