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

  Circus performers get back on stage in over a year

  How are industry leaders working to solve the global chip shortage?

Texas food banks and farmers deal post-freeze crop delays

  OB-GYN discusses medical side of Sen. Hughes’ “Heartbeat Bill”

Van Zandt County Justice Center revives jail ministry program

East Texas roofers struggle to meet high demand with low supply

Time is running out to renew your driver’s license or ID

Today is opening day for the Azalea & Spring Flower Trail

Experts say winter blast might become most expensive natural disaster in Texas history

East Texas family raises awareness for Congenital Heart Defects

Impacts of raising the federal minimum wage

What you need to know about changes to the tax season

East Texas health professionals concerned about mental health effects from pandemic

Texas food banks could face grocery shortages next year

New eligibility requirement to get unemployment benefits in Texas

Special education teacher in Jacksonville finds second calling in competitive powerlifting

What you need to know going into flu season

  Some East Texans may have to wait months to renew or receive driver’s license

East Texas bars ready for governor’s signal to open

  Families withdrawing from public schools increase across the state

Aspiring med student-turned-winemaker helps launch wine facility in East Texas

Red Cross mapping areas of need following Hurricane Laura

TxDOT crews prepare roadways, offer tips for Hurricane Laura safety

  The difficulties masks impose to the deaf community

Jacksonville ISD looking at potential pandemic-related budget impacts

Commissioners court to vote on upgrades to Public Health Lab of East Texas

How school districts will disclose COVID-19 cases on campus

Next Normal: Your visit to municipal court

  How parents can prepare their students for changes at school

The Next Normal: Riding school buses and transportation safety