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Alyssa Curtis — Reporter

You can reach Alyssa at ACurtis@WWLTV.com or on Twitter @AlyssaNCurtis.
Credit: Sam Winstrom/WWLTV

NEW ORLEANS — Alyssa Curtis is a reporter and multi-media journalist for WWL-TV. She joined the Channel 4 team in November of 2022.  

Alyssa started her career working as a news writer for Blavity, a digital news site. She then moved to Omaha, Nebraska where she worked her first on-air job. She started out out as an MMJ and was soon promoted to Weekend Anchor. 

During her time in Omaha, Alyssa covered everything from City Council to local nonprofits, to the Men’s College World Series and snow storms.

Alyssa graduated Cum Laude from Ithaca College in 2019 with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Sports Studies. During college, Alyssa was heavily involved in on-campus media. She served as a sports writer for the on-campus newspaper, The Ithacan, and a writer for various digital sites and magazines. 

During her four years in college Alyssa also worked her way up to anchor for the on-campus television news station, ICTV, which would also broadcast to the community, going from an associate producer, to reporter and finally anchor. 

Alyssa assisted NBC and MSNBC in their coverage of the 2019 Women’s March in Washington, D.C.,working as a social media reporter. Her posts for the news sites garnered over 65,000 interactions through top social media sites like Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Alyssa is a Miami, Florida native and is happy New Orleans is closer to her family, but is excited to make New Orleans her home. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

When Alyssa isn’t out shooting and editing her stories she can be found trying new restaurants, enjoying a Pelicans game or walking around the city with her dog, Biscuit.

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