Briseida Holguin joined the WMC Action News 5 team in April 2020 as a multimedia journalist.
She is new to the Mid-South and hopes to explore the many wonders of this region.
Briseida comes from the Pacific Northwest, she was a bilingual multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor for NBC Right Now and Telemundo Yakima Tri-Cities in Yakima, Washington. During her time there she covered a number of topics such as: education, local politics, agriculture, severe weather and much more.
Before moving to Washington state Briseida was a traffic producer/news assistant for ABC7 in Los Angeles, California.
Briseida is originally from Los Angeles, CA. She graduated from California State University Northridge with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish Language Journalism.
In her free time, Briseida likes to be outdoors, travel (mainly to beach destinations), try out new restaurant and bars. Feel free to reach out to her on social media with any suggestions.
Watch Briseida on WMC Action News 5 weekdays at 5 and 6 p.m.
The Shelby County Health Department opened up vaccinations for more people Thursday. Shelby County is still vaccinating people that fall under Phase 1a1, but starting Thursday, they announced funeral and mortuary workers who currently fall under Phase 1a2 can also begin getting vaccinated.
It is a quiet night here in Nashville, unlike this morning. The Metro Nashville Police Chief said there were no threats leading up to today’s explosion downtown and said it’s shocking that someone would intentionally target the popular tourist area.