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

  Pay It Forward: The Parenting Cottages Lubbock

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock’s Richard Milburn Academy

  West Texas Chapter of Canine Companions for independence stopped by for a “Pup-date”

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock woman nominated for kindness, generosity to children

  Pay It Forward: Wolfforth daughter nominates mom for helping through ‘hard times’

  Lubbock businesses donating to area first responders

  Lubbock police, fire chiefs grateful for 'overwhelming’ support at memorial for first responders

  Pay It Forward: Surprising a teacher at Lubbock’s Honey Elementary

Second grade class shows up to support classmate, adopted after 3 years in foster care

  Lubbock ISD teams up with GermBlast to spray schools to combat germs

  Pay It Forward: Lubbock waitress at Logan’s Roadhouse goes above and beyond for a customer

  Lubbock, Hockley and Garza County Sheriffs provide Crisis Intervention Team training to jail staff in unique way

  Lubbock police chief: Recent crime level at downtown club is ‘unacceptable’

  Lubbock Depot District business speaks out after New Year nightclub shooting

  Texas DPS Troopers update on Friday morning crashes outside of Slaton

  Pay It Forward: Santa and Buddy the Elf visit Lubbock daycare

United Market Street location blesses Lubbock customers with groceries after power outage

  Trump Shop in Lubbock sees increase in sales after impeachment vote

  Pay It Forward: Kicking off Wolfforth EMS and Fire Department’s 2019 Toy Drive

A Lubbock man, community help the Salvation Army out with ‘missing angels’

  New TABC permit allows third party delivery of alcoholic beverages to Texas customers

  Pay It Forward: Surprising a Covenant Medical Group employee

  Lubbock’s 2019 U Can Share Food Drive breaks record for number of meals raised

  Pay It Forward: Abernathy United Church helping the community

  Alzheimer’s Association West Texas Chapter offers training for families, professionals dealing with disease

Lubbock’s Salvation Army prepares about 1,000 meals for community Thanksgiving event

  Pay It Forward: Handing out free turkeys, hams at Market Street

Lubbock doctor talks about preventing the spread of flu, illnesses during holidays

  Pay It Forward Follow up: Church pays it forward to local elementary school

  Local students participating in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade