Valerie Perez

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Valerie Perez is originally from Dallas. She joined Newscenter25 in August of 2020. Ever since she was young, Valerie always loved reading, writing, storytelling, and photography. While obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Communications from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, she found a calling in broadcast journalism. After graduating, and then continuing onto graduate school, she gained experience in political coverage, local investigative reporting, and social media analytics. Through her reporting, Valerie enjoys getting to know her community, informing the public, and helping keep others safe. Reach out to her at with story ideas. And you can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @valerie-pereztv  


Tropical Storm Beta Aftermath

The tropical storm left damages in the Crossroads and Houston

Bluebonnet Youth Ranch's annual golf tournament cancelled due to pandemic

Claud Jacobs explains the re-evaluation plan for tournament in 2021

ER Groundbreaking for Citizen's Medical Center

Amber Alert: 3-year-old girl kidnapped from Dallas convenience store

Amber Alert issued for young girl kidnapped in Dallas Wednesday morning

Million dollar grant helps rebuild after Harvey

One star foundation grant allows rebuilding Texas

Victoria Fire Chief shares tips for severe weather preparation

VFD Chief Robert Fox gives advice on how to prepare for inclement weather

Local officials ready to provide recovery assistance following Tropical Storm Beta

VPD has additional help on standby for the community

Victoria Christian School will be closed Monday

Victoria Christian School closed for September 21st

Christ's Kitchen closure due to Tropical Storm Beta

Christ Kitchen and Salvation Army need volunteers

Power outages near Laurent St. and Port Lavaca Dr.

Victoria County prepares in advance of tropical storm system

City officials propose for everyone to plan for tropical storm Beta

Regional Airport anticipates financial gain from Skyway Airline

Skyway Airline is planned to join regional airport soon, in hopes of granting financial gain.

Police reform gained from Breonna Taylor's settlement

Black lives matter protests all over the nation and the loss of African American lives brings police reform

St. Baldrick's event raises $8,972 for cancer research

Annual fundraiser at the Club Westerner brings awareness and funds for childhood cancer research

Non-profit animal rescue gets health certificate

Saving Animal Lives 24/7 allows dogs and cats to find a home in Colorado

Weesache 4 Warriors event honors Veterans

COIVD-19 didn't affect this year's WeeSatche 4 Warriors event that was still held on Saturday

Two women killed in fatal wreck on barge canal bridge

Due to the wreck, State Highways 239 and 185 were closed for 3 hours

Pandemic Fatigue to occur in the U.S.

Recent data shows more American adults view pandemic as a health crisis

Senate Health Committee discusses COVID-19 vaccine plans

An update on COVID-19 vaccine and it's connection to other immunizations will be discussed

150 California Wildfire rescues, a dozen firefighters hurt

Wildfires continue to burn across our nation in California and Oregon

White House prepares for Christmas early

The White House is already starting to prepare to decorate for Christmas

Military Heroes honored for help during COVID spike

A barbecue dinner took place to honor military heroes and medical staff

Crowding continues during Labor Day Weekend

People across the U.S. are continuing to gather, despite the chance of catching COVID-19

Victoria Residents help Hurricane Laura victims

3 Victoria Residents helped Hurricane Laura victims by dropping off supplies in Louisiana

Victoria's Farmers' Market attracts out-of-towners

The Farmers' Market held every Saturday isn't just for locals, people from out of town are also attending

CDC expects thousands more COVID related deaths

The virus is still spreading and could potentially cause over thousands more deaths

Hair salon stylists protest against Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi claims she was set up, while inside a hair salon

2 Houston workers saved from a high-rise building

A residential witness helped saved the lives of 2 construction workers in Houston

CDC anticipates a COVID vaccine by the end of year

COVID-19 vaccine to come before 2021

Trump threatens to cut funding for Democratic led cities

Democratic led cities might get a cut in their federal funding

Fort Hood Commander General Scott Efflandt removed

Another Fort Hood Army Base scandal, only this one involves a Commander with a high rank

Kenosha, Wisconsin's turmoil and Trump's visit

President Trump visits Kenosha, after Jacob Blake's shooting video went viral

Census Employee Urges a Need to Respond before Deadline

National Census response rate is still low

Edna residents hold vigil for Cannon Hinnant at courthouse

People honor young boy’s life by walking laps and riding their bikes around the Jackson County Courthouse

Republican National Convention Day 3 Highlights

Vice President Mike Pence accepts nomination

Hurricane Laura moves on shore

Hurricane Laura made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana

Laura, now a Category 2, still extremely dangerous

National Hurricane Center says Laura has weakened to a Category 2 hurricane as it slams deeper into Louisiana

Republican National Convention Day 2 Highlights

Trump's family joins him on second day of RNC

Political party chairs caution against sign vandalism

Political sign theft or vandalism can lead to a $500 fine

American Idol Season 19 going virtual due to pandemic

Auditions for American Idol still happening despite pandemic