Christina Pascucci
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Christina Pascucci is an award-winning journalist who has interviewed thousands of people, including some of the world's most-renowned political figures, pro athletes and Hollywood's A-listers. Some of her favorite and most-memorable interviews though, have been on issues that make a direct impact on her local community.

Christina's roots run deep in Southern California. She is a native Angeleno and that's also where she got her start -- working for L.A. cable stations as a multi-media journalist and doing everything from reporting and anchoring to shooting and editing her own stories. Pascucci then left Southern California to further pursue her journalism career in Reno, Nev., where she reported for ABC affiliate KOLO-TV and covered many of the state's big political issues.

Christina was soon off to the warm weather of Palm Springs and NBC affiliate KMIR-TV, where she anchored and produced a two-hour morning show. Twice, she was voted one of the top TV personalities in the desert and helped increased ratings. She also had the chance to meet and chat with former President Bill Clinton.

Pascucci, a proud Trojan, studied entrepreneurship and international business, Spanish, and broadcast journalism while at the University of Southern California. A school trip to China with her global management class inspired Christina to take on learning Mandarin Chinese. She is also fluent in Spanish after living with a family in Spain.

Christina is also a pilot, certified scuba diver and adrenaline junkie. She has traveled to dozens of countries and especially loved diving with great white sharks at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, and watching the world's best athletes compete at the 2012 London Olympics.

She is passionate about helping the environment, is an active Rotarian, "Big Sister" in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, and avid animal lover. Her own little girl, Gracie, is a 4-pound Pomeranian who was rescued from a Reno shelter.


Recent Articles
  • A massage business worker cleans up after a burglary at the Encino business on Jan. 27, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    LAPD Investigating Series of Burglaries at Encino Businesses on Ventura Boulevard

    About nine businesses reported being burglarized overnight along Ventura Boulevard in Encino, Los Angeles police said Tuesday. The first call came in the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Valley Division shortly after midnight, according to Detective John Deorbecker. As business owners and employees started to come into work in the morning, calls continued to come in until about 9 a.m., the detective said. Mostly money was stolen, but the theft reports varied from location to location, he said. The front door […]

  • Shaun White competes during the Winter X Games Men's Snowboard Superpipe on January 22, 2015 in Aspen, Colorado. (Credit: Nathan Bilow/Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

    Extreme Snowboarding, Skiing and Music Event Coming to Rose Bowl in Pasadena

    Extreme sports star Shaun White has announced plans to bring Air + Style – a snowboarding, skiing and music event — to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. Christina Pascucci reports from Palms for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. 

  • A US Airways jet is de-iced prior to takeoff at Laguardia Airport on January 26, 2015 in New York City. (Credit: Getty Images)

    Blizzard of 2015: Thousands of Flights Canceled as ‘Historic’ Storm Moves Into Northeast

    Snow is falling at a faster rate. Wind gusts are getting stronger. And temperatures are frigid. It may not look bad yet, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday night, but it will be soon. “This is literally the calm before the storm. It’s about to start in earnest,” de Blasio said. “And when it does, it’s going to come in very fast and very hard, and people have to be very, very careful. People have to stay off […]

  • Apple Valley boy with mystery illness needs a new custom van. (Credit: KTLA)

    A Boy Who Uses His Illness to Help Others, Now Needs the Public’s Help

    An Apple Valley boy’s mom thinks her son could be the youngest patient diagnosed with what she believes is ALS. Eleven-year-old Dominic has been fighting to help others despite his mysterious illness. And now he needs the public’s help. Christina Pascucci reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. Click here if you’d like to contribute to getting Dominic a new custom van.

  • A new parking app is designed to bring the valet to you. (Credit: KTLA)

    ZIRX Parking App Brings the Valet to You

    If you’re having trouble finding a parking space in downtown Los Angeles or Hollywood, there’s a new parking app designed to bring a valet to you. Christina Pascucci reports from downtown Los Angeles for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. 

  • Police were investigating the shooting of a man sitting in a Rolls Royce behind a comic book shop in Hollywood on Jan. 16, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Friends Wonder Who Could Have Shot, Injured Businessman Sitting in Rolls Royce in Hollywood

    A $10,000 reward was announced Monday for the arrest and conviction of the gunman who shot and wounded businessman Kameron Segal as he sat in a Rolls Royce in Hollywood last week. Christina Pascucci reports from Hollywood for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015.

  • Police provided surveillance video of a man allegedly attempting to burglarize one of 11 Studio City homes on Jan. 12, 2015.

    Surveillance Video Captures Man Who Burglarized 11 Studio City Homes in 1 Day

    Police asked for the public’s help Friday in identifying a man who burglarized 11 Studio City homes in a single day. During an 11 a.m. news conference, Los Angeles Police Department officials said the man burglarized 11 homes Monday between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. “It’s very rare to see 11 in one day by one person,” LAPD Detective Joseph Hampton said. “This might be something that you see over a course of months in a neighborhood that’s targeted.  But […]

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    LAPD Officer Struck by Vehicle in Granada Hills; 3-Hour Manhunt Ends in Driver’s Arrest

    A Los Angeles police officer was struck by a vehicle in Granada Hills Thursday and was taken to a hospital in an ambulance, prompting a three-hour manhunt for the driver who fled on foot, authorities said. The collision occurred in the 10900 block of Haskell Avenue (map) around noon, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A narcotics officer was reported down, and there was an active search in the area for a “suspect,” LAPD Officer Jane Kim initially said. She later […]

  • Chloe Goins is seen outside of Los Angeles Police Department headquarters after delivering a statement alleging sexual assault involving Bill Cosby six years ago at the Playboy Mansion. (Credit: KTLA)

    24-Year-Old Model Accuses Cosby of Sex Assault at Playboy Mansion in 2008

    Facing a wall of cameras outside Los Angeles police headquarters Wednesday, a model and her attorney accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault at a Playboy Mansion party in 2008, possibly the first claim among a host of allegations against the comedian that could be criminally prosecuted. Chloe Goins, 24, said that during a “Midsummer Night’s Dream”-themed party at the Playboy Mansion seven years ago, Cosby drugged her drink and she passed out, and that when she regained consciousness later he […]