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

TC's Only Teen Homeless Shelter Can Keeps it's Doors Open for Now

My Friends Place

The only teen homeless shelter in Tri-Cities will be able to keep its doors open, for now.
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Volunteers Clean Up Pasco Streets

City of Pasco logo

Volunteers are spending their Saturday morning cleaning up the streets of Pasco.
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Water Follies Preparations Begin

Water Follies Preparation

Preperations for the boat races have already started.
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Man on Motorcyle Dies after Colliding with Car

Ambulance

24-year old Yakima man dies after his motorcycle collided with a car.
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17th annual model airplane fun day

Model Airplane Fun Day

It's the 17th annual model airplane fun day.
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Run from the Cops for Special Olympics

Run From The Cops, Courtesy: KPD

Hundreds of runners are expected to take over parts of Clearwater Ave. at 11 p.m. tonight to raise money for Special Olympics Washington.
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Milton-Freewater Gets 90-Day Extension to Assist with Fecal Contaminted Water

ecoli bacteria

The Oregon Health Authorty grants Milton-Freewater a 90-day extension to come up with differnt ways to assist a neighboring trailer park with its fecal contamintaed water.
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Noel Shannon: "Don't Take Life for Granted"

Noel Shannon

A 23-year-old Walla Walla woman is recovering following a car accident on the night of July 5th in Milton-Freewater that caused her to lose her leg.
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Hanford Vapors Meeting in Richland

Hanford tank farm workers

In a recent visit we made to the Hanford, contractors denied workers being exposed to chemical vapors this year.
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Trial Date Set for Former Nanny Charged with Manslaughter

Kelli Jacobsen

The second trial of a former nanny accused of being responsible for the death of the one-year-old child she was watching over is set to begin on September 29th.
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Trial for Baby Murder Suspect Starts in 2 Weeks

Jose Aguilar

The trial for a man accused of killing a 9-month-old Richland girl is set for July 28th.
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Brush Fire Burns 2,000 Acres in Prosser

Prosser Fire

A brush fire burns nearly 2,000 acres in Prosser.
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WW Woman Considers Cutting Off Her Foot in Car Accident

Noel Shannon

We want to bring you the story of a 23-old-year Walla Walla woman's fight for her life following a tragic accident.
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Playground Safety

Playground Safety

We're looking at more triple-digit temperatures, which means we all have to be extra careful and that includes places you might not necessarily think twice about.
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$85,000 Raised for Walla Walla Aviary

Pioneer Park Aviary

The "Friends" of Pioneer Park Aviary in Walla Walla raised nearly $85,000 to help rebuild the aviary.
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Franklin Co. Inmate Dies of Seizure

Jail Cell

The Franklin County Coroner's office said a 26-year-old inmate in the Franklin County Jail suffered a seizure in his cell Saturday afternoon and died.
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Wear Red Report: Vets Helping Vets

Veterans

When returning home from service, the transition back into a normal life is not easy for many veterans.
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Driving High; What Police Are Looking For

DUI Arrests

With all the new pot shops opening up around the state, law enforcement officers are now on the lookout, more than ever, for people driving under the influence of marijuana.
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We're Taking You Inside the Hanford Tank Farms

Hanford tank farm workers

Over the last couple of months, more than three dozen Hanford tank farm employees have said they may have been exposed to chemical vapors, reporting a number of symptoms.
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Trios Southridge Gets $1M Donation

Trios Southridge

The new Trios Southridge facility receives a generous donation from one local couple.
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