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

Man Charged With 2nd Degree Murder for Kennewick Stabbing

Matthew Devore

The Benton County Prosecutor's Office is formally charging Matthew de Vore with 2nd degree murder for the stabbing death of Thomas Christian.
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Thanksgiving Dinner Shoppers

Thanksgiving Dinner Shopping

With less than 48 hours to go until Thanksgiving, there's plenty of hustle and bustle going on in grocery store aisles everywhere.
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Murder Suspect Held on $250,000 Bail

Matthew Devore

A man that police said stabbed another man to death in a plasma center in Kennewick yesterday makes his first court appearance today.
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Man Falls from Balcony While Trying to Escape from Police

Police Lights

Kennewick Police said a man trying to escape an apartment unit last night fell from the second story, knocking him unconscious.
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Shots Fired Last Night in Kennewick

Gun

Kennewick Police officers responded to a shooting at 5:00 pm last night near 10th and Washington.
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Pasco PD Still Looking for Person of Interest in Shootings

Deshawn Anderson

Pasco Police officers are still looking for a person of in interest connected to shootings that took place in Pasco last week.
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Police Identify Stabbing Victim & Suspect

Biomat Stabbing

Police are investigating a fatal stabbing that took place in a plasma center in Kennewick.
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Coroner: Anthony Guerrero Died from Gun Shot Wounds

Shooting

The Franklin County Coroner's office confirms Anthony Guerrero, 20, died yesterday morning from gun shot wounds sustained in gang related shooting in Pasco Wednesday night.
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Rally Held in Support of President's New Immigration Plan

Immigration Action

Several people in the Yakima area gathered at a rally to celebrate President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration reform.
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UPDATE: Pasco Police Investigating Gang Shootings

Shooting

Pasco Police officers are investigating two shootings. One person was killed and 5 others injured.
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Rodents Head Into Homes Following Cold Snap

Winter Pest Problems

When a cold snap like this one rolls in, most of us want to be in Hawaii. Rodents, however, want to be in your house.
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Pasco School District Collecting Goods for 2nd Harvest

Project Fill the Bus Pasco

Bus drivers with the Pasco School District launched the Second Annual, 'Project Fill the Bus,' campaign last week, collecting non-perishable food items for needy families.
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Army Major Scott Smiley Back in Pasco

Scott Smiley

An Army Major and Pasco native visits his old stomping grounds, Pasco High School, for an assembly today.
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Road Preparations for the Snow

Snow Preparations

With snow expected to fall tomorrow, local cities, the state and private companies are gearing up to try and keep the roads as safe and as clear as possible.
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Cold Weather Preparations

Cold Preparations

It's an apocalypse! Ok, well fine, it's not, but it's almost like the cold rolled in with a vengeance.
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"Cushions" Hosts Concert in Skate Park

Cushions

A local youth outreach program hosts a concert at a skate park in Richland.
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Custer's 19th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show

Custer's 19th Annual Christmas Show

It is opening day at Custer's 19th Annual Christmas Arts & Crafts Show, featuring 150 different crafters and artists.
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Shark Tank Juniors

Shark Tank Juniors

Fourth graders at Jason Lee Elementary School in Richland are posing at Shark Tank contestants in their classrooms today.
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Local Kids Trick-Or-Treat for Food to Donate to Food Bank

Hindu Society Donates Food

Some local kids decide to put their Halloween candy craving aside  and instead trick-or-treat for non-perishable goods for those in need.
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Duck Race Winner Gets New Car

Duck Race Winner

One Finley teacher said he is feeling pretty lucky today after winning a brand new car.
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