Mario Montalvo

Mario was hired at Action News Now as Redding bureau chief in May of 2016.

Title: Redding Bureau Chief

Mario was born and raised in South Texas.

He earned a bachelor degree in journalism with an emphasis in broadcasting and a minor in Spanish from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX.

In college, Mario interned at the Fort Worth Weekly and was a production assistant KXAS NBC 5 in Dallas.

After college, he got his first reporter job at KGET in Bakersfield before getting hired at Action News Now as Redding bureau chief in May of 2016.

Mario now calls Redding home. He loves the outdoors, and in his spare time enjoys shopping for records and traveling.

Recent Posts by Mario Montalvo

Redding Women's March Draws Hundreds

Speakers touched on topics like acceptance, compassion and overcoming hate.

Hundreds in Redding Rally in Support of Trump Border Wall

More than 200 people stood on the side of a major street holding signs in support of the president.

Hung Jury for Second Time in Juan Venegas Case

For the second time in the murder trial of Juan Venegas, the jury could not reach a unanimous decision and declare a verdict in the case.

Shasta County Woman Pleads not Guilty in Illegal Botox Case

Authorities say that Susan Tancreto pleaded not guilty to eight felony charges on Thursday.

Second Juror Replaced in Venegas Retrial

Another juror was replaced by an alternate in the retrial of a man accused of burning a gas station clerk alive.

Day Two of Deliberation in Venegas Case, Still No Verdict

Jurors were sent home for the weekend Friday with no decision in the case against Juan Venegas.

Trailer With Building Supplies Stolen From Carr Fire Victims

Couple says the incident adds insult to injury.

First Babies of 2019 in Shasta County are Twins

Mom gives birth to twin boys just minutes after midnight.

CHP Maximum Enforcement Period Kicks off for New Year's

All available officers will be out trying to keep roads as safe as possible.

Traffic Stop Leads to Manhunt in Redding

Redding police are still looking for a man who crashed a stolen pickup truck into a dentist’s office after a failed traffic stop at around 9:15 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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