Award-winning reporter Allie Rasmus joined KTVU Channel 2 News as a full-time reporter in January 2011. She had been a freelance reporter at KTVU since August 2009.
Prior to KTVU, Allie worked as a reporter at KSAZ in Phoenix, AZ from 2006-2009, where she covered the controversial and contentious immigration debate in Phoenix. She also covered state government for News 8 Austin in Austin, TX from 2003-2006 and won two Texas AP Broadcaster awards for her work.
While in Austin, Rasmus was sent to New Orleans to cover the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and was en route to Baton Rouge when the levees broke. Three of her Hurricane Katrina packages were part of a station entry that won a Regional Edward R. Murrow award.
Her broadcast journalism experience also includes work at WDTV in Bridgeport, WV, Univision in Mexico City, ABC World News Tonight’s Chicago Bureau and CNN in Washington, DC.
Allie has a Master’s degree in Journalism and double Bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Journalism from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.
Allie was born in Oakland and grew up in San Ramon. After living all over the country, the Bay Area is still her favorite place to be. She enjoys hiking all of the great trails, parks and mountains here in the Bay Area, going to local museums and ballet and salsa dancing.