Anoushah Rasta is a general assignment reporter at NBC4, reporting on the biggest stories of the day every evening for the NBC4 News at 7 p.m. She joined the station in 2021.
Rasta hails from Southern California, raised in Orange County and graduated with honors from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she studied Mass Communications and Public Policy and was a video journalist for UCLA's The Daily Bruin.
Rasta has worked in the NBC family for many years. Before joining NBC4, she was an anchor and reporter at NBC Bay Area News for three years. Prior to that, she was an anchor and reporter at KPRC, the NBC affiliate in Houston, Texas, and as a multimedia journalist and weekend anchor at KTSM, the NBC affiliate in El Paso, Texas.
She has covered countless significant news and weather stories, including Hurricane Harvey, Pope Francis’ visit to Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, the 2016 Democratic debate in Charleston, South Carolina, and the movie theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana in 2015. Rasta also reported from the deadly 2018 mudslides in Montecito, California, the shooting at YouTube headquarters in Northern California, and the shooting at the VTA rail yard in San Jose, California.
Rasta speaks fluent French, Farsi, and conversational Spanish, and enjoys spending time with her husband and child. She also enjoys traveling, trying new foods and doing yoga.