Before moving to Texas, Vanessa hosted an environmental program on "City of Miami TV," co-hosted a sports podcast, and worked as an associate producer at WFOR, the CBS owned and operated station in Miami.
Vanessa earned a Masters Degree from the University of Miami in Broadcast Journalism, and was honored with the "Award of Excellence." She received a Bachelors Degree from Boston College. While studying, Vanessa found time to intern with MSNBC, Univision Networks, WFOR, WSVN, and volunteer at University of Miami's award winning student produced newscast "NewsVision" as a reporter, anchor, editor and producer.
Vanessa is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, and enjoys volunteering with Loyola Law School's Environmental Law & Maritime Law Societies.
She now lives in Uptown with her husband and their two turtles. In her spare time, Vanessa loves to explore New Orleans by finding interesting shops, restaurants and activities around the city. If you have any story suggestions, she would love to hear from you. You can send her an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or introduce yourself on her facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/vanessabolanowgno