- KOAT HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INCGENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER
Anna Velasquez joined the Action 7 News team in September 2010. You'll see her uncovering stories and revealing the day's events.
After graduating from the University of Washington, Anna began her broadcasting career at KIMA-TV in Yakima, WA. She then anchored and reported at KLEW-TV in Lewiston, ID.
Anna was part of an Emmy-award winning team at KIRO-TV in Seattle, WA. The group reported live from the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln. Anna told the stories of sailors-- who they were and how they protected our country while at sea.
In 2008, she assumed weekend anchor duties at KGET-TV in Bakersfield, CA.
From there it was an easy decision to come to KOAT, since Anna's family had recently moved to Albuquerque. Her younger sister is a second-year resident at UNM and her brother is a local musician.
"Living here is now a dream come true for me, because I am finally reunited with my family," said Anna.
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