Annabelle Sedano Named KNBC Afternoon Anchor
NBCUniversal Local’s KNBC Los Angeles has appointed Annabelle Sedano anchor for the station’s weekday newscasts at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. She will make her on-air debut in early April.
Weekdays at 3 p.m., Sedano will anchor NBC4 news, kicking off the station’s afternoon news block alongside meteorologists Shanna Mendiola and Stephanie Olmo. She will co-anchor the station’s 5 p.m. weekday newscast with long-time anchor Colleen Williams and meteorologist Melissa Magee.
Sedano is an award-winning journalist with nearly two decades of experience covering local, national and international news ranging from California wildfires, immigration, to presidential elections. She most recently was anchor of KMEX Los Angeles morning newscast Noticias 34 at 5 a.m. and 6 a.m., a position she held for 10 years.
Prior to KMEX, she was a general assignment reporter and anchor at KRCA Los Angeles.
Sedano, born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Cal State Northridge. In 2013, she completed the Reporting on Health Collaborative Fellowship connected with USC Annenberg, highlighting the link between immigration status and health.