Julissa Ortiz

Julissa OrtizEmail: jbortiz@kmaxtv.com
Twitter:  @TVTina_Ju
Instagram: GoodDayJu

She’s back! Born and raised in Sacramento, Julissa Ortiz is thrilled to be home!

Julissa attended St. Francis Elementary and St. Francis High School. She started her TV career right here at CW31 as an intern for Good Day Sacramento. After graduating from the University of Southern California, Julissa landed her first on-air job in the desert southwest as the Imperial Valley Bureau Chief for KYMA-TV, the NBC affiliate in El Centro, California. A little over a year later, Julissa moved from the desert to the beach as the weekend weather anchor for KCOY-TV, the CBS affiliate on the central coast. During her five years there, she worked her way into the primary anchor chair on the 6 o’clock evening news. Julissa was also the primary reporter for the Michael Jackson Child Molestation Trial. Julissa is best known for her morning segments, “Breakfast With Julissa” and Friday morning pep rallies at area high schools.

Now back in Sacramento, Julissa looks forward to spending time with her family and friends.

Julissa’s Latest Segments

  • Good Day Time Capsule
    We’re putting some items in our very own time capsule where we’re going to bury outback.
  • Animal Empathy App
    RedRover just launched a fun new app to teach kids empathy to animals (and in turn to other people as well!). The app stemmed out of a successful Kickstarter campaign and includes both a cool interactive comic book and a game feature.
  • Flock Fundraiser
    Julissa putting flamingoes on someone’s yard this morning for a good cause!
  • Principal Shaves Head
    A local principal got his hair shaved. He received a “tonsure” haircut, which is a cut that men and women get sometimes when they enter a monastery or convent. It symbolizes religious devotion or humility. […]
  • CHS Theater
    Local theater students are testing out the new stage at Cordova High School! The first production at the new multi-million dollar theater opens tomorrow night! We are checking out the new theater and a preview of the production of Midsummer Jersey!
  • Grupo Folklorico Calli
    Grupo Folklorico Calli performed live!! They’ll take the Good Day stage before their big show this Friday at Primavera Mexicana in Lodi.
  • Mom Disney Expert
    We spoke this morning with a local mom who was selected to be part of the 2016 Disney Parks mom panel.
  • M&M Collection
    Julissa checked out a kooky collection of M & M characters!
  • Be A Goalie Like A Pro
    Ju shows how you can test and improve your skills with help from the professionals at Sacramento Republic.
  • It’s Nacho Truck
    A gourmet nacho truck has hit the streets of Sacramento and Tina is getting the details!

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