Karla was raised in Arcadia a small city in Southern California. She graduated from California State University, Long Beach, where she majored in Journalism and minored in Spanish.
Before joining KAPP-KVEW she worked at KABC Eyewitness News in Los Angeles as a news assistant. She began her career in news while working at MundoFOX 22 in Los Angeles as a programming assistant.
Karla is the proud daughter of Mexican immigrants, who came to this country looking for the American dream.
She is passionate about being involved in her new community in the Pacific Northwest.
Although Karla was raised in Southern California, home of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Lakers, she is a die heart fan of the San Diego Padres and Boston Celtics.
Karla has competed in multiples 5K and 10K runs and enjoys participating in triathlons. Every year she does the Nautica Malibu Triathlon as part of the Disney Tri Team and raises money for the Los Angeles Children’s Hospital.