Olivia joined the team at NBC 26 as our Neenah/Menasha neighborhood reporter after graduating from the University of Kansas. In April of 2023, she transitioned to become our Appleton neighborhood reporter!
During her time in Neenah and Menasha, she covered everything from legal proceedings, to community business news, to local student-athletes. She enjoys making genuine connections with the people who live in the communities she covers.
While at KU, she graduated with degrees in Political Science and Journalism. She is a Kansas Jayhawks Basketball fan – Rock Chalk! – and a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. While finishing her degree, she started her journalism career by interning in St. Joseph, MO at News-Press Now covering community news.
Olivia grew up in a suburb of Kansas City. She still cheers for the Chiefs, but enjoys being a part of Packerland! She loves exploring Northeast Wisconsin and is looking forward to getting to know the Appleton area even better. She enjoys cooking, reading, shopping, and traveling, and is a huge Disney fan!
Olivia welcomes your story ideas! You can email her at Olivia.Acree@NBC26.com.