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Kaila DeRienzo

Multi-media journalist

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Kaila joined the 13 News team as a multi-media journalist in April 2014.

Before moving to Hampton Roads, Kaila spent a year as a reporter and fill-in anchor at WPDE NewsChannel 15, the ABC affiliate in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

She also interned at WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

As a proud Nittany Lion, Kaila graduated in December 2012 from Penn State University's College of Communications with a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Journalism, as well as from the University's School of Theatre with a Minor in Musical Theatre. WE ARE!

She's covered a variety of local and national stories, such as the Jerry Sandusky Child Sex Abuse Scandal, Tropical Storm Andrea and the Heather Elvis murder case.

Aside from television, Kaila is a former competitive singer and has participated in competitions on both the local and national levels.

One of Kaila's favorite parts of the job is interacting with viewers both in the field and online. Feel free to e-mail her at kderienzo@wvec.com with any stories you'd like to tell her about or just to say hi!