Chelsea Irizarry

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Chelsea Irizarry joined the NBC Nebraska News team in March 2016.

Chelsea Irizarry graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. As a student, Chelsea worked for the Emmy Award-winning, student run cable TV station, UMTV. She worked as Social Media Coordinator, General Assignment Reporter and Studio Technician for the show UMTVPulse.

She was a reporter assistant at News 12 Long Island, working alongside veteran news Anchor/Reporter Drew Scott. There, Chelsea received hands-on experience by learning how to put news packages together, write scripts and work under extremely tight deadlines.

Simultaneously, Chelsea was interning for the FOX Business Network in New York City. She learned what skills are necessary to get a show on air as well as the importance of teamwork and effective communication.

After both internships came to a close, she accepted a position at FOX News Channel as a freelance booker and guest coordinator. Chelsea learned the pressures of working in breaking news situations and became a part of the America's News HQ family.

Outside of work, you can find Chelsea going for a long run or doing yoga. She loves adventure and to travel! Please feel free to reach out through email, Facebook or twitter to share story ideas or to just say hello!

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One person was killed and at least fifteen others were wounded after 'several' people got into an altercation and at least one of them opened fire at a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, police said.

London Terrorist Used WhatsApp Just Before Attack, U.K. Lawmaker Blasts Encryption

A senior British lawmaker has blasted messaging service WhatsApp for using end-to-end encryption after London attacker used it minutes before assault

Russian Opposition Leader Detained by Police During Moscow Protest

A Reuters reporter saw police detain Navalny on Moscow's Tverskaya Street and put him in a police truck.

1 Dead in Las Vegas Bus Shooting That Closed Strip

The gunman had barricaded himself in a bus for hours and a section of the tourist destination was closed. Police said he opened fire without warning.

Coalition Airstrikes Hit Location Where Scores of Civilians Were Killed: CENTCOM

Defense officials acknowledge coalition airstrikes in Iraq hit a location where scores of civilians were reportedly killed.