Melanie Camacho joined KCBD NewsChannel 11 as an MMJ/Reporter in March 2019 and is excited to be reporting in the Hub City!
She comes from Miami, Florida and graduated from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
At Emerson, she had the opportunity to work in the newsroom there for RTDNA student chapter, WEBN. There, she picked up a camera for the first time and learned how to report on stories, which led to her covering a couple of snowstorms, the Parkland high school shooting that devastated the country, the 2017 Boston Marathon and the 2017 Academy Awards in Los Angeles. She was also accepted to the Emerson Los Angeles program where was able to study and intern at E! News. She also later interned at E! News in New York City.
Melanie is eager to find and tell Lubbock’s news and tell the community what’s happening in the area.
If you have a story idea, you can shoot her a message at email@example.com and follow her on Facebook!
Temperatures are expected to reach as high as 105 degrees on Sunday and Monday. With this extreme heat in the forecast, Dr. Richard Dexter, physician with Covenant Health ER Milwaukee, says people exposed to it are at risk for heat exhaustion, or even heat stroke.
Starting in September, establishments with a Brewer’s Permit will be able to offer beer-to-go. Customers will be able to take 288 ounces of beer in sealed containers such as a growler, which looks like a jug, or a crowler, which resembles a beer can.
Keith Lammons with the Texas A&M Forest Service says that even though Lubbock has potential for fires, Lubbock has more protection because of all of the irrigation and wetter lands from the agriculture.
Today, hundreds of West Texas farmers met outside Lubbock today at Cook’s Garage to listen to presentations that regarded industrial hemp. Local farmers where there to meet out-of-state farmers that grow hemp, learn how hemp’s fibers can be used to make clothing and other materials, and speak to ot
It can be tricky packing a lunch for your child that will keep their brains and bodies functioning at their best potential, which is why Lubbock dietitian is urging families to plan ahead when it comes to what foods you want to buy, cook, and send with your kids to school.
After a burglary on Wednesday at East Lubbock church "Compassionate Heart Ministries", Pastors Juan and Xylina Gutierrez are left nearly empty-handed of items they normally use for their services including two speakers, two monitors, two keyboards, an acoustic guitar and more.
A refrigerant for air conditioners called called R-22- otherwise known as freon- will stop being produced in January, according to the Emergency Protection Agency. A Lubbock A/C expert is encouraging people to weigh their options, saying purchasing a new A/C is the way to go.
Lubbock Police say that burglaries from January to June of last year were a little higher than the numbers of January to June of this year. This is why they're encouraging the public to take precautions.
It's easy to get confused with what organic truly means. Although the term is used frequently, the Director of the Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market, Larry Simmons, says it's a term the state gives to a farm, which means it meets certain qualifications.
Matt Rose with LP&L says Lubbockites have to take extra steps, if they want to take control of their electric bill. There are so many steps you can take, but knowing that your A/C is going to hike up your bill is the first place to start.
With 9,500 people estimated to be diagnosed with skin cancer every day in the United States, Family Nurse Practitioner with Lubbock Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, says wearing sunscreen is crucial because it blocks UV rays from sinking into your skin.