Dante Nuñez is a multi-media journalist for KLTV/KTRE. Dante was born in Dallas and was raised in McKinney, Texas. He graduated from the University of North Texas in 2019 and is happy to call Tyler his new home.
Dante worked for KTEN News in Denison, Texas as a reporter/producer during his last semester of college. He also volunteered his time at NTTV and North Texas Daily TV as a reporter/anchor during his time at the university.
In his spare time, he enjoys sports, spending time with family and friends, and finding the best barbecue spots in East Texas.
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The Texas Health and Human Services released their week eight COVID-19 vaccine allocation list. This week there are 15 additional East Texas counties that will be receiving the vaccine compared to last week.
The East Texas Food Bank joined a statewide coalition of advocates calling on representatives to reverse a funding cut on food banks across the lone star state.East Texas news explains the impact it could have on east Texans if lawmakers decide not to reverse a funding cut towards a specific grant.
The 2021 Arbor Day event was held today at Woldert Park, just north of downtown Tyler. Volunteers and families planted trees around the park in honor of Arbor Day. East Texas news spoke with the families of two former Tyler leaders who had trees memorialized for their service.
Saturday is national Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and the Democratic Club of Smith County dropped off items to show their appreciation.Members of the club visited both Tyler police stations and the Smith County Emergency Operations Center to drop off food and water.
Hundreds of east Texans attended the 2nd day clinic at Harvey Hall in Tyler to get the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination.East Texas news caught up with members who got the vaccine and why this is important to achieving herd immunity.
The annual east Texas Auto and Cycle Show is cancelled after careful consideration from the committee and the East Texas Crisis Center overlooking the event.We spoke with organizers and explains how the ongoing pandemic cancels yet another event.
Patterson Dodge of Tyler gifted a brand-new truck to four first responders today.12 nominees from the Smith County’s Sheriff’s Department, Tyler Police and Fire Department, and Ut Health EMS. All participated in the event.
A Tyler resident who left out his Halloween décor, has found new light after an anonymous community member dressed up one of his lawn items.The homeowner explains this unique story involving their Halloween skeleton that turned festive just in time for the holidays.
For the first time in 13 years, the Tyler Fire Department is allowing non-certified fire fighters to apply for the civil service test. Tyler FD chief, David Coble explains how the department is looking for applicants with hopes to increase diversity.
Over 100 athletes attended the fifth annual softball benefit with all proceeds going towards supporting Cami, a 4-year-old living with health issues. Cami was born with down syndrome and was diagnosed with leukemia last august.
The East Texas Food Bank partnered with Tyler Independent School District’s Head Start program to help families facing food insecurity. This program provides them with access to healthy food and nutrition education.