Claudia feels humbled and honored to be able to serve her hometown as an anchor, reporter, weathercaster and producer in both local English and Spanish language stations.
She takes pride in being raised in Bakersfield. She loves being able to keep her community informed and to be able to share the stories that impact us.
She is a South High School Rebel, attended Bakersfield College and graduated from California State University, Bakersfield with a bachelor’s degree in communications/journalism.
Claudia began her career as a news intern at KBAK CBS/FOX during college then was hired by that station. She then moved on to work at a Spanish-language national TV news magazine show with renowned journalist Enrique Gratas. Claudia also worked at Estrella TV, a Spanish language news station in Los Angeles, the Number 2 news market in the nation.
When not at work, Claudia enjoys spending time with family, her boyfriend, Anthony, and her two dogs. She also loves running, hiking, backpacking, and reading.