Anita Roman joined FOX 10 News in July of 2011 and is thrilled to be part of the FOX 10 Family.
Even though she was born and raised in Chicago, Phoenix captured Anita's heart when she came out for her first job in television news years ago!
Anita comes to Phoenix from the NBC affiliate in Las Vegas via the Midwest, where she anchored first the weekend newscasts, then the midday show in Springfield, IL.
Anita has reported on everything from Presidential visits to deadly tornadoes to crime and education. The Illinois Times named Anita "Best Journalist."
Anita was born and raised in Chicago. She is fluent in Polish and didn't speak English until she was three years old. She attended DePaul University in Chicago, where she got a real taste of big city news.
Anita interned for WLS-TV twice and for NBC Network News in Chicago. Anita ventured out west for her first job in television news, leaving behind her family and friends for a career she loves.
She worked for KTVK-TV in Phoenix before moving on to Yakima, WA to report and anchor.
Anita has an enormous passion for television journalism. She feels that every story covered is an opportunity to make a difference and to help someone. She loves getting out in the community and listening to the concerns of local residents.
During her time in Las Vegas, Anita reported on the O.J. Simpson arrest, the Monte Carlo fire and Hepatitis C Health scare, which affected thousands of residents there. She canvassed a North Las Vegas neighborhood with Hillary Clinton and reported live on the historic democratic debates held in the Valley.
She has appeared on MSNBC, CNN and the Today Show.
When she's not working, Anita and her fiancé love to pamper and spoil their Chihuahua "Shorty." They also enjoy hiking all the local mountain ranges and taking advantage of the gorgeous weather here in the Valley. On warm nights they take their 1963 Cadillac Convertible for a spin or hop on one of their custom motorcycles for a ride up Camelback Mountain.
Anita is also an avid reader, shopper and is studying to be fluent in Spanish.
Fuel to Fit in Tempe has ready to eat healthy meals for the entire family, including children.
The foundation was found four months ago and has already given out 400 stainless steel water bottles.
When Krystal Wuller walked into a gas station to refill a plastic bottle with water, she was told she needed a reusable one instead. She realized she wasn't the only person that this has happened to and that members of our homeless population who rely on refills need a better way to get them. FOX 10's Anita Roman reports.
Cleanup efforts are ongoing in Miami, Arizona, after a round of monsoon weather on Thursday resulted in massive flash flooding, leaving a muddy mess for the area in the aftermath.
Trellis is an organization in Arizona that intends to help create home ownership opportunities for people with low and moderate incomes.
An Arizona nonprofit that has been working for years now to help the underserved achieve stable living is now celebrating the grand opening of a new development, which aims to get even more people in affordable housing. FOX 10's Anita Roman reports.
A large portion of Arizona, including all of the Phoenix area, will be under a Flash Flood Watch starting July 22 until July 25.
ADOT officials say work on the Broadway Curve Improvement Project is kicking off this weekend with the closure of westbound I-10 in the East Valley.
FOX 10's Anita Roman is near Continental Golf Course in Scottsdale after a monsoon storm swept through the Valley, leaving behind a big mess to clean up this morning.
Stormy weather hit parts of the metro Phoenix area overnight, triggering thunderstorm and flood warnings for the outskirts of the Valley. FOX 10's Anita Roman reports.