Carolina Astrain

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Carolina has been a Weekend Anchor/Reporter for the Victoria Television Group since October 2019.

She moved to Victoria from her hometown of Humble, TX in 2012 to work as the Education Reporter for the Victoria Advocate. Carolina won 1st place in Investigative In-Depth Reporting for her coverage of the achievement gap within the Victoria school district in 2014. She also worked as the Digital Editor for the newspaper during Hurricane Harvey and designed an award-winning digital landing page and spearheaded digital and social media operations for the print media organization. She worked as a social media consultant/editor for To Do Victoria, an events calendar and blog from 2018 to 2019.​

Carolina has been a Victoria Business and Education Coalition volunteer for since 2013, helping first and second grade students with their reading and writing skills at Hopkins Elementary School. She has also served as a volunteer and board member for the Victoria Bach Festival since 2016; co-founded the Victoria Film Society in 2015. Carolina has also served as volunteer coach at the MU J-School HS Workshop since 2017.  ​​

On her free time she enjoys DJing parties, walking her dog Spartacus and listening to records.​

Have a story idea? Send Carolina an email at castrain@victoriatelevision.com.

Articles

Stroman Middle School student wins Regional Spelling Bee

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Mayor Rawley McCoy fought for the homeless, small businesses throughout pandemic

Four candidates seeking seats on Victoria I.S.D. board

District 18 State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst releases statement on passing of Mayor McCoy

Remembering Mayor Rawley McCoy

Victoria mayor dies of heart attack Friday

Mayor Rawley McCoy has passed away

Students undergo screeners to determine return to in-person learning

Fourteen percent of Victoria I.S.D. elementary students are learning remotely

Cleanup of red diesel spill continues on Old Goliad Road

Atlas Oil diesel spill investigation and cleanup efforts continue

Milk, eggs offered to families in need at V.I.S.D. admin building

Over 124,000 gallons of red diesel, water collected from Dry Creek

Local, state workers continue to cleanup oil spill

DPS working crash on U.S. Highway 77 South

County agencies urge Crossroads residents to stay off roads

Victoria Farmers' Market may close early due to weather

University of Houston-Victoria students to celebrate the Lunar New Year

Public agencies advise staying off roads, protecting pipes ahead of freezing temperatures

Family Outdoor Expo provides outdoor experiences for families

Family Outdoor Expo provides outdoor experiences for families

Crossroads Heart and Stroke Walk goes virtual

Victoria Farmers' Market sees more vendors than before

Contemporary art museum preparing for next installation after Sunday

Stroman Middle School student wins county bee

SBA loan delay causes Beeville business owner to lay off 13 employees

Victoria I.S.D. board members move forward with $156.8 million bond proposal

Board members will vote on whether to add the measure to the May 2021 ballot on Tuesday

Police officer who ran red light has had two additional on-duty wrecks

V.I.S.D. board focused on gathering feedback ahead of finalizing bond details

Two police vehicles involved in late-night wreck

Victoria man arrested after ramming into multiple vehicles

County leaders to consider new appointments to airport commission

New disc golf course coming to Patriot Park

Gun fired at Port Lavaca fast-food restaurant

A pillar of the Victoria community remembered for her outreach

VPD reports multiple overnight vehicle burglaries

Thirteen new, confirmed cases in Victoria County

What you need to know before filing your taxes this year

Eighth-graders, parents learn about early college opportunities through higher education partnerships

Victoria I.S.D. board seeks more community feedback on proposed $157 million bond

Victoria I.S.D. Education Foundation to host telethon instead of in-person fundraiser

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