Angelica Lei Lani joined KSEE24 and CBS47 in 2016 as a reporter and fill-in anchor.
During her time here, Angelica has covered a multitude of important stories, including the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting, and the racially charged shooting spree in downtown Fresno and the trial of Kori Muhammad, as well as the Tulare mother whose child’s casket was exhumed after discovering it was buried in the wrong place for more than a year.
Angelica also covered the 2019 trial of Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula, as well as devastating wildfires including the 2017 Detwiler Fire, Railroad Fire, Mission Fire, and the 2018 Ferguson Fire. She has also extensively covered the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. She has covered a number of political issues, including the Presidential, mid-term and off-year elections, as well as the 2017 Women’s March in Fresno. She also had the opportunity to interview Gov. Gavin Newsom a few times during his campaign trail.
Angelica has also covered her share of fun and heartwarming community stories, from the first-ever prom for Fresno’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Service Center to the World Ag Expo, Fresno State football games, Big Hat Days, and the 2018 Central Valley Honor Flight. Angelica traveled with 63 veterans to Washington D.C. for three days, as they visited national monuments, she told the stories of several veterans and their time in war, including a WWII veteran and two female veterans.
Angelica was one of the first to cover the famous World Surf League Kelly Slater Surf Ranch in Lemoore. There she’s had the opportunity to interview a number of professional surfers, including 11-time world champion Kelly Slater. Angelica covered the first public events at the Ranch and interviewed pro-surfers about surfing making it to the Olympics. She also did an exclusive sit-down interview with famed pro-surfer Bethany Hamilton.
Angelica was born and raised in the Central Valley. While in high school she discovered her passion for writing and telling stories about issues that matter. She earned her B.A. in Mass Communications with an emphasis in Broadcasting Journalism from Fresno State, and is a member of SAG-Aftra, Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Angelica has lived, worked and traveled across most of the US.
She enjoys reporting in her hometown and is passionate about giving a voice to those in the community.
In her free time, Angelica enjoys spending time with her family and friends, the outdoors, traveling, attending concerts, watching movies, reading and cooking.