Who is ABC 13 Journalist, Mayra Moreno?
Mayra Moreno is an American broadcast journalist. She works as an anchor and reporter at ABC 13 KTRK-TV. She joined the station in October 2015 and she has since established a unique reputation. Mayra, a seasoned journalist, has covered stories in all cities of Texas.
Prior to joining ABC 13, she worked as the weekend anchor and reporter for four years. Upon joining the station Mayra said that her dream job was always to work at ABC 13 KTRK, the station that she grew up listening to.
Mayra Moreno Was Born in Guanahuato
Moreno is currently 38 years old. She was born on November 30, 1984, in Guanajuato, Mexico, and raised in Texas, United States. She was raised alongside her two sisters and brother.
Her mother moved to the States without knowing how to communicate in English. She had to attend English classes so that she could bond with her workmates. Moreno credits her mother for keeping the family together, saying that she was a strong woman.
Mayra Moreno Education
Moreno graduated from the University of Houston with a double major in Journalism and Spanish.
Mayra Moreno Height
Moreno stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m).
Mayra Moreno Nationality / Heritage
Mayra is a Mexican native who enjoys being a part of the Hispanic community. Additionally, she is a citizen of the USA and she holds American nationality.
Mayra Moreno Husband
Moreno is married to the love of her life, Joe Chapa. Although Joe had planned to marry her in April 2020, the COVID-19 Pandemic forced them to postpone their wedding. The couple married on July 18, 2022, in Vegas.
Mayra Moreno Career From KRGV to ABC 13 KTRK-TV
Moreno began his television career in Weslaco, Texas, with the Rio Grande Valley’s news leader, KRGV-TV Channel 5 News. She covered a wide range of stories, from border-crime matters to hurricane coverage and other local issues.
Eventually, she made her way back to Houston and started working as a substitute anchor and reporter for CW 39 News on KIAH-TV. Unfortunately, she was among the crew members who were most affected when the CW programming switched to its current “NewsFix” format and laid off a number of on-air staff.
Luckily, it turned out that a similar opportunity presented itself at KENS-TV in San Antonio in 2011. Mayra has no hard feelings. In fact, she still watches the CW program sometimes because she is a news enthusiast and she expresses her happiness that they were able to adapt the “NewsFix” program to what they desired.
Mayra has reported on several notable stories throughout the course of her career. She was one of many journalists who covered the tragic 2009 shooting at Fort Hood while working at the CW.
Mayra was nominated for a Lone Star Emmy in San Antonio for her research on the city’s DWI no-refusal program, where blood samples were collected and backed up court proceedings.
Mayra Moreno Salary and Net Worth
Moreno earns an average salary of $121,500. Her wages have increased significantly over the years that she has worked in mainstream media. Throughout her career, Moreno has created a net worth of $1 million.