General Assignment Reporter

Vanessa Medina is an Emmy award-winning journalist. The Miami native joined 7 NEWS in January 2007, as a general assignment reporter. She spent two years at WKMG, the CBS affiliate in Orlando as a reporter / fill-in anchor.

Vanessa began her career in television at WSVN as an associate producer in the late nineties and is a graduate of Florida International University. She also worked as a reporter in Chicago and WSBT-TV in Sound Bend, Indiana. During her stint at WSBT, Vanessa was recognized by the Associated Press for best investigative story after exposing loopholes in school records.

Vanessa is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. She enjoys spending time with her family and traveling on her time off.

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