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 NYPD is searching for a pair of gunmen and a getaway driver in the shooting of a man outside Philippe Chow restaurant on the Upper East Side.
Broadway's long-running powerhouse shows The Lion King, Wicked, Chicago, and Hamilton has resumed performances.
Three of the nation’s largest food delivery companies are suing New York City over a limit on fees it put in place during the pandemic to protect restaurants devastated by the forced closure of their dining rooms.
On Thursday, there was a special tribute ahead of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 honoring not only those who died that day, but also the first responders who lost their lives after battling 9/11-related illnesses.
The 20th Anniversary of September 11 is on Saturday, and a parade honoring first responders who died that fateful day is just one part of what will be an emotional week in our area.
Ida's floodwaters made some roads look more like rivers and some New Jersey residents had to be rescued by boat.
Just hours before New York's eviction ban was set to expire, Gov. Kathy Hochul called the Legislature back into session.
Heading back to the office is a big adjustment for both people and their pets. To that end, pup parents are taking the time to prepare their four-legged companions for the big change.
According to a new report, New York City has unseated San Francisco as the city with the most expensive rent in the nation.
PSC CUNY, a union that represents 30,000 staff and faculty members, is calling for unvaccinated students and staffers to be tested every 72 hours, rather than every week, which is the university system's current policy.