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Luis Villarreal
General Manager

Juan Cue
Sales Manager

Jerry Garza
News Director

Tabatha Palacios
Business Manager

Ramiro Saucedo
Creative Services Director

Jose Luis Salinas
Production Manager

David York
Chief Engineer

Ana Rivera-Soto
Marketing/Promotions Director

News Team:

Alejandra Cano
Assignment Desk

Matt McGovern
Senior Web / Social Media Producer

Justin Reyes
Web / Social Media Producer

Richard Noriega
Morning Show Anchor

Noraida Negron
Morning Show Anchor / Executive Producer | Bio

Rick Rodriguez
Morning Show Editor

Michelle Pedraza
Weekend Anchor / Multimedia Journalist

Valerie Gonzalez
Multi-Media Journalist / Weekend Producer

Yocelin Gallardo
Multi-Media Journalist

Cesar Vanoye
Multim-Media Journalist

Ann Hutyra
5 p.m. 6 p.m. & 10 p.m. Anchor, Executive Producer | Bio

Richard "Heatwave" Berler
Chief Meteorologist | Bio

Ariella Scalese
Morning Meteorologist

Roger Uvalle
Noon and 6 p.m. Producer

Omar Anzaldua
5 p.m. & 10 p.m. Producer

Ramiro Hernandez
5 p.m., 6 p.m., 10 pm Editor

Sports Team:

Ryan Bailey
Sports Director | Bio

Renee Santos
Weekend Sports Anchor/Multi-Media Journalist | Bio

Sales Team:

Patty Kirby
Account Executive

Elvia Garcia
Account Executive

Mike Rooney
Account Executive

Veronica Trevino
Account Executive

Donato Volpe
Account Executive

Robert Padilla
Account Executive

Lina Castillo
Account Executive

Reymundo Ortiz
Account Executive

Productions and Marketing:

Ale Camacho

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