Lida Alikhani

Multi-Media Journalist

"Journalism has always been a passion of mine. I enjoy getting to know people and I see television as a platform to tell their stories. Tri-Cities is an entirely new environment for me, making it exciting to learn, which I hope will only make me a better reporter."

Lida Alikhani joined Your Local ABC as a Reporter in June of 2013.  

Lida grew up in Los Angeles, California where she attended Cal State University Northridge and graduated with a BA in Broadcast Journalism in May of 2013.   Lida worked as a Production Assistant for ABC Network News during her last year of college working on shows like Good Morning America, World News with Diane Sawyer, 20/20 and Nightline.  

Prior to that, Lida was an intern for ABC, she also interned for CNN in Atlanta, GA and WCBS in New York City.   Lida is excited to learn more about the Tri-Cities and surrounding cities in order to tell people's stories.

Articles

Prosser Man Pleads Not-Guilty to Attempted Murder

Christian Ramirez

A 21-year-old Prosser man pleads not-guilty to an amended charge of attempted murder.
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Possible Rezoning Concerns Pasco Residents

Pasco Rezoning

The city of Pasco will soon consider rezoning an area in east Pasco from light industrial to medium industrial.
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Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month across the nation.
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Veterans Stand Down

Walla Walla Vet Stand Down

The Blue Mountain Veterans Coalition hosts a veterans stand down today.
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5th Annual Girls Learning About Manufacturing

GLAM

Teenage girls in our area are preparing for the future to enter male-dominated engineering industries.
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Austin Family Response

Kaitlin Chavallo & Ethan Austin

Tonight, we're hearing from the family's attorney on the parent's reaction to the matter so you can hear how the family is doing.
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Middleton's Fall Festival Continues

Middleton's Fall Festival

The Middleton's Fall Festival continues today.
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Amateur Hypnotist Accused of Raping Woman

Police Lights

An 25-year-old amateaur hypnotist is accused of having sex with a woman while she was under hypnosis.
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Second Annual Autumn Event Will Benefit Aviary

Pioneer Park Aviary

The Second Annual Autumn Event, An Evening of Foliage & Feathers, will be held at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds tonight.
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BREAKING: Coroner: Austin Death Confirmed Murder-Suicide

Kaitlin Chavallo & Ethan Austin

The Benton County Coroner's Office confirms the death of two children in Kennewick is a murder-suicide.
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Walla Walla Seeing an Increase in Homeless Population

Homeless Population Increase

The Walla Walla community is seeing an increase in the homeless population and some local business owners there tell us they're seeing a serious negative impact.
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Judge Agrees to Push Back Arlene's Flowers Trial

Arlene's Flowers

A Benton County judge agrees to push back a consolidated trial of a local flower shop refusing to provide flowers for a gay couple's wedding.
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Minority & Women's Business Workshop

Minority & Women's Business Workshop

A state agency is taking the time to help out local minority and women buiness owners.
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Ebola Outbreak: How Local Hospitals Are Preparing

Ebola

Following a request from the Center for Disease Control, Harborview Medical Center in Seattle is volunteering to become one of the hospitals willing to consider receiving U.S. patients evacuated from West Africa for treatment of Ebola.
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Suspect Identified in Pot Plant Theft

Shooting in Kennewick

The Benton County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect in the case of marijuana plant burglary in Finley last week.
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Shortage of Substitute Teachers

Empty Classroom

The number of certified and classified substitute teachers for schools in the Tri-Cities has dropped significantly in the last year.
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UPDATE: Police: Man Shoots Suspect Stealing Pot Plants

Shooting in Kennewick

The Benton County Sheriff's office says around 5:30 a.m. they received calls of shots being fired in near 10th and Havana Street in Finley.
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Reach to Recovery

Breast Cancer Pink Ribbon

It is the first day of October, which means it's also the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
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"I Pledge" Challenge

A local branch for a nationwide real estate company kicks off it's "I Pledge" Challenge today.
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UPDATE: Arson suspected in late night house fire in Walla Walla

walla walla fire

Arson is suspected of heavily damaging an unoccupied home on the 600 block of S. Division in Walla Walla last night.
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