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

  Traffic signal timing improvements made at historically congested Tyler intersections

  COVID-19 pandemic brings change in how election workers are trained

  2 arrested after several fires set in Henderson County

  Jacksonville ISD prepares for upcoming school year with new changes in place

  Future of proposed overpass along Tyler loop now uncertain

  First Monday Trade Days in Canton open amid pandemic

  WEBXTRA: Canton’s First Monday Trade Days held amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Road improvements could come to location of multiple fatal crashes in Tyler

  East Texas Crisis Center adapts counseling methods amid COVID-19 pandemic

  UT Tyler awarded grant to support economic recovery in East Texas

  Tyler City Council approves purchase of two new sewer cameras

  East Texas first responders adapt hurricane response plan amid COVID-19 pandemic

  Next Normal: Many new procedures in place ahead of UT Tyler’s return to on-campus classes

  Henderson County Republican Party votes to censure Gov. Abbott over face masks, closures

  UT Tyler survey finds Biden leads Trump ahead of election, Texans more receptive to health recommendations

  The Next Normal: How COVID-19 is changing your visit to the dentist

  The Next Normal: Adopting a pet

  Tyler, Longview see more than 20% decrease in sales tax revenue following stay-at-home order

  WEBXTRA: City of Tyler sees 20 percent decrease in sales tax revenue

  With COVID-19 cases climbing, East Texas hospitals say their capacity is in good shape

Tyler mayor Martin Heines discusses COVID-19 response, extension of term

  As universities weigh fall semester plans, some students turn to community college

  The Next Normal: How COVID-19 is changing the way you can rent a car

  The Next Normal: How getting your car serviced could look different

Texas Supreme Court rules evictions can resume in Texas

  Report shows estimated economic loss caused by COVID-19

  Students report issues when trying to submit AP tests

  The Next Normal: Voting will look different this year, all because of COVID-19

  East Texas nurses describe working at New York City hospital during pandemic

  61 inmates, 20 employees test positive for COVID-19 at East Texas prison