Annalisa joined KRQE as a multimedia journalist in January of 2020. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, she is thrilled to call The Land of Enchantment her new home.
Before moving to New Mexico, Annalisa was a multimedia journalist, fill-in anchor, and producer at KIMT-TV in Rochester, MN. While at KIMT, she covered President Donald Trump’s visit to Rochester, a number of severe storms, and colorful feature stories at the heart of the community. Her live reporting on tornado recovery in Iowa earned a regional Emmy in 2019. She also earned a regional Emmy in 2018 for her live coverage of an extreme winter storm.
In August of 2019, Annalisa helped cover the Iowa Wing Ding, the largest fundraiser in the state for Democratic presidential candidates. During this coverage, she assisted in interviews with a number of presidential candidates including former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.
Annalisa got her Master’s of Science in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University. Go Orange! During this time, Annalisa interned for Fresno stations KSEE-TV and KGPE-TV from Washington, D.C.
She received her Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science at Loyola Marymount University while pursuing a minor in dance. When Annalisa is not reporting, you can find her exploring New Mexico, trying all the local restaurants, or dancing.