September 21, 2017 08:43 PM
Year Hired at KOB 4: 2015: Morning Producer
First TV Appearance: Do morning announcements in 8th grade count? If not, my first newscast in college with Newsteam Boulder.
Other TV jobs/markets/stations: My first big kid job was at KLEW-TV in Lewiston, ID. I anchored the 11 PM newscast and produced the 5, 6 and 11.
Most Memorable Interview: I got to interview The Swon Brothers! I didn’t even watch The Voice when they were on it, but I’m a huge country music fan so I was pretty excited. Plus now I’m only one degree away from Carrie Underwood.
First Reporting Story: It was about a small town in Idaho’s lawsuit with the EPA. I remember how glad the city leaders were that I was shedding some light on what they were going through. As a reporter, it’s great when people are actually happy to see you!
Role Model: CNN Anchor, Brooke Baldwin. She’s an incredible journalist and storyteller.
Why I'm A Journalist: I love being able to give people a voice and a platform to tell their stories.
Favorite thing about New Mexico: It’s where all of my extended family is! I have six tios/tias here, and countless cousins!
Why I fell in love with New Mexico: My first ski season here was surprisingly great! I think that sold me.
Hidden Talent: I may have been in a juggling club as a kid…
Dream Interview: Michelle Obama
Favorite TV Program: One Tree Hill
Favorite good causes: CASA! Court Appointed Special Advocates. Their volunteers do impressive, sometimes dangerous work to help keep kids safe.
Alma Mater: University of Colorado at Boulder! Go Buffs!
Hometown: Coeur d’Alene, Idaho <3
Favorite thing about my family is: I love our diversity. My mom is from Idaho and dad is from New Mexico. They couldn’t have been raised any differently and my brother and I got little pieces of all of it!
Star Sign: Leo
Pets: My cat Luna Lovebug is my child and soulmate.
Siblings: Big Bro Mitchell Reyes Aguilar!
Hobbies: Eat, Sleep, Ski, Repeat. I’ll throw in some hiking when the last snowflake melts.
Favorite Food: I’m a bit of a cheeseburger connoisseur, but also pepperoni pizza.
Red or Green: Green!
Favorite Sports Team: Boise State Broncos, Colorado Buffaloes & Gonzaga. My heart is divided.
Favorite Musician: My favorite band is Micky & the Motorcars
Favorite Author: Nicholas Sparks. #HopelessRomantic
Favorite Moviestar: Sophia Bush! She’s fabulous and I love her commitment to social justice.
Favorite Vacation place or weekend escape: We try to keep this a secret, but I’ll let you in on it: El Valle, NM
Favorite Song: Ha! That’s impossible. But I listen to all country, all the time.
Favorite quote: “It’s not about you, it’s about them.” - Brooke Baldwin
Favorite color: Purple! Sorry if I wear it too often.
Favorite movie(s): The Holiday and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
One thing my co-workers don’t know about me is: I can actually be very chatty and pleasant once I’ve gotten 8 hours of sleep!
Updated: September 21, 2017 08:43 PM
Created: March 30, 2017 05:19 PM
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