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 (22 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
  • Local reaction to DHS cancellation of temporary protected status for Salvadoran nationals

    LANCASTER, Pa. – After the cancellation of temporary protected status for more than 200,000 Salvadoran nationals living across the United States, there is concern about what this means for hundreds of them who live in central Pennsylvania. The status was launched under President George W. Bush in 2001 after two large earthquakes, and extended several times by the Bush and Obama administrations, but the Trump administration judged that the country has been repaired to the point where the order was […]

  • Workers brave cold and snow to make sure Farm Show is a success

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – While all of the action at the Pennsylvania Farm Show takes place inside the exhibition complex, there’s plenty of work that goes on behind-the-scenes outdoors. For Dave Semerod, a maintenance supervisor, and Evan White, the cold temperatures could be felt as they drove a Bobcat vehicle with a salt spreader around the complex. “We’re just getting the sidewalks and the places that the regular salt spreader can’t reach, like the bus stops, small sidewalks and that sort […]

  • Transource announces proposed pathways for York, Franklin County power lines

    FAWN TWP., Pa. – The company that is responsible for building two power lines to transport electricity from Pennsylvania to other states in the region has announced the proposed pathways for those lines. In submitting its applications to the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, the review will now begin on the proposed $320 million project. “Transource balanced it with a number of citing factors such as environmental concerns, sensitive species and habitats, existing land uses, and cultural and historical resources, and […]

  • Deadly fire in Perry County renews calls for caution with space heaters

    LIVERPOOL, Pa. – A deadly fire on Wednesday has renewed calls from firefighters for people to take extra care when using a space heater and other alternative sources of heat. A propane heater that sparked near combustible materials was blamed for the fire on the 600 block of Front Street in Liverpool that killed 84-year-old Ronald Miller, Sr. and his wife Alice, 82 in their home. But in many fires that involve space heaters, firefighters say the devices should not […]

  • Construction on Mariner East 2 pipeline suspended by Dept. of Environmental Protection

    SILVER SPRING TWP., Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Wednesday ordered the immediate suspension of construction on the Mariner East 2 pipeline, citing a series of violations that have taken place. “It’s not any one violation, it’s knowing violations, pollution instances that we’ve seen impacting the drinking water that we’ve seen over the course of construction on the pipeline,” said Patrick McDonnell, Pennsylvania’s secretary of environmental protection. The DEP lists off dozens of violations¬†committed by construction crews in […]

  • Lebanon County fire company remains suspended

    WEST LEBANON TWP., Pa. – The Speedwell Fire Company will remain suspended for at least the next month, township commissioners decided Tuesday. After 45 minutes behind closed doors, commissioners announced the decision to continue the suspension issued last month, as well as the establishment of a five-person committee to oversee the re-organization of the fire company. “What the township is saying is Speedwell Fire Company, get your act together,” said Paul Bametzreider, the township’s solicitor who fielded all questions after […]

  • Hundreds celebrate cold New Year’s Day on the ski slopes

    WARRINGTON TWP., Pa. – Cold temperatures may keep many people indoors, but for some brave folks, it’s an invitation to hit the slopes. At Roundtop Mountain in Warrington Township, York County, hundreds of people celebrated the new year by skiing and snowboarding down the groomed powder. Skiers from all over the area enjoyed themselves throughout the whole day. “I think that we all kind of share this love for skiing and we’re all off school, so it’s a good day […]

  • Harrisburg prepares for New Year’s Eve celebrations

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – As the giant strawberry in front of the Hilton Harrisburg prepares to drop into 2018, the party atmosphere on Second Street is starting to warm up in anticipation of New Year’s Eve, even if it’s freezing outside. “Sunday should be one of the biggest nights of the year,” said Erik Sohadze, owner of Bridge’s Social Club and the Capital Gastropub, both on Second Street. “Everybody is super excited. It’s going to be a great experience for everybody […]

  • Harrisburg allows prepayment of 2018 property taxes; counties say they cannot accept taxes in advance

    HARRISBURG, Pa. – City officials Wednesday said they would accept prepayment of 2018 property taxes from property owners looking to maximize their deduction for their 2017 federal income taxes, although a ruling by the Internal Revenue Service later Wednesday could impact whether those payments are tax deductible. The move comes as taxpayers have been asking their local taxing authorities about the possibility of prepayment, and several local counties have come out and said they will not accept it. “We looked […]