Felix Rodrigues Lima has been a reporter and fill-in anchor at FOX43 since May 2015.

The Los Angeles native is a graduate of the University of Southern California (Fight On!) who began his career reporting and anchoring weekend newscasts at KERO-TV in Bakersfield, California.

After that, Felix took a gap year, living overseas in several European nations. He is an avid world traveler (20 countries, 32 states and counting) and loves exploring new places, new cultures and new cuisine.

After Felix came back to the U.S., he was a reporter and bureau chief for KSNW-TV/KSAS-TV in Wichita, Kansas. Later, he completed a rotation as a reporter at WISH-TV in Indianapolis before moving to the mid-Atlantic.

Personal career highlights include covering the Copa Libertadores, Latin America’s biggest club soccer tournament and the many reports that have been featured on CNN, ABC World News Now, The Tonight Show, and the BBC. Local highlights include scoring the first television interview with local up-and-coming US Soccer star Christian Pulisic and covering the papal visit for FOX43.

Feel free to reach out through e-mail at frodrigueslima@fox43.com or on twitter @FelixReports.


Recent Articles
  • Kids raise money to save Children’s Lake in Cumberland County

    SOUTH MIDDLETON TWP., Pa. – The children of Boiling Springs put in the effort to work toward the future of their community. Through a lemonade stand they ran in the community on Memorial Day, they raised $311 toward the effort to save Children’s Lake, which was affected by a sinkhole nearby last year. A dam at the southern end of the man-made lake needs about $1.8 million in renovations, according to a Fish & Boat Commission study. “We heard that […]

  • Two Lancaster County men prepare for ‘living liver transplant’

    STRASBURG, Pa. – Deciding whether to donate your organs is often a difficult and personal decision. For Jason Erb, his calling to donate came from Victory Church, when another church member needed a liver transplant. After plenty of prayer and soul-searching with his wife Deneen and three sons, Erb decided to go through the process. “It’s not everyday you get to save somebody’s life,” Jason says. “You don’t have to be getting something in order to help somebody out.” Ron […]

  • York City School Board launches revocation proceedings against Helen Thackston Charter School

    YORK, Pa. – The York City School Board voted Wednesday night to launch an effort to revoke the charter of Helen Thackston Charter School. Months after the district presented a laundry list of allegations and corrective measures that it said needed to be taken by the charter school, board members quickly voted 8-0 to proceed with starting the process to revoke Thackston’s charter during a meeting in which there was no public comment on either side of the issue. “I […]

  • Man, 19, killed in Chambersburg shooting; one suspect in custody

    CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – A young man died Tuesday after a shooting in broad daylight. Tyson Hettenschuller, 19, was shot multiple times in the torso during a fight around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday near the intersection of Garber Street and Lincoln Way West. He was taken to Chambersburg Hospital where he was pronounced dead. “All we know is that there was a fight between two individuals, two other individuals got involved into that fight, and then our victim was one of those […]

  • Crews work to clear debris from roads in York County after storm

    WARRINGTON TWP., Pa. – Crews worked for several hours Monday afternoon to clear debris from area roadways after a powerful storm passed through central Pennsylvania. There were numerous reports of downed power lines and toppled trees on the roads of Warrington Township, where crews went street to street to remove the damage left behind by the storm. Residents say they are thankful the storm was not any worse. “You could hear the rain like a good ways away and it […]

  • Cumberland County group provides hope to those fighting cancer

    HAMPDEN TWP., Pa. – All it took was a random act of kindness by a stranger to spark a higher calling in Joanna Dennstaedt. The 33-year-old wife and mother of four was fighting cancer three years ago when she received a package in the mail. “It started a couple years ago after my diagnosis with melanoma, when a package was sent to me by a random stranger,” she says. “Through my treatment, we decided that we could do that for […]

  • Developers of proposed Adams County racino halt efforts to gain approval

    FREEDOM TWP., Pa. – Developers in Adams County have decided to stop their work for a proposed harness racetrack and casino. The decision came as a deadline passed Wednesday for interested parties to apply to the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission for a gaming license. Developers of the proposed Mason-Dixon Downs cited ongoing debate by state lawmakers as the main reason they decided to stop their attempts to get state approval. “I continue to believe that a gaming project would be […]

  • Officials prepare for the potential for mayflies on bridge over Susquehanna River

    COLUMBIA, Pa. – It’s been two years since mayflies infested the Veterans Memorial Bridge over the Susquehanna River, and it’s something that is only now being seen as lighthearted. Columbia now hosts a mayfly festival, and there’s a new shop called The Mayfly. “Most people are saying ‘Yeah, it was it was a problem, yeah it was a little bit of an inconvenience,’ but we’re a river town,” Columbia Mayor Leo Lutz says. “We live along the river. We’ve dealt […]

  • Dept. of Environmental Protection considers Atlantic Sunrise permits

    LANCASTER, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is seeking public comment on the proposed Atlantic Sunrise pipeline that is slated to be built in Lancaster and Lebanon counties. On Monday, DEP got input from supporters who want to see positive economic impacts from the project, and opponents who say those benefits are not enough and do not want their properties touched in any way. DEP must still approve construction permits for Williams, the company proposing the pipeline, and […]