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.
Registrar's office still working to tally votes in Shasta County.
Turtle Bay School went on lockdown after police got reports of a suspicious man nearby.
The lawsuit which claims a 121-percent jump in crime in the past year.
Samuel Scholfield faces dozens of charges for setting more than 40 fires in Shasta County.
Residents can sleep easier knowing a suspect has been arrested in a string of suspicious fires that's terrorized their town.
Three house fires and a vegetation fire broke out early Friday morning in Anderson.
The total number of reported fires in the last few months in Cottonwood jumps to 23.
Shasta County Public Works and PG&E are working together to help illuminate downtown Cottonwood after a string of suspicious fires.
A volunteer firefighter in Igo is suing his former employer after he says he was fired for taking time off to fight the Carr Fire.
The man allegedly stole the trailer a family was living in after being evacuated from their home during the Carr Fire.