Norma Garcia



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Objective

News Anchor / Reporter


Profile

Highly experienced news anchor/reporter with an uncommon ability to connect with viewers through engaging and energetic delivery.  Able to think and communicate clearly under extreme pressure and deadlines. Special ability to cultivate sources and generate a constant flow of exclusive and original stories. Perform equally at ease in a live report from the field or a live show in the studio. Thrive on the daily challenges of news gathering and genuinely believe in the importance of Spanish media in the United States.


Experience

news anchor, telemundo kxtx; dallas, texas - 2007-present

Anchor 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM newscasts in a single-anchor format. Played a major role in the transition from our regional concept (Telemundo Production Center) to hyper local coverage. Actively participate in strategic sessions and daily editorial meetings. Co-produce, anchor and report news specials and series. Host monthly political/community oriented program “Enfoque Dallas”.


news anchor, telemundo ktmd; houston, texas - 2005 - 2007

Contributed to an unprecedented ratings growth among adults 18-49 after KTMD switched to single-anchor format. Became instrumental in identifying KTMD's core audience by developing a target viewer profile. Anchored 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM newscasts.


NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT, TELEMUNDO  O&O GROUP;  HOUSTON, TEXAS - 2003 - 2005

Provided national and international live coverage of major news events including Hurricane Katrina, Pope John Paul II’s 25th Anniversary and the Olympic Games in Athens. Produced special reports with emphasis on immigration and border issues. Created budgets and planned logistics for every national and international assignment.


NEWS ANCHOR, TELEMUNDO WSNS; CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - 2000 - 2003

Co-anchored 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM newscasts. Contributed to the development of a close relationship with the Hispanic community through school visits, emceeing special events and organizing a series of live newscasts from predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods. This included scouting for locations, acquiring permits, booking guests and hosting the shows.


anchor, reporter, producer, univision, el paso - san antonio; texas 1993 - 2000

Contributed to the growth of Univision affiliate KINT in El Paso, Texas in different capacities as anchor and producer. Played a key role in the launching of KINT's weekend newscast. In San Antonio played an important role in the production and development of the evening newscast.


Education

University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas - Bachelor of Arts in Broadcasting, 1997

Recognitions

Emmy News Anchor 2008, 2011, 2012, 2013 - Texas

Emmy News Special (Anchor-Producer) 2011, 2013 - Texas

Emmy Breaking News 2013 - Texas

Emmy Continuous Coverage 2013 -Texas

Emmy News Writer 2012 -Texas

Emmy Business-Consumer 2008 - Texas

Emmy News Anchor 2008 - Arizona