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
  • Lancaster man in Charlottesville protests: “She took a deep breath and that was it”

    LANCASTER, Pa. – A local man is recalling the tense times during violent protests this weekend in Charlottesville, Va., including the moments in which he says he and another woman tried to help the woman killed in the demonstrations. Jack Basile says he went to the demonstrations in Charlottesville last week as an independent journalist hoping to document the ongoing tensions between alt-right groups and counter-protesters. Things changed in a matter of moments as he was approaching the city’s pedestrian […]

  • Girl Scouts to decide fate of Lancaster County campground Thursday

    WEST COCALICO TWP., Pa. – The memories of Camp Furnace Hills in this Lancaster County community are fresh in the minds of hundreds of local Girl Scouts, even though it has been closed since February because of the damage it sustained during a winter storm. Those memories may be all that are left if the Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania council decides Thursday to close the camp and sell the land. “I really like swimming in the pool […]

  • Group aims to make a Cumberland County road safer

    CAMP HILL, Pa. – Residents in this Cumberland County community are working together to try to make a busy road safer for pedestrians and other drivers. The 11/15 bypass, also known as Cumberland Boulevard, has more than 69,000 cars driving on it daily, according to PennDOT data cited by the Cumberland Boulevard Improvement Task Force, but group members fear many of those drivers either do not know the speed limit, or worse, do not care. “I’m looking out over right […]

  • Pipeline opponents in Lancaster County stage walkout from public hearing

    LANCASTER, Pa. – Dozens of people who attended a public hearing Monday on the proposed Atlantic Sunrise pipeline did not stick around for long. Instead, after a brief statement from Tim Spiese, one of the opponents, the group members each put on a surgical mask and filed out of the building one by one to hold a hearing of their own outside. The hearing, held by the Department of Environmental Protection, was about the air quality plan proposed by Williams […]

  • York County firefighter helps deliver his own daughter into the world

    JACKSON TWP., Pa. – Ellie LaRose kept her parents waiting, but when her time came, she was born quickly. In fact, she was born so quickly her parents, Keilah Moffitt and Phillip LaRose, couldn’t even make it to the hospital in time, and Ellie was born at home. They tried to get around for the 20-minute drive to York Hospital around 4 a.m. Sunday. They had been restless since Ellie was three days overdue, and were excited for the new […]

  • Company gets public input on power line proposal in York County

    FAWN TWP., Pa. – Dozens of southern York County residents chimed in Thursday on where an electric company should build a high-voltage electric transmission line, many of those residents saying nothing should be built at all. Transource held the open house to talk to residents about three routing options from a proposed electric substation in Lower Chanceford Township to an existing facility in Maryland. A similar project from Transource is proposed in Franklin County. It recently received approval for a […]

  • Surveillance cameras coming to midtown Harrisburg

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – A community group is going the extra mile to make its neighborhood safer. The Midtown Action Council recently secured a $15,000 grant to extend the city’s surveillance camera network along Second Street from Pine Street to Forster Street, where Midtown unofficially begins. “It’s already a pretty safe place to live, but it helps people feel even safer,” said Jonathan Hendrickson, president of the Midtown Action Council. “It helps the police…if there’s some incident here. They can help […]

  • Local school bus companies cope with bus driver shortage

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Amid a reported nationwide shortage of school bus drivers just weeks before returning to school, local transportation providers say they are feeling the same effects. The providers contacted by FOX43 Tuesday say they are short on drivers, but say they are not facing severe shortages. The companies say they are facing several challenges in finding new people to drive their fleet. “It is only a part-time job, and a lot of people are looking for full-time jobs,” […]

  • Dauphin County police departments stop field testing of fentanyl

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Law enforcement agencies in Dauphin County will no longer be utilizing field test kits when they suspect they are in the presence of fentanyl. Dauphin County District Attorney Ed Marsico recently issued the guidance to police departments across the county urging them not to use the kits if they think a drug they find at a crime scene contains the substance. “Normally they would put a small amount of that into what we call a field test […]