Julian Esparza

Julian Esparza

Multimedia journalist

Julian Esparza is a reporter and weekend anchor at KLTV/KTRE.

Julian is from McKinney, Texas and graduated from the University of North Texas in 2019 where he majored in journalism and minored in political science and history. During college, Julian interned with NBC 5 in Dallas and CBS Sunday Morning in New York City. In addition, Julian also worked as a reporter at UNT’s student-run TV station, ntTV.

Julian was awarded a Lone Star EMMY Student Production Award for his work at ntTV.

Julian is very excited to be here and telling the stories of East Texans!

Recent Articles by Julian

  Tyler/Longview area COVID-19 hospitalization rate remains above 15% for one month

  Ten months after first reported cases, East Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations, new cases are highest ever

  East Texas man reported missing without phone, ID, needed medication

  Economy recovering faster in East Texas than other parts of the state, economist says

  East Texas man recalls seeing church shooting suspect crash into his yard

  East Texas man loses mother to COVID-19 while recovering from the virus himself

  COVID-19 vaccine could be available to general public by late January, early February, officials say

Police investigating shots fired near UT Tyler campus Wednesday night

  East Texas woman learns to walk again after suffering long-term health effects of COVID-19

  UT Tyler says COVID-19 response plan helped keep campus cases relatively low during fall semester

  Tyler Junior College identifies man who died following officer-involved shooting

  Texas African American Museum to move into old Tyler fire station building

  Record number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Tyler/Longview area

  Record number of Texans vote in 2020 election

  WATCH: UT Tyler professor discusses record voting numbers

  Sen. John Cornyn makes campaign stop in Tyler

  New East Texas bomb squad almost ready for operation

  How Texas could determine the results of the 2020 presidential election

  Voters to decide future of $22.6 million Troup ISD bond proposal

  Health officials: New COVID-19 cases trending upwards again in East Texas

  Long lines, COVID-19 safety protocols seen on first day of early voting

  East Texas polling places see long lines on first day of early voting

  After election is pushed back, two candidates in running for Tyler mayor

  WATCH: Tyler mayoral candidate Don Warren says government experience vital

  Whitehouse ISD to end virtual learning, citing majority of students are failing to succeed

  East Texas woman experiencing severe, long-term effects following COVID-19 diagnosis

  New Smith County Health Authority appointed

  COVID-19 recoveries outpacing new cases in several East Texas counties

  East Texas officials prepare for damage, evacuees sent to other areas of Texas as Laura approaches

  UT Tyler enrolls record number of first time in college students