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- Alyana Gomez, an award-winning journalist, and a self-described “chocolate lover” and “foodie,” is a weekend anchor and reporter for KTVU Fox2, California, Bay area’s number 1 news source.
- After growing up in Salisbury, Maryland, Gomez moved to the West Coast and currently lives with her husband and son close to work in the Bay area.
Personal Life, Family & Trivia :
- While working in Florida, Gomez met her current husband and proceeded to move with him to multiple cities as she pursued her career.
- In July of 2015, shortly after she began her career at NBC Connecticut, she had her first child, a son named Weston.
- The couple agreed it was time to find a permanent home. They settled on the Bay Area, and after leaving her job in Connecticut, they have been there ever since.
- When she is not reporting, Gomez spends her free time tasting new food with her husband or exploring the outdoors with her son.
- Gomez is bi-lingual and speaks both English and Spanish fluently.
- She is also a food-lover but balances her love of cooking & eating with her love of Zumba and Pilates.
Education Background & College :
- From an early age, Alyana always knew she had wanted to be in front of the camera, and when the time came to go to college, she jumped at the chance to pursue Arts at Salisbury University.
- In 2007, she began her college studies, joining organizations such as the Untouchables Dance Company, the Multicultural Student Services, the Lambda Pi Eta Sorority, and Peer Leaders.
- Eventually, Alyana found her true calling to be reporting and switched her major to journalism.
- She also studied at the Universidad de Málaga in Spain for two months, then returned to Salisbury. Alyana graduated in 2010 with her Bachelor’s degree.
Professional Timeline : Salary & Net worth
- Continuing her time in Salisbury, Gomez took a job right after college as an anchor and reporter for ABC’s WMDT 47 NEWS. There, she gained valuable skills as the noontime anchor and daytime reporter.
- During her time with WMDT, she was also awarded five Associated Press Awards for things like “Outstanding Enterprise Reporting” and “Outstanding In-Depth Reporting.”
- She even won an award in 2012 for her coverage of Hurricane Sandy.
- In May of 2013, Gomez moved to Florida and began to work for the Cox Media Group on Action News Jax as a Jacksonville reporter. There, she did investigative field reporting and earned an Emmy for her and her team’s coverage of the death and trial of Jordan Davis, a case similar to the infamous Trayvon Martin case.
- Gomez moved back up north in June of 2015 and became an anchor and reporter for NBC Connecticut. She became a part of their weekend morning show and led an investigative reporting unit based on consumer complaints.
- Eventually, Gomez obtained her current job on KTVU Fox2 and settled down with her family in the Bay area.