Perla López Baray began her journalist career in the Southwest while studying Journalism and Mass Communications at New Mexico State University. Her passion for journalism began at a young age in Mexico, her native country, where she entertained herself interviewing her family with her grandfather's camcorder.
Even though Perla has been in the United Stated for several years, she has never forgotten her Hispanic roots and has always reflected a great interest in helping the Hispanic community. As a student at NMSU, Perla was awarded for her participation in the production, direction and presentation of a Spanish News segment during the half hour of an English newscast. Her qualities caught the attention of KLUZ-TV, an Univision affiliate in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she worked as a reporter and fill in anchor.
For Perla, it was very difficult to leave her family and friends back in the Land of Enchantment, but the opportunity to be part of the only Spanish Edition in Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey brought her to Allentown, where she plans to promote education and the richness of the whole spectrum of the Hispanic culture in the region.
When Perla is not working, she likes to read, sing and practice winter sports.