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: Lubbock’s Little Blue Trailer

  State of Texas addressing concerns about nursing homes during COVID-19

  City of Lubbock talks about COVID outbreaks in local nursing homes

  McGavock Nissan Lubbock donates $15,000 to families of fallen, injured first responders

  Pay it Forward: Helping a Lubbock man diagnosed with stage IV cancer in several areas of body

  Comedian, Writer & Director Steve Byrne talks about ‘The Opening Act’ movie showing in Lubbock theatre

  WATCH: Lubbock ‘dangerously close’ to being shut down by governor as hospitals fill with COVID patients

  TTU football donates shoes to help Amherst teen get service dog

  Pay It Forward: Helping Idalou’s youth flag football league

Region 17 awarded $1 million grant by USDA to help upgrade ‘distance’ learning in Lubbock area schools

  Lubbock TTU K-12 reports ‘huge’ increase in virtual learning enrollment

  Pay it Forward: home health nurse called ‘lifeline’ to loved one during pandemic

  City of Lubbock thanked by local veterans

  Lubbock Budweiser distributor hosts ‘drive-by parade’ for essential healthcare workers

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock celebrate 50th anniversary

  Lubbock firefighters return home after helping battle California wildfires

  Pay It Forward: Helping Levelland high school student collect food,snacks for fellow students

  Smyer toddler needs more minorities to sign up to become bone marrow donors

  City of Lubbock’s new COVID data system to debut Wednesday evening

  Pay it Forward: Helping Lubbock’s adult protective services’ silver star room

  Texas Tech officials: football home opener went well with new COVID guidelines

  Child born with internal organs outside of body treated at UMC

  Pay It Forward: WesTex gives back to Lubbock charity helping senior citizens, elderly

  Lions Club donates custom trike to Amherst woman with Cerebral Palsy

  Frenship ISD partnering with Evie Mae’s to help students in BBQ cooking competitions

  Pay It Forward: Giving back to Lubbock-Cooper East Elementary’s lead custodian

  Lubbock firefighters deployed to battle wildfires in California

  Pay It Forward: surprising a Frenship ISD’s Oakridge elementary school secretary

  Texas Tech University, Lubbock Christian University and South Plains College’s first day back on campus

  Pay it Forward: Surprising Lubbock mother caring for children with medical conditions