Desiree Fluellen joined the FOX 10 News team as a reporter and fill-in-anchor in March of 2021. She and her family are thrilled to make the Phoenix area their home.
Desiree started her television career in her hometown at WKBW-TV in Buffalo, New York. She spent three years at the station working as a traffic, entertainment and general assignment reporter, as well as a fill-in anchor.
In 2016, Desiree landed an incredible opportunity in one of the nation’s top television markets. She joined NBC10 in Boston in August 2016 as the weekend morning anchor and a weekday reporter for NBC Boston’s Weekend Today. While there, Desiree spent time covering multiple Nor’easter storms, political rallies at the State House, court proceedings surrounding Aaron Hernandez, and many other important local and national stories. She also covered the Boston Celtics, Red Sox and Bruins, New England Patriots and the Boston Ballet.
In 2018, Desiree moved to Nashville to join her husband, David Fluellen Jr., while he was playing for the Tennessee Titans. She was hired by WSMV-TV as a reporter and anchor. While anchoring one weekend morning, a mass shooting took place at a Waffle House. The devastating national story rocked the community and Desiree covered it extensively for her station. It is certainly something she will never forget.
Desiree moved to Phoenix in 2020. In March of 2020, she and her husband became proud parents as their son was born in Scottsdale.
Desiree, a native of Lockport, New York, graduated from Lockport High School in 2009. Her hometown is roughly 30 miles north of Buffalo, New York. She majored in journalism at Buffalo State College and, at the age of 20, received her B.A. in Journalism with a concentration in Political Science and Economics. Desiree was an economics tutor and a contributing author to "The World of Economics," during her time in college.
When she’s not working, Desiree loves spending time with her family. She enjoys riding ATVs through the desert, hiking, trying new food and organizing! If you see her around town, say hello!
The watches issued by the National Weather Service generally were scheduled to take effect Tuesday afternoon and run through July 14.
The Suns say they are investigating reports of a fight during Sunday's Road Game Rally at Phoenix Suns Arena.
Moon Valley Country Club is the host for the Tom Kuyper basketball camp this summer.
Lucy Barragan and her teenage grandson Alonso Barragan were killed in a Phoenix crash on July 5 and 6 others were injured, including three small children.
Officials with the West Valley fire department say all of their crews are trained to battle structural and wildfires, and some have even more extensive training.
"At some point, they saw a man walk towards the front door and that man had a gun with him," said. Sgt. Mercedes Fortune. "He pointed the gun at officers – officers were still outside. They attempted to find cover and the man at the front door pointed that gun outside his residence and shot at our officers."
One of two trucks used during the Yarnell Hill Fire sits in the Hall of Flame Museum in Phoenix.
The county’s Republican-controlled Board of Supervisors responded to Democratic Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, who said in May that she would seek to decertify the machines because the county lost control of them and doesn’t know what was done to them.
The Phoenix metro area is the hottest housing market in the country, showing a year over year increase of 22.3%. With those high prices, it's a tough housing market for buyers these days. FOX 10's Desiree Fluellen reports.
The Senate amendments to the budget also ban so-called “critical race theory,” ban K-12 schools and universities from requiring COVID-19 vaccines, prevent both from requiring face masks if the coronavirus pandemic surges again and bar any employer or business from requiring vaccine passports.