Erika Bazaldua

Erika Bazaldua

News anchor

A DFW native, Erika Bazaldua anchors Good Morning East Texas. Erika earned a B.S. in Mass Media at Stephen F. Austin State University in December 2014.

Erika started her career in media at a very early age. She worked as a kid DJ for ABC's Radio Disney from ages 11 to 18. Following her graduation SFA, Erika began working at KTRE/KLTV in 2015 as a general assignments reporter. That same year, Erika began producing and Anchoring Good Morning East Texas Weekend on Saturday's and Sundays.

Outside of work, Erika remains active in the community. She is a board member of The First Tee of Greater Tyler where she works with East Texas students on character building through the game of golf and college preparedness. A proud Lumberjack, Erika remains highly involved with her alma mater. She is an alumnus of Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, where she served two years as VP Philanthropy.

Raising awareness about domestic violence is a mission for Erika, and she works to continue her volunteer efforts for the cause throughout East Texas. On weekends, Erika enjoys traveling to different places to hike. She keeps a blog about her personal adventures, which often include her recent donut reviews.

Erika's true passion is to bring to life the stories of East Texas. Feel free to email her or connect on social media.


  • 2014, B.S. in Mass Media, Stephen F. Austin State University

Recent Articles by Erika

Three people confirmed dead after explosion near Talco

Gift of Love: Chelsy

Gift of Love: Dale

  Gift of Love: Kay’Dence

  Gift of Love: Alex

  Gift of Love: Hannah

Gift of Love: Jenna

  Gift of Love: John, Abigail, Bryson

Lone Star native takes two honors at Miss America’s Outstanding Teen

E. Texas child abuse survivor to represent Texas at Miss. America’s Outstanding Teen

Crews battle fully engulfed house fire in Tyler overnight

  Gift of Love: Robin

  Tyler police search for suspect in early morning shooting

  Gift of Love: Memphis

  4 children, 16-year-old adopted into forever families

  Tyler police release further information about suspect, victim in Liberty Arms shooting; suspect still at large

  Gift of Love: Armani

  Call for churches to pray for children facing abuse on “Blue Sunday”

  Gift of Love: Daylon

  82-year-old Alto dealership struck by hail, two tornadoes

  Community works to rebuild following deadly storms

DPS to distribute NARCAN kits to all Texas State Troopers

  Healing through Art: Live painting to benefit abused teenage girls

“Beds of Hope” seeks to build 70 beds for East Texas children in care of CPS

  Faith-based foster care program changes name, mission

  Public invited to funeral for East Texas K-9 officer

CASA calls child abuse an ‘everywhere problem’

  Police: No injuries after truck crashes into Tyler apartment building

  Texarkana woman named “Angel in Adoption” by Congress

  Gift of Love: Jordan and Jaylon


  WEBXTRA: Veterans tour the Udvar-Hazy Air and Space Museum
  WEBXTRA: Behind the scenes of firefighter training
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