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

How Are Teachers Getting Around the Law Against Striking?

Tri-Cities Teacher Walk-Out

In Washington, it's illegal for teachers to go on strike. So how are these teachers getting around that?
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Kennewick Man Pleads Not-Guilty to Child Molestation

Khalid Fathey

A Kennewick man pleads not-guilty to child nolestation.
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Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving

According to a recent AAA study, 60% of car accidents with teenagers behind the wheel, involve distracted driving and a fifth of those can be linked to cell phone use.
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K.I.D.: Customers Will Not Receive Refunds for Using Less Water

Irrigation Canals

Many customers want to know if they'll be receiving a refund from the Kennewick Irrigation District after finding out they'll have to be on watering schedules.
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Mandatory Watering Schedule for K.I.D. Customers

Kennewick Irrigation District Canal Project 1

K.I.D. Board of Directors unanimously voted to begin implementing a mandatory watering schedule for K.I.D. customers.
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Murder Suspect Pleads Not-Guilty

Christopher Pedroza-Desantiago

A man accused of shooting and killing 42-year-old Juan Melogoza pleads not-guilty to murder.
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Maintaining Your Lawn During a Drought

Roza Canal Dry

Local irrigation districts have some advice when it comes to maintaining your landscaping with a limited supply of water.
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Local Officers Takes Home Trophies from NAMOA Conference

NAMOA

The NAMOA Conference that was held at the Three Rivers Convention Center this past week was a huge success.
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Motor Officers Compete for Trophies

NAMOA

It's the final day of the Annual North American Motor Officer Association conference in Kennewick.
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Insane Inflatable 5K

Insane Inflatable 5K

The Insane Inflatable 5K is officially in town.
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Suspicious Car Fires in Kennewick

Car Fires

A bit of a mystery in Kennewick tonight. Kennewick police and fire report to a car engulfed in flames on the 800 block of Garfield St. early this morning. A short time later, less than five miles away, another car is on fire.
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North American Motor Officer Association conference

NAMOA

The Annual North American Motor Officer Association conference begins today.
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Educational Funds

Empty Classroom

In exactly eight days, teachers all over the Tri-Cities will walk out of their classrooms. One of the main reasons for the staged protest is a lack of funding from Washington lawmaker
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Special Session Update

WA Legislature

It's been exacatly two weeks since the Washington State Legislature went into special session.
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KPD's Community Care Fund is Growing

Community Care Fund

A local fraternal organization, the Holy Spirit Knights of Columbus, made a $400 contribution to the Kennewick Police Department Community Care Fund.
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Father & Son Graduating Together

Father & Son Graduate Together

Graduation season is beginning and tomorrow, more than 300 students will get diplomas from Washington State University Tri-Cities.
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Murder Suspect Held on $500,000 Bail

Christopher Pedroza-Desantiago

A man accused of shooting and killing 42-year-old Juan Melogoza makes his first court appearance today. 
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Mary Faucett Back in Jail

Mary Faucett

A woman connected to the shooting of Lorenzo Fernandez in Pasco last fall is back in jail after she was arrested for prostiution.
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Family Resource Center of Tri-Cities Fundraiser

Family Resource Center

The Family Resource Center of Tri-Cities is hosting a fundraising event this Friday and Saturday to raise money to help families of children with disabilities.
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Preparing for College

College Bound

Summer break is coming up and high school graduates may want to kick back and relax, but now is not the time to slack off when it comes to college preparation.
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