Ciara Encinas is an Emmy award-winning journalist that joined KGUN 9 in April 2020. She is no stranger to Arizona. She is from Glendale, Arizona and is happy to continue to tell stories in the communities she knows best.
Ciara spent two years reporting in Yuma for the NBC-affiliate KYMA. There she covered the migrant crisis along the southern border, unsolved murders, and city issues.
She is a proud Wildcat and is proud to be back in Tucson. She graduated from the University of Arizona’s School of Journalism in 2018. During her time at UArizona she interned at local news in stations in Tucson and in Washington, DC at CBS Newspath.
Her passion lies in telling stories that matter to the community.