Katya has been with News 13 since 2013. After working as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for three years, Katya was promoted to the position of News Director. Born and raised in Mexico, Katya has called Carbon County home for over two decades. She knows first-hand the issues that interest and affect local viewers. She’s passionate about the community and enjoys covering stories that make a difference.

Katya graduated from East Stroudsburg University with a Broadcast Journalism degree. Her career started at the Times-News paper where she worked as a freelance writer.  Shortly after, she landed a job as a news producer for News 13’s Valley Report and later worked for WBRE 28-News also as a news producer. After taking a break from the news industry, Katya returned to Blue Ridge Communications as a field reporter in 2013.

When she’s not working, you can find the busy mom of three boys shopping at the local grocery store, biking the trails, or attending community events with her family. 

Katya is always looking for story ideas.