- Alissa Carlson is a Los Angeles-based meteorologist
- She recently began an intense weight loss journey as a health coach
- The anchor passed out during a live broadcast
In a terrifying moment caught on camera, Alissa Carlson lost consciousness as she was about to deliver her morning weather report during a live broadcast for CBS L.A.’s KCAL. The incident quickly went viral on March 18, as followers waited to learn of Alissa’s condition. It was hours before the CBS Los Angeles Vice President and News Director Mike Dello Stritto shared an update, revealing Alissa was being treated at a local hospital. Learn more about Alissa and the incident, below.
What happened on air?
The live feed opened with KCAL news anchors Nichelle Medina and Rachel Kim lamenting the rainy LA weather and hoping for some sunny skies. As they were about to finish up the lead-in and turn over the segment to Alissa, the incident occurred. Alissa was on camera as her eyes rolled back, she slumped over onto the desk and then fell to the floor. Nichelle and Rachel looked shocked and confused as the feed cut away to a March Madness promo.
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