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.
Food banks are still in high demand and families are still struggling with food shortage. Around this time is when we’d be seeing the fruits of the labor of many farmers, but over a month after the winter freeze, there’s much less production.
The Van Zandt County Justice Center is wrapping up one month of their revived jail ministry program. The goal is to keep inmates from returning to jail and help better themselves for during and after their time is served.
Several roofing companies statewide are struggling with supply and demand. According to some roofers in East Texas, it’s been especially tough dealing with a constant flow of demand and reduced supply.
Time is running out for Texas Drivers who need to renew their license or I-d. Around this time a year ago, Governor Gregg Abbott granted a waiver on expired driver’s licenses and id’s because of the pandemic. This allowed Texas drivers to use an expired card, but this waver is set to be lifted on Ap
Today is the opening day for the Azalea & Spring Flower Trail and it’ll last through April 4th. Last year the annual event was downsized because of the pandemic and although they’re opening back up many of their events for this year, one blooming tradition won’t be the same -- the azaleas.
There hasn’t been an official estimate on the toll last week’s winter storm had on our state’s economy, but some experts are saying last week’s winter storm could be the most expensive disaster to hit the Lone Star state.
February is American Heart Month and this week is Congenital Heart Defects Awareness week. Congenital heart defects or CHD’s is when heart problems happen as a baby is developing during pregnancy. One East Texas family is raising CHD awareness for their son
What you can expect this tax season. Everything from the pandemic, increased unemployment, and legislation is impacting the way you file your taxes this you; what you should keep in mind according to a Tyler tax service owner.
U.S. Courts have gone digital since the pandemic began. Many doing virtual hearings through a program called zoom. If you need to go to municipal court your experience will be much different than it was before COVID-19.