Bailey O'Carroll

Bailey O'Carroll


Bailey O'Carroll, a journalist driven by a sense of adventure and a passion for storytelling, has made an indelible mark on the field of journalism. Originally from San Marcos, California, Bailey studied sports journalism at Arizona State University before starting her career at KOLD in Tucson.

At KOLD, Bailey covered a range of stories, from reporting on historic wildfires to anchoring breaking news during the January 6th Capitol riots. She also delved into sports reporting, capturing the excitement of the Phoenix Suns' NBA Finals journey and the NCAA men's basketball tournament.

Now at KTVU, Bailey's journalistic prowess continues to shine. While initially part of the digital team, she has returned to television reporting, ready to captivate audiences with compelling stories. Bailey has covered notable events like Fleet Week, even flying with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. She’s also highlighted important local stories, such as the impact of abuse within the San Jose State University gymnastics program. Bailey is proud to have been nominated for two Emmy® Awards for journalism.

Beyond work, Bailey loves the Bay Area's blend of city and nature. She enjoys hiking, savoring culinary delights, and being close to the water again. As a sports fan, having teams like the Giants, Warriors, and 49ers nearby brings added excitement. In her free time, Bailey values moments with loved ones, stays active by running along the Embarcadero, and explores the vibrant city of San Francisco. She loves to travel, has visited 28 countries and had a McFlurry on four different continents. 

With a spirit of curiosity and a dedication to storytelling, Bailey O'Carroll continues to inspire and captivate through journalism.

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