Rebecca Palsha

Anchor/Senior Reporter

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rpalsha@ktuu.com

Rebecca Palsha is the Senior Reporter and anchors The 5:00 Report.

Rebecca was born in West Point, New York, but being an "Army brat, she's lived in several different cities and states throughout the United States (Alaska is her favorite, of course). She moved to Fairbanks during the summer of 2002 and soon began working at KTVF, a local NBC affiliate.

Prior to coming to KTUU-TV in July 2005, Rebecca worked for a local competitor, KIMO, for two years as general assignment reporter, and later, as the 10 o'clock anchor and producer.

Rebecca has a journalism degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, as well as a fine arts degree from Greensboro College in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Rebecca has two little girls, Alice and Poppy and is married to Kyle Hopkins--KTUU's Digital Director.

In her free time, you'll find Rebecca running or cooking and writing about her food adventures on her blog, Alaska Bites.


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