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

  • ‘Angels on Ice’ Helps Hospital Staff Get to Work

    Posted on: 7:22 am, March 4, 2014, by , updated on: 12:02pm, March 4, 2014

    A group of local volunteers named, 'Angels on Ice' come to the rescue when hospital personnel are unable to drive to work due to icy road conditions.
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  • Drivers Slide And Get Stuck On Roadways

    Posted on: 10:49 am, March 3, 2014, by , updated on: 12:55pm, March 3, 2014

    The Sunday snow left Northwest Arkansas roads covered in snow and ice, which caused some drivers to slide off into...
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  • Police Look For Home Invasion Suspects

    Posted on: 11:52 am, February 28, 2014, by , updated on: 11:55am, February 28, 2014

    The Fayetteville Police Deparment is looking for two men they said broke into an apartment at the Crossover Terrace complex....
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  • Junk Food Ads Could Be Banned in Schools

    Posted on: 10:35 am, February 26, 2014, by and , updated on: 11:56am, February 27, 2014

    Michelle Obama and the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposed to limit the types of foods and beverages that can be...
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  • $2.9 Million To Fund Five NWA Road Projects

    Posted on: 4:05 am, February 26, 2014, by , updated on: 08:28am, February 27, 2014

    The Northwest Arkansas Regional Planning Commission’s (NWARPC) policy committee on Wednesday approved spending $2.9 million in federal money to fund...
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  • The Future of a Lake Atalanta Road Will Be Discussed

    Posted on: 9:15 am, February 25, 2014, by , updated on: 09:40am, February 25, 2014

    Rogers city leaders will hold a public input session to discuss the future of a road around Lake Atalanta. The...
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  • Victim Identified In Fayetteville Shooting

    Posted on: 3:50 pm, February 24, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:35pm, February 25, 2014

    Police are still searching for the suspect in a Fayetteville shooting that hospitalized a man identified as Everett Payne on...
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  • Police, K-9 Units Search Campus After Bomb Threat

    Posted on: 4:22 pm, February 20, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:04pm, February 21, 2014

    Bentonville police patrolled the high school Thursday and Friday (Feb. 21) after a bomb threat was found Thursday afternoon in...
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  • Waiver Allows Fayetteville Students To Be In School On Memorial Day

    Posted on: 2:54 pm, February 20, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:07pm, February 24, 2014

    The State Department of Education approved a waiver to allow the Fayetteville School District to hold classes on Memorial Day....
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  • Johnson Home Destroyed In Fire

    Posted on: 12:55 pm, February 19, 2014, by , and , updated on: 10:50pm, February 19, 2014

    A house was destroyed after a grass fire apparently spread to the Johnson home Wednesday (Feb. 19), officials said. Authorities...
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  • Quorum Court Will Vote to Temporarily Fund Ambulance Service

    Posted on: 8:46 pm, February 18, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:33pm, February 19, 2014

    County leaders voted Tuesday night to allocate $450,000 from the Benton County Road Department to help fund ambulance service to...
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  • Gebhart Pleads Not Guilty to Internet Stalking of a Child

    Posted on: 8:55 am, February 18, 2014, by and , updated on: 01:04pm, February 18, 2014

    Barry Gebhart, a former Fayetteville athletic director, pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of internet stalking of a child...
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