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Friday, March 13, 2020

Anavid Reyes joins KPRC

Anavid Reyes, KVUE 24 Austin morning traffic anchor, joins KPRC 2 in same role



Anavid Reyes is leaving KVUE 24 Austin where she has been the morning traffic anchor for the last three years to come back to Houston and take the same role at KPRC 2.

UPDATE
Did KPRC traffic reporter meltdown on live TV?

So we now know the answer to the much asked question, who is taking over morning traffic on channel 2 after Jennifer Reyna

Here is what she posted on Facebook:

So hard to say goodbye to this crew, but the time has come... today was my last day as part of #KVUE Daybreak’s morning team serving as their Traffic Anchor for the past 3 years. It’s been an awesome ride, mostly because of this bunch. A big thank you to our loyal viewers who tuned in every morning to watch this crazy crew!
I am happy to announce I’ll be joining KPRC2 / Click2Houston morning team as their Traffic Anchor. I’m THRILLED to be joining such a wonderful team. It’s home for this Houston native, a HUGE blessing to be even closer now to family.

So many people have been asking me about where Jennifer Reyna is heading. I have no idea at this point, but at least we know who is taking over her position.

But back to Reyes, this will actually be a homecoming because back in 2015, she was a web editor for click2houton.com. You might have also heard her as a News92FM KROI feature reporter and web editor from 2013 to 2015.

After Houston, Reyes went to work for KTAB-KRBC Abilene in 2015. She moved to KVUE Austin in 2017.

Reyes, who was born in Monterrey, Mexico, but raised in Houston, is a University of Texas at San Antonio grad. She interned at KABB San Antonio.


UPDATE

KPRC 2 officially announces Anavid Reyes hiring for morning traffic position after Jennifer Reyna:

April 3, 2020 – Houston, TX – In an effort to better serve our community now and even more so after this crisis passes, KPRC 2 continues to add resources to newscasts. Houston-native Anavid Reyes will join the KPRC 2 News Today team as Traffic Reporter/Investigator and will hit the air in early April. She will also be spearheading KPRC’s “What’s Driving Houston” mobility initiative.

Reyes comes to KPRC from KVUE-TV in Austin, where she helped launch the traffic department and served as the station’s Daybreak morning traffic anchor. She has also worked in Abilene, Texas, where she produced, wrote, edited, reported and anchored an all-Spanish newscast for Telemundo, as well as in English for the company’s sister stations, KRBC-TV and KTAB-TV News. Prior to that Anavid worked as a web editor for KPRC’s Click2Houston.com digital platform and served as a feature reporter and web editor at Houston’s News 92FM.

Born in Monterrey, Mexico, Anavid’s family moved to Houston when she was a child. She attended Langham Creek High School, then the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is the first college graduate in her family.

“It’s great having a Native Houstonian on our team,” says Dave Strickland, KPRC 2 News Director. “Anavid’s knowledge of our city, our streets and our culture will make her a huge asset to our team and the communities we continue to serve.”

Anavid considers herself to be a HUGE foodie and an avid animal lover, who looks forward to bringing her husband and three fur babies back to Houston to be closer to her family and her mom’s delicious tamales.

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