Karla Huelga joined KTNV-TV's Weather team in June of 2015. She is currently the weekend prime time meteorologist and is thrilled to be in the beautiful Las Vegas Valley!
Karla comes to Action News from KVIA in El Paso, Texas where she was the weekend prime time meteorologist and program director for KVIA's four stations; KVIA-DT (ABC), KVIA-DT2 (CW), KVIA-DT3 (ABC-7 News Now) and KVIA-DT4 (Azteca). Karla worked at KVIA not once, but twice. She started working in KVIA’s administration department during her college years. A few years later she moved on to Los Angeles, where she worked at the ABC Television Network in affiliate relations. When she returned to El Paso, she rejoined KVIA.
Karla is also a graduate of the University of Texas at El Paso, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. She furthered her education by getting her meteorology certification from Mississippi State University.
Karla was born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, and moved to El Paso when she was only three years old. Karla has a wonderful family and amazing friends, whom she loves very much and with whom she enjoys spending quality time. She also has a Pomchi named Chubaka and a Terrier named Bunny, whom she loves dearly!
Karla is an avid runner. She has run the Rio Grande and Long Beach Marathons. Karla loves football, especially NFL! She is a big Oakland Raiders fan as her father grew up in the Bay Area, and she grew up watching the games with her dad.