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.


NBC News Headlines

Toronto van attack suspect charged with 10 counts of murder

Police said Monday afternoon's van attack in downtown Toronto "definitely looked deliberate," but downplayed any potential connection to terrorism.

Closing arguments begin in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial

A defense lawyer told the jury the case is about a "blind 80-year-old man with a successful career facing absolute ruin."

Victims sued a Mideast bank for financing terror. Supreme Court said they can't.

In a 5-4 vote, the court refused to revive lawsuits that sought to hold Arab Bank responsible for attacks against foreign nationals in the Middle East.

Trump warns Iran of 'bigger problems' if it restarts nuclear program

Trump's comments came shortly after Iranian president Hassan Rouhani warned of "severe consequences" if the administration "betrays the deal."

Missing Mexican students were killed, dissolved in acid after mistaken identity: authorities

"Words can't explain the dimension of this madness," director Guillermo del Toro tweets. "The 'why' is unthinkable, the 'how' is terrifying."