A Mandeville native, Olivia Vidal covered news all around Louisiana before returning home to join the FOX 8 News team.
She has previously worked at FOX 8's sister stations, KPLC in Lake Charles and KSLA in Shreveport.
She began her TV career at KPLC as a reporter after graduating from LSU in 2011.
She left in 2013 to take on a morning reporter position at KPLC’s sister station, KSLA News 12, in Shreveport.
Olivia returned to KPLC in 2014 to help launch a Raycom Media smartphone app before accepting a position with a local public relations firm. From there, she moved into a communications specialist role for a local petrochemical company in the Greater Lake Charles area.
After two years of working in the petrochemical industry, she returned to KPLC before joining the FOX8 team.