Renee Santos Biography
Renee Santos is a Hispanic-American Public Information officer for the California Department of Consumer Affairs. She is also a professional reporter working for CBS13. Renee has sharpened her skills by working at other media outlets such as KGNS, KSNV, and KOVR. As a reporter, Santos has had the opportunity to cover news from all sectors of life.
Renee Santos Age and Spouse
Renee comes from Hispanic immigrant parents who migrated to the United States with the hopes of getting a better life. They eventually did and gave Santos and her siblings the opportunity to excel. Evidently, Renee, who was born on 21st April 1992, has succeeded and hopes to start her family and give back the same love she received from her parents. She is engaged to Cesar Balderas who is a school counselor and coach. They got engaged on 14th November 2021.
Renee Santos Education
Growing up, Santos always wanted to represent people from her community, and becoming a journalist was the best strategy that came to her mind. In 2010, she enrolled at California State University in Fresno where she studied for a degree in Mass Communication and Media studies. Graduating, gave her the legal ground of pursuing her dreams.
Renee Santos Career
Santos was lucky to find a job shortly after graduating. She started at KGNS TV as a reporter. Here, Santos got the ropes of journalism. During the two years she worked there, she learned reporting and breaking news, producing news, and script writing. She later left the media station and joined News 4, San Antonio, as a reporter. The experience was similar as she had to do the same things although in a different context.
She reported for News 4 for 2 years before later leaving for KSNV News 3 in Las Vegas to work as a reporter. Her major breakthrough came in 2019 when she joined KOVR-TV CBS Sacramento. Here, she had to serve large groups and those belonging to the Latin community. Santos became a regular figure on TV leading her to get widespread recognition. At the end of 2021, she joined the California Department of Consumer Affairs where she was the Public Information Officer. Unlike, in media outlets, Santos had to inform the public specifically on the issues that pertain to the media group. Although the scope of access to information became limited, working at the group gave her a deeper understanding of consumer affairs in California.
All through her career as a journalist, Renee has had the opportunity to cover crime, politics, elections, and sports, all of which have had national and international attention. In 2018, she won a Lone Star Emmy.
Renee Santos Success, Salary, and Height
When she is not working, Renee loves to spend time with her fiance, friends, and family. She participates in community activities by participating in gatherings of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. Through the association, she is an inspiration to young women who want to replicate her success. She also gets to interact with veteran Hispanic journalists to get their perspective on remaining effective in journalism despite the changing times.
Apart from her professionalism, Renee’s physical attributes complement her work. Her height is 5 feet and 6 inches tall, which is a fit for journalism. She also earns well from her work. Her salary could be $70,000 per year.