Steve Soliz is an evening anchor/reporter at KOB4. He joined our news team in June 2017. Steve has been working full time as a journalist and broadcast professional since 2005. He came to New Mexico to work with old friends, including morning anchor Colton Shone. This is the third time the pair has worked together.
Steve’s broadcasting career began in radio. His career included stints at heritage news/talk radio stations in San Antonio, Dallas and Phoenix. Steve’s stories have aired on ABC News Radio, CBS News Radio, Fox News Radio and CNN Radio. Steve dived into television by joining the behind the scenes team at KPHO-TV before moving in front of the camera at KRGV-TV.
Steve has covered a plethora of stories, including the death of 19 firefighters at Yarnell Hill, Arizona’s controversial SB 1070, 2014’s influx of unaccompanied minors making their way across the border and the fourth NBA title won by Steve’s favorite team, the San Antonio Spurs.
Over the years, Steve has been an important contributor to award-winning newsrooms. He won an Emmy for his "Send Steve Where?" series at KOB 4. He also received an EMMA and secured a Lone Star EMMY nomination for his work along the U.S./Mexico border.
Steve serves on the national boards for Special Olympics New Mexico and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. He’s also the Vice President of New Mexico’s chapter of NAHJ. Additionally, Steve is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Rocky Mountain chapter.
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