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

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Woman killed in fatal hit-and-run in Pittsburg

  Gift of Love: Madison

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  Gift of Love: Ryan

Officials searching for missing teen from Franklin County

  Gift of Love: Sonya

Three teenagers walk away from rollover wreck in Gladewater with minor injuries

Cumby officer, woman struck by vehicle while assisting stranded driver

  Gift of Love: Samantha & Marlee

Multiple departments respond to motorcycle crash in Rusk County

Athens manufacturing plant goes up in flames for second time in 2019

Tyler Lee student-athletes sign letters of intent to play golf at collegiate level

Mineola Marching Band wins back-to-back state titles

  Gift of Love: Daniel

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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