Stassy Olmos is an in-depth multimedia reporter for ABC Action News in Tampa Bay. She writes, shoots, and edits her own stories. As part of the station’s new in-depth team, Stassy reports primarily for morning shows with a focus on digging into details and asking important questions, taking action for you. Some of her Florida beats include affordable housing, the COVID-19 pandemic, and Tampa Bay’s growth.
Her passion for journalism comes from her heart for people. Those who know her know she loves to tell a detailed story and anyone who meets her knows she’s always asking questions. That’s what makes her a journalist not just in profession, but at her core.
Born and raised in Torrance, California, Stassy attended the University of Southern California where she received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism with a minor in social entrepreneurship. She obtained her masters in journalism from Columbia University in New York.
She comes to us from the ABC affiliate in Nashville, Tennessee where she was a multimedia general assignment reporter. She earned Emmy nominations for her reporting on the equality riot in Downtown Nashville in which protesters set fire to the courthouse. She also won Emmy acknowledgment for the series of deadly tornadoes that hit Middle Tennessee on March 3rd, 2020, the same week she was one of the first reporters to cover the state’s first COVID-19 case.
Prior to Nashville, Stassy worked as a bureau multimedia reporter in Beaufort, South Carolina and Savannah, Georgia. There she won an Associated Press award. She also anchored weekend mornings.
While in school, she interned for the investigative unit at KCBS in Los Angeles and ABC’s 20/20 in New York City.
In her free time, she loves to spend time with friends and family, cook, travel, and do anything outdoors on the water.
Have a story idea? Send her an email at email@example.com or follow her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @StassyOlmos.
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