Where Is Angelica Carrillo Going? The noted morning news anchor of KOLD News 13, Carrillo, has parted ways with the news channel.
Angelica Carrillo, a celebrated journalist who joined KOLD News 13 in April 2016, has wrapped up her last morning show and is leaving the station.
Born in Douglas, Arizona, and raised in Silver City, New Mexico, the desert southwest is close to her heart.
For seven years, she has been a familiar face to Tucson residents who began their mornings with her.
However, Angelica has decided to move on and enjoy a more relaxed schedule. She bid a sweet goodbye to her audience during her on-air farewell.
Many people in Tucson are curious about her future plans and whether she will continue working in the broadcast industry.
Where Is Angelica Carrillo Going After Leaving Kold News?
Angelica Carrillo has decided to take a break from her hectic on-air schedule after ten years in the broadcast industry.
She has made it clear through social media and on-air announcements that she has decided to prioritize getting more sleep and focusing on herself.
Her last day at KOLD News 13 was on April 20, and her colleagues gave her an emotional farewell on air, sharing funny memories of their time together.
While Carrillo has not yet announced her future plans, it is evident that she is taking time off to rest and rejuvenate.
Fellow reporter Jack Cooper wished her well on social media, suggesting that she may be leaving for a “new job opportunity.”
The reporter has received various awards for her outstanding work in journalism, particularly in her coverage of both sides of the US/Mexican border.
She reported on the immigration and humanitarian crisis during the 2018 Migrant Caravans in Tijuana, Mexico, and continued reporting from different communities.
She received a Northwest Regional Emmy Award in 2016 for reporting on the Umpqua Community College shooting in Oregon.
Angelica Carrillo New Job And Salary Details
Currently, there is no news suggesting Angelica Carrillo’s next job or project she might be taking after leaving KOLD News 13.
It has been reported that Angelica Carrillo’s yearly earnings fall from $40,000 to $110,500; nevertheless, the reporter has not mentioned it herself.
Carrillo earned her AA degree in liberal studies from Western New Mexico University in 2009.
Afterward, she earned a BS in Mass Communication and another in Biology from the University of New Mexico in 2013.
The news reporter worked in the Pacific Northwest for several years before joining KOLD.
She began her career in television news as a Multimedia Journalist at KCBY-TV in Coos Bay, Oregon.
She later served as the Weekend Anchor and Weather Forecaster for the CBS and NBC affiliates in Eugene.
While initially planning to attend medical school, she changed her mind and interned for three years at KOAT-TV in Albuquerque until she graduated.
In 2016, Angelica Carrillo returned to her roots and joined KOLD News 13 in Tucson.
After working as a multimedia journalist for a year, she started covering breaking news and co-anchoring the morning newscasts with Andrew Capasso.
In addition to her anchoring duties, Carrillo reported live from the scene of major events, delivered weather forecasts, and even produced stories for the channel.