Monica Evans is a seasoned television news reporter with more than 20 years of broadcasting experience.
For 11 years Monica was a senior reporter for the FOX affiliate in Kansas City, Missouri reporting primarily for the 5:00 P.M and 6:00 P.M newscasts.
Monica has also worked as a talk show host / Executive Producer and News Manager for PBS39 producing a nightly newscast, a weekly 30-minute talk show and a live 60-minute monthly broadcast with a studio audience for 3 years. Monica was also a court and crime reporter for the ABC affiliate in Springfield, Massachusetts, an arts and entertainment reporter for the FOX affiliate in Hartford, Connecticut and a talk show host/producer for the NBC affiliate in Hartford.
Monica has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and journalism from Central Connecticut State University. In her spare time, Monica loves kayaking, DIY projects, cooking, the arts and traveling.
Monica was born in Philadelphia and raised in Connecticut and she’s delighted to be back on the East Coast, closer to her family. Monica and her husband have three children, 5 grandchildren ! She relocated to the Lehigh Valley for her husband’s job at Crayola.
Maurice Boyd, Jr. has autism and has been missing since Tuesday. Police say he could be in danger. The 21-year-old was last seen getting into Uber.
Clean up is underway after heavy flooding in Reading. Officials are saying that Antietam Middle-Senior High School suffered catastrophic flood damage that will keep it closed next school year.
An electric horseless carriage will make its debut during the Salute to America Independence Day Parade on July 4 with City Councilmember Mark Squilla as its first passenger.
A 5-year-old boy and his grandfather were both shot inside a car at a gas station in Southwest Philadelphia Saturday. Police say more than 50 shots were fired.
The Executive Director of a Lehigh County community organization will soon be making an even larger impact as he prepares to travel around the globe to share his experiences and expertise.
Philadelphia Police are recruiting more men and women to serve on the force and it was orientation day at the police academy. They are facing a shortfall of 850 police officers.
People all over the world are wrapping up a holy weekend. From Easter to Passover to Ramadan, there are different traditions to celebrate.
A group of service organizations hosted a community Day of Action in South Philadelphia, with the goal of helping formerly incarcerated people connect with programs to rebuild their lives.
The search for survivors after the West Reading factory explosion goes on as West Reading officials talk about the longstanding community partner the company has been.
During a press conference held on Monday morning, several plaintiffs said they have an array of physical ailments caused by the police violence they experienced, including nerve damage from zip ties, scars from rubber bullets, and reactions to chemical agents.