Alissa Henry is a feature and entertainment reporter for ABC 6/ FOX 28’s Good Day Columbus, and a lifestyle correspondent on Good Day Marketplace.
Born and raised in Columbus, Alissa started her TV career right here at the CW Columbus as the CW Star.
In addition to highlighting the best people, places and events in Central Ohio for her “Around Town” and “Made Local” series, she also features Hollywood musicians, comedians, athletes, actors, and personalities who visit Columbus for concerts and events. She has interviewed a variety of celebrities via satellite and in-person including Kerry Washington, Fifth Harmony, Gabby Douglas, Jenna Fischer, Chef Symon, Mike Conley Jr., Property Brothers and Priyanka Chopra.
She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a certificate in Political Communication. And you may have seen her as a guest on The Katie Couric Show, Meredith Vieira Show, or HGTV’s House Hunters.
Alissa is also the cohost of the Ohio Lottery’s “Cash Explosion” show airing Saturday nights statewide.
She is active in her church, enjoys community outreach, and mentoring up-and-coming journalists. When she's not working, you can find her enjoying inexpensive activities around Columbus with her husband Joe and new son Alexander... and posting on social media about it all.