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Rachel Pierson is the morning anchor at NewsChannel 20.

Although new to Springfield, Illinois has always been home. Born and raised in Naperville, she received her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Communication from North Central College.

She’s a member of the National Communication’s Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta.

She started her career as a reporter in Naperville and spent the past year and a half as an anchor and reporter at KHQA in Quincy, Illinois.

Outside of work, she’s volunteered abroad as a videographer for non-profit organizations in Uganda and Guatemala.

With a passion for news and storytelling, she’s focused on what matters most to her community.

Have a great story idea? Rachel would like to hear from you! Send your story ideas to rspierson@sbgtv.com