Victor Lopez (Journalist)

Last Updated on 8 months by General

Victor made his debut with the NewsWest 9 news team as a reporter in 2007. His commitment and talent eventually led him to secure a place on the anchor desk in 2011, marking a significant milestone in his career.

Victor’s contributions as a reporter have not gone unnoticed. The Texas Associated Press Broadcasters recognized his outstanding work, and he proudly became part of the “Best Morning Show” in 2011, as voted by TAPB.

Some of Victor’s favorite reporting assignments include his week-long coverage of The Rockhouse Fire in Fort Davis in April 2011. He revisited this story one year later in 2012, offering follow-up coverage that added depth to the narrative. Victor also has a strong affinity for accompanying law enforcement on ride-alongs, witnessing firsthand their efforts to apprehend wrongdoers.

A native West Texan, Victor was born in Lamesa and raised in Welch. He graduated with honors from Dawson High School. During his academic journey, he was honored with the “Don and Sybil Harrington Honor Scholarship” at WTSU in Canyon, which is now known as WTAMU.

Beyond his journalism career, Victor indulges in acting and guest directing, pursuing these creative interests when time allows.

More recently, Victor transitioned to Midland, marking a move from Odessa, where he had spent the last 21 years. His contributions to the field of journalism continue to be a testament to his dedication and passion for storytelling.

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