Meet the Team

Brian Alonzo

Brian joined The Victoria Television Group in March of 2020 as Chief Meteorologist. Brian is no stranger to Texas. He was born and raised in San Antonio. He has had a passion for weather ever since he was kid when…

Tania Tchalikian

Tania Tchalikian is a reporter for Newscenter 25. Born and raised in Los Angeles, CA she loves sunny days. A graduate of California State University, Northridge in 2015 with a BA in English. She started reporting and conducting interviews while…

LaShanda McCuin

LaShanda McCuin is from Dallas, she joined KAVU in February 2019 as a Multimedia Journalist. At a young age, LaShanda was a track and field athlete and her talents earned her a college scholarship to Langston University. She graduated from…

Griselda Perez

Griselda Perez is from the Dallas/Fort Worth area where she began her work in the news industry. After attending the University of North Texas where she received a bachelors degree in radio/television and film, she became a consumer investigative producer…

Alexandra Kent

Alexandra Kent is the Weekend Meteorologist for Newscenter 25. Born and raised in Cantonment, FL., she was initially scared of severe weather. This fear turned into curiosity when Pensacola took a direct hit from Hurricane Ivan in 2004. Her curiosity then turned…

Sean Coffey

Sean Coffey is a sports reporter/anchor for Newscenter25. A Westchester County, New York native, Sean attended the College of William and Mary in Virginia, receiving a degree in English and Marketing in 2017. He reported on W&M athletics for four…

Carolina Astrain

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…

Trey Meynig

Born and raised in the Beaumont-Port Arthur area, my interest in weather started at an early age with an home weather station during my jr high and high school years, doing radio weather in Beaumont, and then pursuing a degree…

Geno Perez

Geno Perez is from a small town outside of Austin named Elgin. After high school, he played college football as a wide receiver for Hardin-Simmions University in Abilene. He then transferred to Texas State University where he received his bachelors…

Haley Closson

Haley Closson was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and developed an interest in all things entertainment at a very young age. It wasn’t until she moved to Kansas City, Missouri where she was introduced to television broadcast during…

Don Brubaker

Don Brubaker has been sports director at Newscenter 25 since August, 1984. This Houston native came to Victoria after four and a half years working in the sports department at KPRC-TV in Houston. Before graduating from the University of Houston…

Ozzy Mora

Azalea “Ozzy” Mora, originally from Los Angeles, California, landed a job straight out of college at KPNX-TV in Phoenix. After having previous experience working at ABC7 and Sirius XM Satellite Radio in Los Angeles, she was ready to follow her…

James Munoz

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…