KTRK abc13 Stretch Your Dollar reporter Patricia Lopez is packing it up from the station's 4pm newscast and moving to the morning news she announced tonight:
Hey, friends, I'm moving to the #1 morning show in Houston. I'm really excited about my newest opportunity at Ch. 13, taking Stretch Your Dollar and much more to the mornings. I'll join Tom, Sharron, Casey and Don every morning starting tomorrow (Tues). Can't wait!! See you bright and early.
She came to KTRK in 2007 from WPIX New York where she was a reporter for almost two years.
Before that she worked as a reporter at KCNC-TV Denver and KOKI-TV Tulsa.
Outside of local television news, Lopez has also made guest host appearances on ABC's The View. That means Lopez could be tapped if things don't work out for Jenny McCarthy on the Barbara Walters led show...hey, you never know.
Lopez is a Kingwood High and University of Oklahoma graduate.
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