Olivia was born and raised in Allentown, PA. She is a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School. She started working for WFMZ as a web reporter in February 2013, covering local government and school board events in Lehigh and Northampton counties. In addition to being a reporter, Olivia owns "Sugar & Spice Pies", a food truck and catering company. Olivia also is a freelance writer and blogger.
Olivia graduated magna cum laude from Villanova University, class of 2012, with a B.A. in Global Interdisciplinary Studies. During her time at Villanova, she explored her passion for global outreach by studying abroad in France and Cameroon. At Villanova, Olivia wrote for The Villanova Times and The Villanovan. Olivia was also selected to work as a writing tutor at the Villanova Writing Center.
After graduation, Olivia continued her passion as an avid traveler through a four month backpacking trip across Europe. She also enjoys hiking and recently participated in an extreme hike benefitting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. In her spare time, Olivia loves to watch movies, read, and explore new cuisines.