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

Dozens of Texas cities to participate in “Moment of Honor” on National Medal of Honor Day

2.5 earthquake reported near Timpson early Monday morning

Lufkin Police: Man pistol-whipped inside home at Crown Colony

SFA to make announcement regarding COVID-19 Thursday

Gift of Love: Jerod, Jerome, Jocelyn, Joaquin, Journie

  Henderson police ID woman accused of driving stolen vehicle, crashing into deputies

  Hudson VFD: $96k worth of equipment stolen from station, officials seek information

Marshall police arrest man suspected of fatally shooting sister’s boyfriend

Gift of Love: Christina

  Lufkin woman shot while lying in bed with toddler

  Where to stream the top 2020 Oscar films

Gift of Love: Madison

  Certified babysitter training to benefit East Texas foster families

Gift of Love: Ryan

Officials searching for missing teen from Franklin County

  Gift of Love: Sonya

Gift of Love: Samantha & Marlee

  Gift of Love: Daniel

Healthy Halloween Snacks

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

Gift of Love: Robin

Gift of Love: Memphis