Catalina Villegas moved to California from Colombia in the late 90s. Since then, her career has taken her to Nevada and cross-country to Washington D.C. Come 2017, Catalina finally returned home to California. Today, Catalina is proudly anchoring and reporting for Spectrum News 1 SoCal. Like most SoCal lovers, Catalina can’t get enough of the delicious food trucks throughout the area, especially when they have Mexican or Italian cuisine.
Catalina’s favorite stories to tell are the untold stories within her diverse community. She’s covered everything from the deep web to snowstorms, politics and more. This veteran reporter is known for her passion for politics and her extensive experience in every area of the newsroom, from anchoring, to producing and reporting.
Not only is Catalina a pro in everything news-related, she’s also an avid traveler. When she’s not on the job, she’s wandering the world meeting new people and seeing new places.