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Alicia Vitarelli

2022, 2023 and 2024 Speaker

Emcee | Action News Anchor, 6abc WPVI-TV

ALICIA VITARELLI is the co-anchor of Action News (10AM, 5 and 5:30 PM), where she has covered vast and varied stories such as the royal wedding, the beatification of Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, the Oscars, the CMA Awards and Dancing with the Stars. Alicia also co-hosts 6abc’s weekly entertainment program, FYI Philly, and regularly uses the Action News Big Board to incorporate social media into newscasts and make viewers part of the conversation and storytelling. Alicia came to Philadelphia from News 12 New Jersey, where she was the morning and afternoon anchor, and where she created, hosted and produced two original franchises including a bargain-hunting series and the Emmy-nominated Best Kept Secrets of New Jersey. Prior to that, Alicia worked for NY1 News and Time Warner Cable in New York City as an anchor and reporter. Alicia received Bachelor’s Degrees in Communications and Honors, with a minor in Spanish, from Villanova University. She also obtained a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. She is thrilled to be home in the Philadelphia area to cheer on her Wildcats! Alicia and her husband Matthew are the proud parents of a little girl.