Marissa is the Anchor of News 5 Today, the highest rated morning news show in Southern Colorado. Marissa came to KOAA from KOB in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she was a morning news Anchor and Reporter. Marissa has a master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University in New York. She also speaks fluent Spanish.
In addition to joining Adam Atchison and Craig Eliot on the market's number one morning program, Marissa is also the face of KOAA's popular medical report program, Your Healthy Family, seen in the mornings on News 5 and on News 5 at 5 p.m.