Julie Castaneda

Julie Castaneda

Lubbock, TX

Julie grew up in Shallowater, Texas. She joined KCBD in August 2018 after working two years in Midland as a news producer. She graduated from Texas Tech University in May of 2016 with her Bachelors in Broadcast Journalism. She also graduated with an Associate of Arts degree from South Plains College. Julie has a daughter, Lanna. They like to read books, watch movies, dance and spend time with friends and family.


  • Texas Tech University, South Plains College

Recent Articles by Julie

  Amherst teen with cerebral palsy holds shoe drive to obtain a service dog

  Lubbock’s Monument of Courage dedicated on Purple Heart Day

  TABC offering bars, breweries a chance to reclassify and reopen

  Pay It Forward: Wolfforth woman spreads cheer, joy during pandemic

  Down the rabbit hole at Krank Koffie Co. in Brownfield’s town square

  Pay It Forward: Helping a program at Idalou ISD that provides snacks to students

  Pay It Forward: Recognizing City of Lubbock’s Solid Waste Deparment’s hard work duing pandemic

  Lubbock man completes 950+ mile bike tour across Texas to raise funds for business, non-profit

  Dog missing for 3.5 years reunited with Lubbock family

2 Lubbock middle school teams win national title at Army’s eCyberMission’s STEM competition

  Lubbock’s Adult Protective services giving AC units to qualified elderly, disabled

  Pay It Forward: WesTex gives back to City of Lubbock’s Health Department

  Lubbock County begins firework, trash clean up after fourth of July holiday celebrations

  Lubbock business owner riding 935 miles across Texas to raise awareness for ‘differently awesome’ non-profit organization

  Pay It Forward: Teaming up with tea company to give back to the community

City of Lubbock’s Health Department adding COVID-19 screening sites

  Lubbock bar owners shocked, worried by Gov. Abbott’s order to close

  Lubbock veteran & family honored in ‘notes of love’ ceremony

  Pay It Forward: WesTex Federal Credit Union teams up with Kona Ice to give back to Lubbock Community

  Pay It Forward: Hospice of Lubbock’s ‘We Honor Veterans’ program

  Klemke’s owner talks about support, update 1 year after fire destroyed his building in Slaton

  Pay it Forward: Surprising shoppers at United Supermarkets in Lubbock

How to avoid falling victim to roofing scammers

  Lubbock’s Adult Protective Services offers help to elderly suffering during isolation

  Pay It Forward: Salvation Army Employee gives back to others, community

South Plains College Culinary Program talks about impact of COVID-19; offer class to laid off, furloughed employees

  Legal Aid of Northwest Texas shares eviction advice for tenants

Lubbock dog parade brings smiles to residents in nursing, rehabilitation facilities

  LPD’s Homeless Outreach Team patrolling on bicycles downtown

  Lubbock County Judge talks about eviction proceedings resuming