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Steve Soliz

Steve Soliz

Position: News Anchor & Reporter

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Year Hired at KOB Eyewitness News 4: 2017

First TV Appearance: In 2010, I appeared in pool commercial which ran in South Texas.

Other TV jobs/markets/stations: I’ve worked at KPHO-TV in Phoenix and KRGV-TV in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley. I’ve also worked in radio in San Antonio, Dallas and Phoenix.

Favorite News Story: I closely covered the illegal immigration surge of 2014. It was a story which garnered national attention but I had an eye-opening front row seat.

First Reporting Story: My first live report was from the scene of a body found in the Rio Grande. The person who died was crossing into the US illegally.

Role Model/Most Admired: I’m grateful for the people who helped me become the journalist I am today. Those people include Sean McLaughlin, Jenny Martinez, Al Corral, Greg Argos and Paul Ihander.

Why I'm A Journalist: I love sharing people’s stories with other people. I also love to inform others about what is happening in their world.

Favorite thing about New Mexico: It’s beautiful. It’s one of the most picturesque places in the nation. Also, I love the low humidity.

Hidden Talent: I play the piano and I sing. I taught myself how to play about 20 years ago.

Dream Job: Honestly, I never dreamed I’d be doing this job! #luckyguy

Favorite TV Show: Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, House of Cards and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Favorite good causes: Special Olympics and MADD. I have a brother who has Down Syndrome and a sister who was horribly injured by a drunk driver.

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas 

Height: About 6 feet tall.

Hobbies: Hiking, biking, walking, reading, exploring.

Favorite Food: Nachos. I can’t get enough of them.

Favorite Destination: I love visiting NYC and Philadelphia, as well as LA and San Diego!

Favorite Sports Team: I love the San Antonio Spurs. I’ve been a fan since 1989.

Favorite Musician: This is tough. I love all kinds of music. Right now, I’m listening to Fleet Foxes, Calvin Harris, Matthew Koma and Iron & Wine.

Favorite Song: “Rhapsody In Blue” by George Gershwin. It’s a long piece but it’s so good.

Favorite color: I’m a color combo guy. I like black/red and silver/black.

Favorite movie(s): "The Jerk" starring Steve Martin

One thing my co-workers don’t know about me is…I enjoy karaoke. It’s something I like to do every now and then. I promise I won’t sing in the newsroom, though.

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