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!
Following a surge of COVID-19 hospitalizations in July, state data shows the number of people in East Texas hospitals with COVID-19 is once again meeting, and in some cases, exceeding hospitalization numbers from July.
UT Tyler Assistant Professor of Political Science Mark Owens says while the results of the presidential election are unclear, one thing is. Texans showed up to the polls in record numbers this election.
UT Tyler Assistant Professor of Political Science Mark Owens says while the results of the presidential election are unclear, one thing is clear: Texans showed up to the polls in record numbers this election.
Prior to her COVID-19 diagnosis, Uyria Kemp says she was a healthy 24-year-old with no serious pre-existing conditions. She's been in the hospital for about a month with severe, long-term effects from the virus.
In years past, evacuees from the Texas coast traditionally traveled north into East Texas to escape storms. Tyler Fire Chief David Coble says hurricane Laura evacuees are mainly being sent further west to Dallas and Tarrant counties.