Allison Norlian

Allison Norlian

Allison Norlian is a reporter for NBC12. She joined NBC12 in April of 2016.

Allison's work has been nominated twice for an Emmy Award. She also received a 'Catalyst for Change' award from The Arc Of Virginia for her reporting on issues and stories involving the disabled community. She is an AP and Syracuse Press Club award-winning reporter who was also recognized by the City Of Rochester mayor for her reporting and work in the city.

Allison grew up in New Jersey where she attended Rutgers University. Before coming to NBC12, she reported and anchored for WROC in Rochester, NY and WKTV in Utica, NY. She started her career in Philadelphia at KYW Newsradio.

Besides loving the news and current events, Allison loves to run, workout and spend time with her family, friends, husband and kitties!


  • Nominated for two Emmy awards
  • Catalyst for Change award from the Arc of Virginia
  • NYS AP & Syracuse Press Club Award for best news series & best enterprise reporting


  • Rutgers University

Recent Articles by Allison

  New Zealand man charged with child porn involving Goochland teen

  Police investigate random gunfire happening outside Henrico neighborhood

  Local synagogues to increase security after mass shooting

  Mom: School bus often late to pick up my kids

  Assisted living facility in Richmond being shut down

  Family with multiple medical needs gives special thanks to Henrico firefighters

  ‘Everybody slow down:’ Fire official pleas to public after 288 crash

  6-year-old battling disorder that begins after strep throat

  Henrico officials: Viral fight was not over race

  Mom: Fights are out of hand at Highland Springs High School

  Promoting inclusivity in the workplace for Disability Employment Awareness Month

  Historic photos provide inspiration for Manchester lights project

  Virginia nonprofit helps feed victims of Hurricane Michael

  Dominion Energy works to restore power, brings people from out-of-state

  Numerous school systems close early due to Michael

  Henrico officials work to transform Westwood area into ‘Scott’s Addition’ of county

  Goochland man continues to overcome obstacles after being paralyzed in diving accident

  Basketball coach shot during fight on Varina High School’s campus

  Man charged in connection to shooting that killed 1-year-old girl

  ‘Hey Siri, I’m getting pulled over!’ App allows drivers to record interactions with police

  YWCA, crisis hotlines see rise in calls after Kavanaugh hearing

  Multiple arrests made in deadly 2017 Charlottesville rally

  Mom gives birth to triplets after years of infertility, being told by doctor to abort 1 baby

  Program in Richmond helps young adults with disabilities learn culinary skills

  Mom: Henrico prosecutor mishandled my child’s case

  Facebook plans $750 million investment in Henrico

  Mom: My 8-year-old was pepper sprayed by another student

Henrico man charged with vehicular manslaughter in fatal crash

  Richmond man helps feed thousands of hurricane victims through Operation Barbecue Relief

  GRTC expands to Short Pump, enhances 3 lines