Nana-Sentuo Bonsu joined FOX 5 DC in June 2022 as a reporter. She's happy to be back home freelancing while sharing the stories of the communities she spent time in growing up. She was born in Alexandria, Virginia and moved to Woodbridge where she graduated from Potomac Senior High School. She kicked off her passion for story telling at Virginia Commonwealth University where received her degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Before making her way back home to the DMV, Nana was a reporting in Detroit, Michigan at the ABC-affiliate where she covered everything from the COVID-19 pandemic, extreme weather including tornados, the deadly Oxford High School shooting that struck the community and the areas on-going infrastructure issues that continue to impact residents.
Her career started in Ghana after graduation in 2014. She traveled across the Atlantic to Accra where she was given the opportunity to challenge herself on television and radio. While working at E.TV, Ghana and YFM, Nana spent almost two years discussing topics from the power crisis, the Ebola outbreak to politics, social issues, lifestyle and entertainment.
In 2016 Nana returned back to the states where she worked as a multimedia reporter with Spectrum News in Greensboro North Carolina. After two years she accepted a job in Norfolk, covering Southeast Virginia and parts of North Carolina.
Outside of the newsroom, Nana-Sentuo enjoys traveling, especially going back to Ghana to spend time with family. She also enjoys a good Sunday ole brunch.
If you have any brunch recommendations for Nana or want to share a story idea feel free to send her a message.
The latest from Nana-Sentuo Bonsu
Cherry blossom drinks, boat tours and more fun ways to view the flowers
If you haven't been to downtown D.C. yet, it's getting very busy. Cherry Blossom season is here and there are many ways to participate.
8 injured after fire truck crashes on Richmond Highway
Eight people have been hospitalized after a fire truck and three other vehicles were involved in a collision on Richmond Highway.
Victim struck by lime green Challenger in Northeast hit-and-run dies
A victim who was struck by a lime green Dodge Challenger in Northeast nearly four months ago succumbed to their injuries, police said, and died in a D.C. hospital over the weekend.
MDOT to install guardrail on Route 15 after tanker explosion in Frederick
The tanker explosion in Frederick that left a man dead and displaced a family is raising a lot of safety concerns for residents. The community is asking state and local leaders to do more to protect families who live off Route 15, and drivers who commute on that road.
Loudoun County School Board reviews new bathroom, locker room safety plan
The Loudoun County School Board discussed a plan Tuesday to increase safety in bathrooms and locker rooms amid growing concerns over violence, sexual assaults, and drug use in local schools.
Deadly double homicide under investigation in Southeast
On Monday, police identified one of the two men killed in the Sunday night Capitol Hill double homicide and crash as 34-year-old Othaniel Gaither of Southeast D.C.
Howard University Bison men's basketball back in NCAA tournament for 1st time in over 30 years
The Howard Bison are going dancing in the NCAA men's basketball tournament!
DC police sergeant charged with second-degree murder
A Metropolitan Police Department sergeant has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge and a federal civil rights violation.
Teenage girl sexually assaulted in Arlington; suspect on the loose
The man police believe sexually assaulted a teenager in Arlington over the weekend is still on the loose.
Water taxis return to Potomac River in DC region
The bright yellow water taxis are back on the Potomac River.