Shirleen Allicot
Shirleen Allicot is the co-anchor of Eyewitness News this Morning and Eyewitness News at Noon. Before coming to WABC, Shirleen was the co-anchor of Action News at 4 on WPVI and Action News at 10 on WPHL in Philadelphia. She has covered everything from Hurricane Sandy to the Boston Marathon Bombings to the deadly 2015 Amtrak derailment. Some of her memorable moments include interviewing First Lady Michelle Obama in the White House Kennedy Garden and doing live reports from London during the Royal Wedding of 2018.

Shirleen previously worked at News 12 Connecticut, News 12 Long Island, and News 12 the Bronx. The Bronx is where she honed her skills shooting, writing, and editing all of her stories on her own.

Shirleen is from Ozone Park, Queens, and most of her family still call the borough home. She is a graduate of Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island, where she earned a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.

In her spare time, Shirleen enjoys volunteering, testing her skills in the kitchen, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.

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