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Friday, October 17, 2014

KTVT CBS 11 adds Gilma Avalos and Lisa Villegas

Gilma Avalos and Lisa Villegas will Team Up for Weekend Editions of CBS 11 News This Morning

Lisa Villegas joined CBS 11 in September from KRGV-TV in Weslaco.

Dallas-Fort Worth – CBS 11 today announced Gilma Avalos and Lisa Villegas as the on-air team for the CBS 11 News Saturday Morning (8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.) and CBS 11 News Sunday Morning (7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.).

News anchor Gilma Avalos was most recently a reporter for WTVJ-TV in Miami. Prior to that, she was an anchor/reporter for News 12 in the Bronx, N.Y. Avalos is a graduate of Columbia University and is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. She will join CBS 11 beginning Oct. 27.

Meteorologist Lisa Villegas joined CBS 11 in September from KRGV-TV in Weslaco, Tex., where she was the weekday morning and noon meteorologist. Prior to that, she was the weekend morning and evening meteorologist at KLFY-TV in Lafayette, La. Villegas holds a bachelor of science in meteorology from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla.

CBS 11 is online at

(This post taken from release sent to me by CBS DFW)


  1. Sorry, but there's no way I could stomach seeing those eyebrows and that hair color as she struggles through reading news.

  2. Anon, I'm taking it you're not a big fan of Villegas.

  3. I like Villegas. She's knowledgeable and enthusiastic about her job .


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