Lisa LaRocca Dishes up the Latest With News12 Westchester

Aug 02, 2022 231

BY: Gale Ritterhoff

My alarm goes off at 1:30 a.m. — it’s barbaric, I know,” says Lisa LaRocca, longtime reporter for News12 Westchester. While she admits to the occasional tap of the snooze button, LaRocca is up long before dawn almost every day, preparing to go wherever news is being made in our area.

On air at 5 a.m. sharp, she has to move fast during those early morning hours. National reporters might be briefed on the events of the day while sitting in salon chairs, but LaRocca doesn’t have that luxury. “I do my own hair and put the ‘clown’ makeup on myself,” she says with a laugh. 

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