Jocelyne Pruna

Jocelyne Pruna joined the 5NEWS team in October 2011 and is super excited to stay in Northwest Arkansas. She was born in Miami, Florida but has called Fayetteville home since 2000.

She graduated from Fayetteville High School with high honors and received her bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science with a minor in Spanish at the University of Arkansas. At the U of A, she made the Dean’s List, received the Broadcast Education Association Scholarship, and the Trish Joyner Journalism Scholarship.

Before joining the 5NEWS team, she worked for La Prensa Libre where she contributed to the newspaper since 2006. She worked for KUAF, the local NPR affiliate, producing on air public service announcements. She also worked for Univision Arkansas covering Northwest Arkansas, the River Valley, and Little Rock.

Her passion, other than news, is encouraging students to get a college education

Recent Articles

  • Groundbreaking For Van Asche Drive $4.5 M Project

    Posted on: 8:17 am, March 27, 2014, by

    There will be a groundbreaking ceremony at the intersection of Garland Avenue and Van Asche Drive at 1:30 p.m. The...
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  • Walmart Gets Into Game Exchange Industry

    Posted on: 9:44 am, March 26, 2014, by , updated on: 11:52am, March 26, 2014

    Walmart stores is appealing to a new market with an estimated 110 million gamers in the United States. Walmart’s video...
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    video games
  • City Council Considers Stoplight at Don Tyson Intersection

    Posted on: 7:13 am, March 25, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:33am, March 25, 2014

    The Springdale City Council will consider putting in a stoplight at the intersection of S. 40th St. and Don Tyson Parkway.
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  • Centerton Wolverines? Voting Results Released For New High School Name, Mascot

    Posted on: 11:23 pm, March 11, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:46am, March 12, 2014

    The Bentonville School District on Tuesday night released the results of a vote to name the planned second high school...
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    bentonville new high school plans
  • Pea Ridge Boil Order Lifted

    Posted on: 12:38 pm, March 11, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:16pm, March 11, 2014

    People in Pea Ridge can drink water without boiling it once more as a boil order was lifted on Tuesday (March...
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  • I-540 Reduced To One Lane In Springdale

    Posted on: 10:37 am, March 11, 2014, by , updated on: 12:33pm, March 11, 2014

    Crews working on Don Tyson Interchange project started installing bridge girders in the overnight hours, which closed one lane to...
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  • Rogers Police Search for Sex Offender

    Posted on: 9:25 am, March 10, 2014, by , updated on: 12:05pm, March 10, 2014

    The Rogers Police Department is looking for Luke Williamson, 21. He’s a registered sex offender who failed to report to...
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    Luke Williamson
  • Pea Ridge Students Can’t Use Water Fountains Monday

    Posted on: 5:00 pm, March 9, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:08pm, March 10, 2014

    The city of Pea Ridge was placed under a precautionary boil order Saturday (March 8) due to a damaged water...
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    Do not use
  • Report: Springdale Man Makes Beer Run After Killing Mother

    Posted on: 3:15 pm, March 7, 2014, by , and , updated on: 12:26pm, March 10, 2014

    A Springdale man accused of shooting his mother in the back of the head and killing her had his initial...
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    Scott Rocha
  • Bloody Dog With Chain Around Neck Has Died

    Posted on: 6:57 pm, March 6, 2014, by , and , updated on: 03:04pm, March 7, 2014

    A dog found covered in blood on the side of the highway with a chain around its neck has been put to...
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    dog bella vista
  • Man Found With Missing Girl Was Nabbed In 2 Other Child Sex Cases

    Posted on: 9:14 am, March 6, 2014, by , and , updated on: 12:28pm, March 7, 2014

    The Fayetteville man arrested Wednesday at a local motel with a 15-year-old missing girl has been arrested at least twice...
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  • Crews Battle Bentonville House Fire

    Posted on: 9:38 am, March 5, 2014, by , and , updated on: 01:02pm, March 5, 2014

    Crews on Wednesday morning (March 5) battled a house fire at 3508 S.W. Carriageway Ave. in Bentonville. No one was...
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