Dorissa is a public speaker, reporter, and television personality. Dorissa began her on-air career as a NPR radio host for WSIU in Carbondale, IL before moving to New York City on a whim. Dorissa landed her first job at the number one television market’s premier 24/7 news station—NY1—where she assisted with field production. It was there that she covered stories ranging from transit, sports, and education to crime and politics, including the 2016 presidential election.
She currently works for Bronxnet Television as a reporter producing hyper local news stories and profile pieces; among them an interview package, profiling Dr. Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five. Additionally, Dorissa works as an entertainment reporter for The Knockturnal’s online magazine, and has interviewed notable celebrities like Tyler Perry, Phylicia Rashad, Lupita Nyong’o, Brandy, and Anne Hathaway among many others.
Dorissa has also moderated forums for Manhattan College, The Bronx Borough President's Office, Diverse Representation, and has a wealth of keynote speaking experience.
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