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Vanessa Welch, an award-winning journalist, takes on the role of co-anchor at Boston 25 News, gracing the screens at 5:00, 6:00, 10:00, and 11:00 p.m. alongside Mark Ockerbloom, Chief Meteorologist Kevin Lemanowicz, and Sports Anchor Tom Leyden.
Vanessa’s journey with Boston 25 News commenced in 2015, where she dedicated herself to covering vital and impactful news stories throughout Massachusetts. Her journalistic endeavors have taken her far and wide, from accompanying local lawmakers to Colorado as they delved into the implications of marijuana legalization to reporting live from Orlando in the aftermath of the 2016 Pulse Night Club Shooting. Vanessa has delved deeply into the state’s opioid crisis and the harrowing events surrounding the Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions. Notably, she’s been privileged to cover the glorious victories of the Patriots and Red Sox in their World Championships, capturing the spirit of victory parades since her arrival in Boston. Vanessa Welch stands as a prominent figure in the world of journalism, consistently delivering news that resonates with the community.