Vanessa Perez


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Vanessa Perez joined the 4 News Now team as a Multimedia Journalist and producer in August 2021. Previously, she worked for an NBC affiliate in Kalispell, Montana where she covered winter storms, education, local government and the pandemic.

Vanessa grew up in Chino, California. She earned a degree in Broadcast and Electronic Communication Arts from San Francisco State University.

She enjoys being out in the community and learning about people’s stories each day.

When she’s not working, you can catch her listening to podcasts, cooking, trying new food/coffee spots, and hanging out with her cat, Milo.


‘There is no preparing for it’: Camp Hope braces for Wednesday’s winter storm

Spokane City Council considering cap on food delivery app fees

How to have a productive conversation at Thanksgiving dinner

‘Pack your patience’: What to know before driving on I-90 for Thanksgiving holiday

‘It’s starting to get better’: New leadership at Trent Resource and Assistance Center brings changes

‘Your days are numbered’: U of I victim’s sister calls for justice, answers

‘Just try to work with it’: New bike lane on Riverside Avenue causes confusion

How low income households can receive energy assistance this winter

RSV, flu in children has emergency rooms operating at capacity

‘No matter how much time goes by’: Spokane Police arrest suspect in one of many cold case murders

‘Not enough places to go’: People stay warm as legal battles linger at Camp Hope

McMorris Rodgers defeats Hill in Washington’s fifth congressional district race

‘Let’s Talk Suicide’ event at Gonzaga connects community with resources

‘It’s time to change the narrative’: Washington Sheriffs call out state legislators ahead of midterm election

Spokane Public Schools trying new ways to improve students’ reading test scores

$150 million expansion project underway at Spokane International Airport

SPD stresses safety tips for pedestrians, drivers as sun sets earlier

‘It impacts everyone’ Riverside Construction Project in third and final phase

Crime remains consistent as Spokane Police move into East Central precinct

How to prepare your family for what could be a bad flu season

‘A gentle giant’: Carl Maxey’s legacy lives on in Spokane

‘I wouldn’t trade it for the world’: Blind foster mom remains resilient through obstacles

‘Big hurry to go nowhere’: New cameras bust speeding drivers on South Hill

‘Not going to be tolerated’: Camp Hope fencing damaged over the weekend

‘It’s fed my family’: USPS looking to recruit thousands ahead of peak season

SPS wants to build a strong, safe, well-informed community with gun security

‘It’s not safe’: New University of Idaho policy limits employees from reproductive discussion

‘Same feeling when they walk through the neighborhood’: Cannon Hill neighbors to vote on historic district

Spokane announces new commitment to help minority-owned businesses succeed and expand

Community Court returns to Central Library

‘An airplane ride of joy’: Boise based pilot set to fly Spokane girl with Leukemia back home

‘A whole lot more difficult’: Businesses on Monroe hope construction won’t drive away customers

‘It’s kind of scary’: Four injured in shooting in West Central neighborhood

New Spokane Public Middle Schools set to open in a few weeks