Valerie Cavazos is a Tucson native and University of Arizona grad, with more than 20 years of television news experience.
She’s worked in some of the top competitive markets - reporter in Boston, Massachusetts, anchor in Albany, New York and primary anchor in Hartford, Connecticut. She also co-created the nation's first Interactive Newscast in 1994 in South Bend, Indiana.
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When Valerie's not reporting, she spends as much time as she can having fun with her husband, Jim Parisi, two children, two dogs and two hamsters. Her favorite number is 2.
Valerie was on the anchor desk at KOLD for nearly 5 years, before launching her own multimedia company, which focused on education and cultural issues. She put her passion and creative experience to work producing innovative ½ hour magazine-style television shows, such as Hispanic Heritage, Livin' Latin with Valerie Cavazos, and 21st Century Success | In the Classroom and Workforce.
Valerie spent several years extensively researching the changes and challenges in education as well as the 21st century workforce.