Karla was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and moved to El Paso when she was only 3years old. She was raised in El Paso and is a graduate of Eastwood High School.
Karla is also a proud graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. She furthered her education by getting her meteorology certification from Mississippi State University.
Karla has been at KVIA not once, but twice. She started working in KVIA’s administration department in 1999. A few years later she moved on to Los Angeles, where she worked at ABC network in affiliate relations. When she returned El Paso in 2001, she rejoined KVIA. She is now part of ABC-7’s StormTRACK Weather Team, and you can watch her on the weekends on ABC-7 at 5, 6 and 10.
Karla is also a part of KVIA’s management team. She is program director for KVIA’s four stations; KVIA-DT (ABC), KVIA-DT2 (CW), KVIA-DT3 (StormTRACK Weather) and KVIA-DT4 (Azteca America).
Karla has a wonderful family and awesome friends, whom she loves very much and with whom she enjoys spending quality time.
She also has a Pomchi named Chubaka, whom she loves dearly. She is a fitness enthusiast and is an avid runner. She has run the Rio Grande and Long Beach Marathons.
Karla has also been a dancer since she was a young girl. She has danced in "The Nutcracker" with Ballet El Paso, and has danced jazz and hip-hop competitively and professionally.
Karla is also a world traveler who has visited the Holy Land, Europe, Russia and Thailand, to name a few.