Tyisha Fernandes, WSB-TV

Tyisha Fernandes

WSB-TV

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Recent:
  • WSB-TV
  • WSB Radio
Past:
  • NEWS102.3 KRMG
  • WPXI
  • WSOCTV
  • WDBO
  • Boston 25 News
  • WOKV News
  • WFTV Eyewitness News
  • ActionNewsJax
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • The Palm Beach Post
  • and more…

Recent articles by Tyisha:

Group protests outside Georgia Department of Labor to demand unemployment answers

Thousands of Georgians say they are on the verge of losing everything because they have waited for unemployment checks for up to five months. Channel 2′s Tyisha Fernandes was outside the Georgia Department of Labor in downtown Atlanta Tuesday. A group of unemployed workers and elected officials held a protest at the office. “I am 69 years old, but I work two jobs just to pay my bills every month… → Read More

Hundreds of Gwinnett school district employees sick ahead of 1st day of school

Students in Gwinnett County will start their first day of school next week from their homes. But teachers at one elementary school will still report to classrooms, although some tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Nearly 300 Gwinnett school district employees out sick ahead of 1st day of school – 95.5 WSB

Students in Gwinnett County will start their first day of school next week from their homes. But teachers at one elementary school will still report to classrooms, although some tested positive for COVID-19. → Read More

Fayette County schools push back start date, gives option for virtual or in-person learning

Students in Fayette County will be starting school a little later than originally scheduled. → Read More

COVID hospitalizations up again but stay times are going down, doctors say

Doctors said the initial surge of the virus took everyone by surprise, so doctors and nurses were learning as they went along. → Read More

How will all-virtual learning to start the year work for metro parents?

ATLANTA — Atlanta Public School officials have shifted gears going to an all-virtual model to start the school year. Parents are now working to make sure they have childcare all day long. Channel 2′s Tyisha Fernandes spoke with parents and school officials Tuesday about the plan. Officials told Fernandes that the district made a lot of progress over the summer to provide laptops and access to… → Read More

48 people arrested in north Georgia drug trafficking bust, officials say

The GBI and dozens of local agencies arrested dozens of people connected to an alleged → Read More

At least 1 metro Atlanta city plans to go forward with 4th of July celebrations

Most metro Atlanta fireworks displays have been canceled this weekend because of fears that the virus could spread, but at least one city is going forward with their celebration. Channel 2′s Tyisha Fernandes was in Woodstock, where residents she talked to said they do plan to come out for the festivities tomorrow. On most Independence Days in Woodstock, the city hosts a freedom run, a parade, a… → Read More

Gwinnett coach accused of inappropriate behavior with students under investigation

Police are investigating claims against a former Meadowcreek High School coach accused of inappropriate behavior with students. Channel 2 Action News is not revealing the identity of the coach because he is just under investigation and not facing charges as of Thursday. A group of current and former students however are saying the coach needs to face criminal charges for his inappropriate sexual… → Read More

Rayshard Brooks: 1 officer surrenders to police, other has hours left to turn himself in

We’re outside the jail waiting for the officers to turn themselves in, stay with Channel 2 Action News for updates → Read More

Sports celebrities join thousands across metro Atlanta to march on 10th day of protests

Thousands of people across the metro area took to the streets on the tenth day of protests over the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. → Read More

Protests remain peaceful as demonstrators march for 9th night across Atlanta

Stay with WSBTV.com and Channel 2 Action News for continuing coverage as the ninth evening of demonstrations pushes on. → Read More

Ahmaud Arbery case: GBI to hold news conference today after making 3rd arrest

Stay with Channel 2 Action News for the latest developments in this developing story → Read More

Atlanta’s HBCUs suffering financially during coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has hit so many people in the pocket, and historically black colleges and universities say they were hit the hardest. → Read More

Coronavirus: Janelle Monae, organizations passing out 5,000 free meals

WSB-TV′s Tyisha Fernandes talked to the organizers of the event, which is a team effort between Gate Gourmet, Project Isaiah, Wondaland Arts Society, Councilman Andre Dickens and movie star and artist Janelle Monae. → Read More

Coronavirus: Janelle Monae, organizations passing out 5,000 free meals in Atlanta

WSB-TV′s Tyisha Fernandes talked to the organizers of the event, which is a team effort between Gate Gourmet, Project Isaiah, Wondaland Arts Society, Councilman Andre Dickens and movie star and artist Janelle Monae. → Read More

Coronavirus: Janelle Monae, organizations passing out 5,000 free meals in Atlanta

WSB-TV′s Tyisha Fernandes talked to the organizers of the event, which is a team effort between Gate Gourmet, Project Isaiah, Wondaland Arts Society, Councilman Andre Dickens and movie star and artist Janelle Monae. → Read More

Janelle Monae, local organizations to pass out 5,000 free meals in Atlanta Sunday

Monae teamed up with Gate Gourmet and Dickens to give away nearly 5,000 free meals to families struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic → Read More

Gov. Kemp urged to suspend anti-mask law amid coronavirus outbreak

Georgia has an anti-mask law that was adopted 70 years ago, and there's nothing new in the law that says a public health emergency is a reason to wear a mask. → Read More

Old hotel turned into quarantine base for metro Atlanta coronavirus patients

Channel 2′s Tyisha Fernandes was in Marietta, where federal agents have taken over the old Raddison hotel on Commerce Avenue off I-75. → Read More