Position: Chief Meteorologist
Year Hired at KOB Eyewitness News 4: 2013
First TV Appearance: I was thrown to the wolves on Saturday, May 23, 2009, as the morning meteorologist after graduating just a week before from college.
Other TV jobs/markets/stations: Morning meteorologist at KVIA-TV in El Paso, Texas
Favorite News Story: All of the Iconic New Mexico Restaurant stories…can't go wrong with food!
First Reporting Story: Beat the Heat tips in Albuquerque when we hit 105 in the summer of 2013
Role Model/Most Admired: Parents, Jim Spencer, John Morales, Jim Cantore, Ozzie Smith
Most proud of: Other than graduating, I'd say attaining my Certified Broadcast Meteorology designation in March 2013 after months of studying!
Favorite thing about New Mexico: Green Enchiladas
Hidden Talent: Salsa dancing
Dream Interview: Jim Cantore after a tropical system makes landfall
Dream Job: I'm already doing my dream job!
Favorite TV Show: Rescue Me
Favorite good causes: Anything that involves talking to kids in schools about weather and science
Alma Mater: Texas A&M University! Gig 'Em
Hometown: Pflugerville, Texas, which is just north of Austin (that IS an actual town, which is pronounced Fl-ooger-ville)
Star Sign: Libra
Favorite animal(s): Triceratops..always loved dinosaurs as a kid
Siblings: Older brother, younger half-sister and younger half-brother • Hobbies: Working out, hiking, playing baseball • Favorite Food: Mom’s enchiladas! Simply the best!!!
Favorite Sports Team: Aggies, Yankees, Texans, FC Barcelona
Favorite Musician: Too many to name!
Favorite Author: Gary Paulsen
Favorite Destination: New York, New York
Favorite Song: Juan Luis Guerra – Te Regalo Una Rosa
Favorite quote: "Deja que el mundo te cambie y podrás cambiar el mundo"…"Let the world change you and then you can change the world." – Che Guevara
Favorite color: Maroon
Favorite movie(s): Shawshank Redemption
Favorite book(s): Hatchet Series
One thing my co-workers don't know about me is: I'm a walking encyclopedia of random knowledge. I'd be a great Trivia Night partner!