I am thrilled to be with the FOX 5 Morning and Good Day DC team as a traffic anchor and reporter. My personality is filled with energy and enthusiasm, and I enjoy helping people wake up in the morning and hit the road with a smile.
I grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and after graduating from Temple University with a double major in Broadcast Journalism and English, I got my start in news at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia as a planning/assignment editor and traffic reporter.
I also had the pleasure of hosting a seasonal travel show for Philly.Com, highlighting all the summer fun in South Jersey from food to outdoor adventure. My most recent stop was Nashville, Tennessee, where I was the morning traffic anchor and reporter for Fox17 This Morning.
I also hosted the travel series, 'Road Trippin’, exploring all the hottest vacation destinations around the Mid-State including the best restaurants, hotels, activities, and spas (tough job)!
Aside from my passion for news and travel, I love dedicating time to charity organizations. I most recently served as a spokesperson raising awareness for Autism Speaks and supported St. Jude by participating as a fundraiser and runner in the Music City Half Marathon the past three years.
I consider myself blessed to call the nation’s capital home, and I can’t wait to explore everything this amazing city has to offer. In my spare time, I love trying new restaurants, attending hot yoga class, hiking, and curling up on my couch with a good book. Please say hello when you see me out and about!
Erin Como takes a look at some of the Thanksgiving dishes available from Cafe Riggs.
FOX 5's Erin Como visited Slate Wine Bar for paella cooking lessons!
Chef Kimberly Barnes, founder of Might Be Vegan, gives us her recipes for grilled fruit kebabs and grilled donut ice cream sandwiches with berry rum!
Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company’s owner John Snedden joined us on Cooking with Como with some Fourth of July grilling tips!
A D.C. man has combined two of his passions for one epic quarantine story!
Lori 'Chef Lorious' Rogers joined us with a tasty recipe for National Soul Food Month!
Taqueria Habanero in College Park is preparing traditional favorites for Cinco de Mayo!
Jennifer Jones from Cosmopolitan Plated joined FOX 5’s Erin Como with some wonderful spring and summer soup recipes!
FOX 5’s Erin Como shows off her tater tot casserole and shrimp tacos!
Chef Huda joined FOX 5’s Cooking with Como for a Kitchen Quarantine Party Demonstration!