Annalisa Pardo

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Title: Multimedia journalist

Annalisa is a multimedia journalist with a passion for news and storytelling. She joined KIMT in October of 2017 and, originally being from the San Francisco Bay Area, is excited to call the Midwest her new home.

Annalisa mostly reports for the morning newscast, Daybreak, and can also be seen filling in at the anchor desk from time to time.

During her time at KIMT, she's covered President Donald Trump's visit to Rochester, a number of severe storms, and colorful features telling stories at the heart of the community. Her live reporting on a winter storm in 2018 helped Daybreak earn a Midwest Emmy.

Before moving to Minnesota, Annalisa was a multimedia journalist intern based in Washington D.C., reporting for KSEE-TV and KGPE-TV in Fresno, CA. She reported on stories from the nation's capital that impacted the people of Fresno including healthcare protests and community members traveling to D.C. to participate in a clean air protest.

Annalisa got her Masters of Science in Broadcast and Digital Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School at Syracuse University. While at Newhouse, she was part of the New York State Associated Press award-winning show, “Mornings on the Hill.” She received her Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science at Loyola Marymount University while pursuing a minor in dance.

When Annalisa is not reporting she enjoys dancing, reading, and spending time with her friends and family!

She is excited to join the Minnesota-Iowa community and to be a part of the KIMT team. Email story ideas, anything you want her to look into, or just say hi at

Facebook: @AnnalisaPardoReports
Twitter: @ApardoReports

Recent Posts by Annalisa Pardo

Rochester family raises money for service dog: 'This has been overwhelming for me'

The Ortmeier family hosted a bake sale to raise money for the service dog.

Fix it up or build new? Byron deciding future of community pool

A committee of volunteers is working with the city of Byron and Burbach Aquatics to decide what to do with the town's 32-year-old pool.

Local biker gets recognized on state level for bike advocacy work

Congratulations to Barbara Beck!

People in Rochester 'Wear Orange' to end gun violence

"It affects my soul, my sense of safety, my well-being."

Rochester neighborhood works to help out pollinators

Members of the Slatterly Park Neighborhood took advantage of the good weather Sunday morning to help out bees and butterflies.

Rochester woman arrested after alleged hit and run with 12-year-old in car

After a field sobriety test, authorities said she showed signs of intoxication.

What to do if you see a cougar

A recent cougar spotting in Southeastern Minnesota has people wondering what to do if they run into one.

Thursdays Downtown kicks off: What you need to know about parking and traffic

Thursdays Downtown will close certain roads in the area from June until August.

National Cancer Survivors Day: 'I come out every year to celebrate that I'm alive'

Hundreds come out to celebrate another healthy day.

Final preparations for Thursdays Downtown underway

A new name for a Rochester summer favorite also comes with some new changes.

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