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

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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Update: Police: No Threat Made to Richland High School

School Lockdown

Richland High School was on lockdown for one hour this morning.
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Election Day: Voters Casting Ballots

Election Ballot Box Graphic

It is November 4th, Election Day. All day long people have been casting their votes and there is still some time left to drop off your ballots.
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Veterans Day Assembly

Veterans Day Assembly

Students at Maya Angelou Elementary School in Pasco are getting a head start on celebrating Veterans Day.
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Proposition 14-7

Our County, Our Future Campaign

One initiative Benton County voters will decide on is Proposition 14-7, a measure aimed at putting aside a conservation fund to maintain outdoor recreation land.
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Operation Cash for Candy

Operation Cash for Candy

Parents and kids, if you're looking to get rid of your halloween candy, some local dental offices will take it. But don't worry, they'll pay you for it at $1 per pound.
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Initiative 1351: Reducing Classroom Sizes & Increasing Staffing

Empty Classroom

We are four days away from election day when all the ballots are due. One of the state-wide measures you all have a chance to vote on is Initiative 1351.
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Four People Found Not-Guilty in Hanford Timecard Fraud

Gavel

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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