Valerie Pritchett anchors abc27 News "Live at Five" and abc27 News at 7 p.m. In addition to her anchoring duties, Valerie also reports.
A project close to her heart is "Val's Kids," which features children in foster care who, through the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network, are looking for adoptive homes. You can watch Val's Kids on abc27 News at 7 on Wednesdays and on abc27 News at 6 on Sundays.
Valerie helped her station win a Service to Community Award from the National Association of Broadcasters, one of the highest honors a broadcast television station can get, for Operation Safe Kids, which she produced and reported in Harrisburg neighborhoods through the month of October 2010 to promote fire safety and the installation of smoke alarms.
A community volunteer, Valerie is the honorary chair for the American Cancer Society's Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk and the honorary chair for Daffodil Days events.
An animal lover, Valerie also helps Susquehanna Service Dogs, as well as The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, The American Literacy Corporation, and numerous other nonprofit organizations. Valerie is also a member of the United Way Women's Leadership Network.
Saturday, May 18 2013 3:42 PM EDT2013-05-18 19:42:27 GMT
Rotary International District 7390 held its District Conference at the Radisson in Camp Hill. Rotary Club exhibits, which focused on Service Above Self community projects, showcased what the clubs haveMore >>
Rotary International District 7390 held its District Conference at the Radisson in Camp Hill.More >>
Monday, March 18 2013 1:13 PM EDT2013-03-18 17:13:49 GMT
A Cumberland County animal center is setting up a fund to help less fortunate pet owners who may have medical emergencies.Rossmoyne Animal Emergency Trauma Center is caring for Zeke, a Harrisburg policeMore >>
A Cumberland County animal center is setting up a fund to help less fortunate pet owners who may have medical emergencies.More >>
Monday, March 18 2013 12:37 AM EDT2013-03-18 04:37:10 GMT
Officials are on the scene of a police-involved shooting in Dauphin County. The incident took place off of Nyes road in Lower Paxton Township. This is a developing story. abc27 has a crew on the sceneMore >>
A Harrisburg police K-9 who was shot in the neck while assisting with a call in Lower Paxton Township is recovering from surgery and is expected to be ok.More >>
Thursday, February 14 2013 1:33 PM EST2013-02-14 18:33:01 GMT
Enjoy a free day of healthy fun at Holy Spirit Hospital's Day of Dance. You are invited to bring your family and friends to learn about ways to stay healthy and participate in health screenings and --More >>
Enjoy a free day of healthy fun at Holy Spirit Hospital's Day of Dance.More >>
Wednesday, February 13 2013 8:28 PM EST2013-02-14 01:28:56 GMT
At a Senate hearing today, speakers from law enforcement to the secretary of education all agreed: school districts need a security plan that's practiced over and over again. "There are a hundred horrorMore >>
At a Senate hearing today, speakers from law enforcement to the secretary of education all agreed: school districts need a security plan that's practiced over and over again.More >>
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