James Munoz

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James Muñoz has worked in seven Texas television newsrooms since 1998 including KVII Amarillo, KIII Corpus Christi, KTRE Lufkin, KSAN San Angelo, KENS San Antonio, and KWES Midland.
He currently serves as morning anchor at Newscenter25.

Muñoz is a graduate of Texas Tech University and author of a memoir, “Some Monument to Last.” The book documents his interview with Walter Cronkite in 2000. That evening, Muñoz met his great-uncle Preston Doughty. Preston was able to provide a copy of “Our Doughty Familes”, which traces the Doughty family history to 1755.
Muñoz has strong ties to Texas. His third great-grandfather, James Murray Doughty, was a co-founder of the City of Rockport, the first superintendent of the King Ranch and Sheriff of Refugio County. Another ancestor, John Moses, came to Texas in 1847 and wrote a series of columns for the San Antonio Express-News from 1887 to 1890 under the pseudonym Sesom.
Muñoz has covered several major news stories including Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and the mass church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas.


State Fair of Texas cancelled due to COVID-19 Pandemic

State fair cancelled

Friday's Question of the Day

Happy Guessing

YMCA's Friend of Youth Annual Campaign underway

You can help a child with a membership to the YMCA

Carl Reiner passes away at 98

Comedy legend dead at 98

Plenty of COVID-19 tests available at Victoria Community Center

You can still get a free COVID-19 test today

Governor Abbott limits certain business to fight COVID-19

Governor Abbott takes executive action to contain spread of COVID-19

The Texas Zoo will require face masks

Face mask requirement at The Texas Zoo

Murder suspect Alexis Jarvis arrested in Colorado

Alexis Jarvis is accused in the death of Brian Doelle

Governor Abbott provides update on COVID-19 response

Gov. Abbott urges Texans to follow guidelines

National Dog Bite Awareness week starts June 14th

Letter carriers need help to prevent dog bites

Hurricane Townhall planned for Victoria

Hurricane Townhall set for June 18, 2020

The Texas Zoo is hiring

The Texas Zoo needs you

Update on COVID-19 cases in Victoria County

Four new cases of COVID-19 documented in Victoria County

Victoria Police officer celebrates three decades with department

Congratulations Sgt. Nieto

Moody Gardens reopens to guests

Moody Gardens sees progress in its first two weeks of reopening to the public

Lavaca county reports one new case of COVID-19

Lavaca county has ten active cases of COVID-19

DeWitt county documents six new cases of COVID-19

DeWitt county reports six new cases of COVID-19 on June 4th

Congressman Cloud announces Congressional App Challenge

Congressman Cloud's Congressional App Challenge

Victoria County reporting an 8th death due to COVID-19

Victoria County has now documented eight deaths due to COVID-19

Victoria Emergency workers respond to crash at 2800 Arroyo Dr.

One man taken to the hospital following crash

Stolen firearms found by Victoria County Sheriff's Office

Weapons recovered in firearm theft

Gov. Abbott expands COVID-19 testing to underserved communities

COVID-19 testing for underserved communities

Governor Abbott addresses Tropical Storm Cristobal

State of Texas prepared ahead of Tropical Storm Cristobal

U.S. Rep. Michael Cloud addresses turmoil in America

U.S. Rep. Cloud on turmoil in America

Governor Abbott announces Phase III to open Texas

Phase III to open Texas released

Governor Abbott updates response to protest violence

Governor Abbott calls for unity and peaceful protests

Victoria police charge man in cemetery crash

Man charged with DWI in cemetery crash

Governor Abbott concerned about out of state protesters

Governor Abbott, U.S. Attorneys Announce Federal Prosecution For Protest Agitators Violating Federal Law

One new COVID-19 case documented in Victoria county

Update COVID-19 numbers for Victoria county

One new case of COVID-19 documented in Victoria County

One new case of COVID-19 in Victoria County

KAVU Newscenter25 weather team presents "Hurricane Season"

Community Crossroads presents "Hurricane Season"

Victoria I.S.D. updates meal distribution program

V.I.S.D. will offer meals for students over summer break

Virtual Graduation Ceremonies for the Victoria I.S.D. take place this week

Watch the Class of 2020 graduate on ABC KAVU Newscenter25

Refugio County sheriff's deputy indicted on charges of tampering with evidence

Refugio County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffery Raymond indicted

Victoria County Sheriff's Office investigating death of Charles Dickerson of Bloomington

Death investigation surrounding 40-year-old Bloomington man

Large condominium fire on South Padre Island

Gulfport Condominiums fire likely caused by lightning strike

Victoria Police Chief J.J. Craig leaving post

Chief of Police J.J. Craig plans to leave the department

Food Bank of the Golden Crescent planning a large food distribution

Food distribution set for May 22, 2020 at Victoria Community Center

Disaster status lifted in Victoria

City and County end disaster declarations in Victoria

Halliburton to reopen in Victoria

Halliburton reopening various locations in South Texas