News, weather and sports anchor as well as news and sports producer for Telemundo Abilene. Cristina also produces news stories for Telemundo Abilene, the only local Spanish news station in Abilene, TX. She joined the team in August 2018.
She was born in Guanajuato, Mexico and raised in San Diego, CA before moving to Dallas, TX.
Cristina graduated Magna Cum Laude from The University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in Communication in Broadcasting with a minor in Marketing. There, she practiced many roles such as bilingual reporter for the University’s newscasts, UTA News and UTA news en Español. She was also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).
Cristina gained great experience in her internships for Dallas-Fort Worth news stations, Univision and Telemundo. During her internships, she produced news stories that went on air. She also worked behind the scenes in an all student produced news segment, Proyecto U, for Univision Dallas.
Cristina is a young communicator who loves to tell stories. Her favorite part of the job is getting to know people in their community and being able to be their voice.
In her free time, you can find Cristina catching up on a TV series, learning dance choreography, struggling to get to the gym, or trying out new restaurants.
To learn more about Cristina Garcia, you can visit her Facebook page @cristinagarciatv or follow her on twitter @xtinagarciatv. Feel free to reach out to her to with story ideas or to just to say hello.
Cristina’s Fact File
Favorite food: Tacos and corn.
Favorite vacation destination: Anywhere with a beach!
Favorite artists: Selena, Shakira, Mana, J Balvin, Banda MS, Bruno Mars and Marc Anthony.
Hobbies: Traveling, photography, dancing, singing, and playing piano.