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.


Four People Found Not-Guilty in Hanford Timecard Fraud


A jury finds four people not-guilty of cheating on their timecards at the Hanford tanks farms.
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Safe Harbor's Beggars Banquet this Weekend

My Friends Place

A local youth homeless shelter is working to raise money for operations.
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Tri-City Americans Players Volunteer at 2nd Harvest

Americans at 2nd Harvest

Tri-City Americans players gathered at Second Harvest in Pasco to package boxes.
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Tri-Cities Fever Players Visit Kids at Kadlec

Fever at Kadlec

Tri-Cities Fever players visit kids at Kadlec Regional Medical Center to hand out some halloween treats.
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Breaking Down Barriers; Job Fair for People with Disabilities

Breaking Down Barriers

More than a dozen organizations are coming together to put on a local job fair geared towards people with disabilities at the TRAC in Pasco.
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Street Closure in Pasco

Traffic Alert

Spokane St., from California Ave. to Utah Ave., will be closed for roadway construction tomorrow, Oct. 29th from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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UPDATE: Southridge Placed on Brief Lockdown, Student Booked

School Lockdown

KENNEWICK, Washington (October 28, 2014) - Southridge High School was briefly placed in lockdown for about 10-15 minutes this morning when two students reported that a gun was displayed in the parking lot by another student.
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IsoRay Medical's 1st Patient Celebrates Decade Cancer-Free


10 years after being diagnosed with prostate cancer, a Soap Lake man is cancer free, thanks to technology developed right here in Richland.
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School Safety Preparations

PSD Safety Drill

Your Local ABC set out to find what our local school districts are doing to prepare in the event of a school shooting.
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Child Rape Suspect Fails to Appear in Court

Handcuffs Gfx

A warrant is issued for the arrest of a 24-year-old man, charged with child rape, who failed to appear in Benton County Superior Court this morning.
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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


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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