Good Morning Tucson Executive Producer, Elizabeth Jimenez,  better known as EJ

EJ Jimenez


Good Morning Tucson Executive Producer

EJ is the Executive Producer for Good Morning Tucson, she joined KGUN 9 in June 2017 after working in Beaumont, Texas as a News Producer.

EJ was born in raised in Beaumont, Texas which is just east of Houston. Since a teenager, EJ was involved with production work and grew her talents while helping in independent projects and for her church's broadcasted shows. It was during her college career that she decided to continue pursuing her passion, majoring in Media Production at the University of Houston.

During her time at UH, EJ studied both television and film. She was part of multiple independent projects, including the team that won a national competition for Walmart's advertising campaign. The campaign package aired on television and across digital platforms for three months. EJ also minored in Italian Studies and studied abroad in Florence, Italy. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Houston with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in just three years. Go Coogs!

After graduating from college, she then pursued a job in the news industry where she started as an Associate Producer at KBMT/KJAC in Beaumont. After three months, she became a full-time news producer for 12News Daybreak and then was the acting Executive Producer soon after.

After two years in Beaumont, EJ then took a job in Tucson as the EP of Good Morning Tucson at KGUN9. She oversees the morning show, while also contributing to the digital content.

Whenever she finds free time, EJ enjoys playing video games, exploring Tucson, traveling, sharpening her computer/graphic design skills and is always showing her UH Cougar pride.


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