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Reed joined the News Channel 3 team in June 2010 as a general assignment reporter. Since then, he's covered a wide array of stories across Hampton Roads and northeast North Carolina. Reed says the best things about his job are that he learns something new every day, each shift is different, and he gets to meet so many interesting people. His favorite stories are those that exemplify the station's motto--"Taking Action, Getting Results"--by helping viewers. Any story on the beach finishes a close second.

Reed grew up in Great Falls, Virginia. After a six-year sabbatical in Upstate New York, he is ecstatic to return to his home state.

Before returning to Virginia, Reed worked at WBNG-TV in Binghamton, New York. He reported on important economic issues affecting that area, focusing on the debate over natural gas drilling.

Reed attended Syracuse University, graduating with a dual degree in broadcast journalism and political science and a minor in geography. As a second generation Orange fan, rooting for Syracuse basketball is in his genes.

In his free time, Reed works out, trains for marathons, and enjoys reading at the beach. He's a fanatic follower of HBO's "The Wire" and loves going to baseball games and trying new restaurants.


Recent Articles
  • Man arrested after young girls report threatening encounters, statements

    A 56-year-old man has been arrested for stalking and assault after two elementary school girls reported being approached at the bus stop.

  • Nine hospitalized after bus crash in Virginia Beach

    Nine people were taken to the hospital after a bus crash on Virginia Beach Boulevard and Lynnhaven Road Wednesday night.

  • Victims of Friday’s tornado get supplies, donations

    A tornado watch was over Elizabeth City, and there was the threat of a storm even as the scars from Friday’s tornado were all around. Homes were leveled in the storm, even those who didn’t lose anything were without power for days. A few miles away in downtown Elizabeth City, donations and supplies to the victims were coming in to Checkmates Bar. Kendell runs Checkmates and cleared out the bar. Tuesday night wasn’t about making money but taking in supplies […]

  • Woman’s quick decision saves her life during Friday’s tornado

    An Elizabeth City woman lost her home in Friday’s tornado. She wasn’t home when the storm hit. She says God told her to leave her home hours before the tornado touched down in her neighborhood. “I always keep a bag packed in case with the wind come up, I’m gone,” said Elizabeth Sutton. “I can’t stay back there with all them trees.” She’s staying with family, something that’s difficult for a woman who is fiercely independent. “Cause I been on my […]

  • Residents demand peace after violence in Virginia Beach neighborhood

    Crime tape up went up again near Lake Edwards on Wednesday.

  • Robbers dive through window to get away from scene of crime

    Newport News, Va. – Rita Reid was home Monday night on River Road. As she took out the trash, she saw her next door neighbor’s place turn in to a crime scene. “I heard a crash and then I looked out to see what it was, and then there was another crash and they actually jumped right out the window,” Reid said. Reid tried to stay unnoticed, not knowing what the two men would do next. “One guy did look at […]

  • Victim’s family angry after killer gets unsupervised leave

    Virginia Beach, Va. – Being deemed insane is what got Aaron Patterson out of jail for murdering his neighbor Keith Chapin. He was sent to Eastern State Hospital; now the restrictions are easing on Patterson. He’s set to get out and do whatever he wants, unsupervised, once a week. “Where anything could happen and as before any trigger could offset this person,” Billy Mittlestadt, Chapin’s uncle. Chapin was home Christmas night 2009 at his Ocean Lakes home. Patterson lived next door […]

  • Taking action one slice at a time to prevent hunger

    A Pungo Pizza shop is taking action to prevent hunger for Virginia Beach students on the weekends. “We didn’t really go into it with a goal,” says the restaurant’s owner, Suzette Lynn. “We just went into it with the goal of raising as much money as we could.” All month, Pungo Pizza servers have been getting donations for Virginia Beach school’s Beach Bags program. Every Friday, students in need get a couple days worth of food to make sure they don’t […]

  • Norfolk resident: ‘They had my little stepson on the ground with the gun to his head’

    Antwon Robinson had two armed men rush into his home and try to kick in his bedroom door as he hid behind a sofa for protection. “They was telling me they were going to shoot through the door if I don’t open it up,” Robinson said. He was home with two teenage step sons and a nine-year-old when two men broke in. “They had my little stepson on the ground with the gun to his head,” Robinson said. Robinson had […]

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    Suspect identified in murder of Oceanfront pharmacy owner

    The owner of a local Oceanfront pharmacy was killed Monday during a robbery attempt. The suspect then led police on a chase through the city before finally being stopped.

  • Fiancé of guard charged with rape at ODU: ‘It can’t be true’

    Michael Spearman is charged with rape. Old Dominion Police say the 29-year-old sexually assaulted a student while working as a security guard.

  • Father charged with neglect denies kids were soaked in urine

    Newport News. Va. – Victor Jackson, 32, is charged with child neglect. Newport News police say they found his children covered in urine while on a boat at the marina near the James River Bridge. “They wet the bed you know?” Jackson said. “That’s just a fact. Kids wet the bed at five and seven the seven-year-old probably wasn’t the one covered in urine.” Jackson says his ex-wife was the one who called police, in an attempt to prevent him from […]