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