Victoria Lara

Victoria Lara

Reporter/Anchor

East Texas

Victoria Lara joined the KLTV & KTRE news team in June of 2020. She is a reporter, producer and anchors Good Morning East Texas Weekend.

A DFW native, Victoria graduated from the University of North Texas with a degree in Converged Broadcast Media and Political Science. She gained media experience at her college TV station North Texas Television. There, she served in a number of roles, including news director. She interned with CBS11 news in Dallas and is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Victoria has also earned a Telly and multiple Lone Star EMMY student production awards.

Outside of work, Victoria is an avid cook. She likes to try new recipes in her kitchen for her family and friends to enjoy. She also enjoys spending time with her German Shepherd, Bane, and her Orange Tabby cat, Basil.

Victoria has a passion for telling stories and she's excited to tell the stories of the people of East Texas. Feel free to send her an email and connect on social media.

Education:

  • University of North Texas

Recent Articles by Victoria

  East Texas family raises awareness for Congenital Heart Defects

Impacts of raising the federal minimum wage

Spring Hill family raises over $65,000 for son’s rare muscular disease

What you need to know about changes to the tax season

Tyler Police investigating reported burglary at Walmart store

  East Texas teacher breaks world record at powerlifting tournament

East Texas health professionals concerned about mental health effects from pandemic

Texas food banks could face grocery shortages next year

Tyler Junior College’s Nutcracker ballet goes virtual

City of Tyler to host public virtual meeting for city project

City of Tyler calling on local artists

Tyler recreation center briefly closed for maintenance Thursday morning

WorkHub announces permanent closure

Tyler Fire Department investigates early morning fire

Fire erupts in Lindale hay field

  New mobile app monitors athlete’s health from sidelines

  Mobile app monitors Bullard student-athletes’ brain health from sidelines

  New eligibility requirement to get unemployment benefits in Texas

Tyler curbside recycling on pause

  Man suspected in seven burglaries in Lindale area

  Some Texas families at risk of losing at-home medical supplies

Tyler police respond to gunshots after reported sex assault

  Spring Hill family spreading awareness for son’s rare muscle disorder

  Special education teacher in Jacksonville finds second calling in competitive powerlifting

  Smith County Fire Marshal rules out arson in Coker Enterprises blaze

  Como-Pickton CISD transitioning students back to classroom learning

  What you need to know going into flu season

  Juvenile offenders in Smith County earn vocational experience while repairing PATH homes

Texas businesses expand to 75% capacity

  Increase in cycling during the pandemic stalls bike industry supply