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.
Thursday, November 28 2013 5:00 PM EST2013-11-28 22:00:25 GMT
Remember Prayer? She was one of 29 horses the Humane Society seized from a Dauphin County farm. We shared her story in February, a small foal that caretakers feared wouldn't make it."She was in need ofMore >>
Remember Prayer? She was one of 29 horses the Humane Society seized from a Dauphin County farm.More >>
Wednesday, November 27 2013 8:19 PM EST2013-11-28 01:19:29 GMT
Many will deep fry a turkey this holiday season. But before you do, abc27 and Harrisburg Fire Department's Lieutenant Aldo Morelli have some tips to keep you safe. "The first thing you really need toMore >>
Many will deep fry a turkey this holiday season. But before you do, we have some tips to keep you safe.More >>