Briella Tomassetti

Briella Tomassetti

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 from 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 latest from Briella Tomassetti

Vigil tonight for Deer Park nail salon crash victims

Steve Schwally was driving at high speed before crashing into Hawaii Nail & Spa inside a Deer Park strip mall, police on Long Island said. The crash left four dead, including NYPD officer Emilia Rennhack.

NYC apartment fire leaves 2 dead, several injured

Two people were killed, and several others injured – including three firefighters – following a fire at a NYC apartment building on West 178th Street in Washington Heights, FDNY officials said.