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.
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.
Kim Hill is the owner of a special boutique in Brooklyn called Radical Women. She explained the origin of the name.
What is the One-Gallon Challenge and how does it relate to women around the world?
A new 24-hour diner in Manhattan has some old-school charm with some modern menu touches.
What defines the Christmas spirit in New York?
With just hours to spare until Christmas Day, shoppers are scrambling to make their final holiday purchases, be it at big box stores or even smaller holiday markets to find food, toys, trinkets and stocking stuffers.
Today is ‘Super Saturday,’ otherwise known as the last Saturday before Christmas, and hordes of shoppers braved the bitter cold in Midtown Manhattan to finish their Christmas shopping.