Rarione Maniece, a former Black News Channel White House/Capitol Hill correspondent, joining the 11Alive team on April 25th, 2022. Rarione spent two years in DC and worked as morning anchor for the first year. She most recently covered the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. Rarione also covered voting rights protests led by civil rights organizations, and interviewed members of the Congressional Black Caucus who were arrested by Capitol police during those demonstrations. Rarione was also at the White House when the family of George Floyd met with President Biden as they pushed for the administration and Congress to pass police reform legislation.
Before BNC, she was anchor/producer for the morning show at CBS19 in Charlottesville. She worked as a news content specialist at WWBT in Richmond, the Director of Program and Digital Outreach at The Virginia Public Access Project, and she started her career as a production assistant at WTKR in Norfolk.
Rarione has a BA from Old Dominion University and Masters of Science degree in Multimedia Journalism from Virginia Commonwealth University. She was also awarded the NABJ/NAHJ Multimedia Fellowship in 2016.
Rarione is part of the 11Alive morning show team as a reporter and fill in anchor.