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.
As parents are getting ready to send their children back into the classroom, Virginia's new board of education members met for the first time in public Wednesday to discuss the revisions being made to the history and social science curriculum.
When Steven Glazerman received mail from the District of Columbia's Office of Tax and Revenue, he says his wife almost fell out of her chair. That's because the bill they were sent was nearly $24,000 more expensive than they expected.
Community members are coming together to help Ireland's Four Courts, the arlington restaurant left devastated after a car crashed into the building Friday injuring 15 people and leaving the building badly damaged.
The tax holiday that Virginians have been waiting for is here. Shoppers say they were not going to miss an opportunity to save a couple dollars in the Commonwealth. From August 5th to August 7th, shoppers can shop tax-free on certain items like school supplies, clothes, shoes, hurricane & emergency preparedness items and more.
The Department of Defense is denying Mayor Muriel Bowser’s request for the D.C. National guard to step in and help with the migrant crisis in the District.
Nearly two months after a pair of Oakton High School students lost their lives as they were walking home from school, changes are coming to the Blake Lane area of Fairfax County.
One Virginia school district is catching heat after teachers were seen wearing t-shirts with a logo that resembles a swastika at a conference.
Parents are concerned because we are now less than a month away from the first day of school, and many districts in the area are scrambling to fill teacher vacancies.
An attorney representing the woman accused of shooting her husband at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in D.C. last week says his client was "angry and felt guilty and didn't want another child to be touched by that man."
During a press conference Friday, D.C. police shared new details about the deadly officer-involved shooting that took place at the Wharf last Saturday.