Arrianee LeBeau is the co-anchor of the PIX11 News at 4 p.m.
An Emmy award winning journalist, Arrianee is known for her captivating and attention-commanding reports. Arrianee enjoys policy-changing reporting, with a specialty in long-form journalism, a focus on enterprise, race issues and breaking news.
Arrianee has covered a wide range of national and local news stories with experience spanning across the country.
One of her most memorable stories highlighted the launch of the Heather Heyer foundation, which provides scholarships to students dedicated to progressive change. The foundation was started by Heyer’s mother, Susan Bro, whom Arrianee interviewed. Heyer died in 2017 when a white supremacist plowed his car into a group of counter protesters at a “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Arrianee gained extensive military reporting experience in Norfolk, VA, where the country’s largest US NAVY base resides. Including in 2012 giving aerial reports over the Navy jet crash deemed the “Good Friday Miracle”. She’s also had her fair share of severe weather coverage reporting in snow storms, hurricanes, tropical storms and monsoons.
Arrianee serves as a mentor to journalism students and was an Adjunct Professor at Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications in Hampton, VA.
Prior to joining WPIX, Arrianee worked as an anchor and reporter at KPHO/KTVK-TV in Phoenix, Arizona, WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Virginia and KVAL-TV in Eugene, Oregon.
Arrianee received her Master of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of California, Riverside.
Arrianee’s first love is dance and she enjoys anything involving it. When she’s not working, she enjoys traveling, reading, fitness classes and mentoring.
She grew up in Orange County, California and is THRILLED to call New York home!
Connect with Arrianee at Arrianee.LeBeau@pix11.com