ABILENE, TX — Nereyda Vera is originally from Harlingen, Texas, however, she grew up in the Houston area. She recently graduated from Sam Houston State University with a bachelor of arts in mass communication and minor in Spanish. Although West Texas is new to her, Nereyda is excited to have joined the KXVA Fox 15 family. During her college days, she enjoyed working as the weather forecaster and producer for Huntsville’s Spanish local channel 7. She also continued her dancing career in ballet folklórico, worked as an SHSU campus tour guide and group fitness instructor, as well as made time for her sisterhood with AOII. When off the clock, Nereyda enjoys spending time with her family, trying new foods, watching romance movies or looking up the latest memes. You can see Nereyda’s latest stories on Fox 15 Abilene on the evening news at 6 and 10.

Follow Nereyda on her new adventure in west Texas on social media @NereydaNews. If you have a story you want to share, feel free to reach out to her at nvera@tegna.com