Rebecca Palsha

Anchor/Senior Reporter

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rpalsha@ktuu.com

Rebecca Palsha is the Senior Reporter and anchors The NewsHour.

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 is married and has two little girls, Alice and Poppy.

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


NBC News Headlines

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"We don't have all the answers. We're as shocked as you are in many cases," one priest told his congregation.

Afghan president announces Muslim Eid holiday ceasefire with Taliban

"The conditional ceasefire will start tomorrow and it will continue as long as the Taliban preserves and respects it," Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said.

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Putin dances at Austrian minister's wedding, setting off alarm bells across Europe

Austria's foreign minister invited Putin to her wedding during his visit to Vienna in early June, surprising many at a time when the European Union is increasingly at odds with Moscow.