Charly Edsitty
Charly Edsitty is an ABC13 multi-media journalist and comes to Houston from her hometown in Phoenix, Arizona. Charly started her career at KPNX-TV in Phoenix working behind the scenes, and quickly worked her way to an on-air position.

From wildfires to snow storms to serial shootings, Charly has covered all the major breaking news stories coming out of Arizona. She shoots, writes and edits all of her stories and enjoys working both in front and behind the camera.

During her time working at the station's northern Arizona bureau in Flagstaff, Charly was in the middle of some of the state's largest snow storms and wildfires. She also provided leading coverage of the deadly campus shooting at Northern Arizona University and the murder of American humanitarian Kayla Mueller by ISIS.

While in Phoenix, Charly dug into documents surrounding the deadly "serial street shooter" and broke several major developments in an ongoing sexual assault investigation involving a prominent high school football team.

As a proud member of the Navajo Nation, one of the largest Native American tribes in the country, Charly also shined a light onto the many overlooked issues affecting tribal communities, including a piece focused on missing and murdered Indigenous women.

Charly graduated from Baylor University with a degree in print journalism and is also a former White House Intern. She is a member of the Native American Journalists Association and is happy to be back in the great state of Texas. Sic 'Em Bears!

Charly's Stories
What is and isn't recyclable when it comes to pandemic staples
We've all seen gloves and masks trashed in grocery store parking lots. Here's what we can do to prevent the mess.
Woman killed in crash was impaired driver's passenger, officials say
The driver in the crash on the East Freeway has been charged with felony murder.
Klein ISD students get creative to put together yearbooks during virtual learning
Virtual picture day? The pandemic is forcing these Klein Cain High School yearbook students to think outside the box.
How the Houston foster care system has been affected by the pandemic
Despite COVID-19, there are still kids in need! This Houston children's center is getting creative with Zoom and social distancing to find homes!
Rice University's new program is solution for the teacher shortage
Their new program allows students to teach inside classrooms as interns while they earn their teacher certification.
Innocent woman killed in wrong-way crash on US-59 at Highway 6
Police say a 35-year-old pickup driver was under the influence when he hit a woman in an SUV head-on.
Federal trial date set for on unrelated gun charges for suspect in murder of HPD sergeant
Elmer Manzano faces a list of state charges related to the death of Sgt. Harold Preston. He's also headed to a federal trial on unrelated gun charges.
UH professor works to repel COVID-19 droplets from the air
The professor believes this updated technology could essentially "dry out" the infectious liquid believed to be spreading the deadly virus.
Tips to help your student stay physically active during virtual learning
Pediatricians recommend an hour of physical activity for kids per day, but virtual learning has left many students doing a lot of sitting.
Galveston prepares for visitors despite Lone Star Rally cancellation
It's billed as the largest four-day bike rally in America and it's not happening this year, but island officials still expect an influx of visitors.