Meet the Team

A'Darius McCormick

A’Darius McCormick is from the Gulf Coast of Mississippi, where he idolized local reporters and anchors. He furthered his interest in journalism in Biloxi High’s yearbook staff. A’Darius enrolled at Southern Miss and worked as a student anchor, reporter and…

Alisia Powell

Alisia Powell is the youngest of three siblings. She was born in Kingsland, GA and moved to Virginia before settling in Picayune, MS with her oldest sister and brother. At a young age, Alisia developed a passion for animals and…

Karina Garcia

Karina F. Garcia, born in Houston and grew up there. She moved to South Texas where she pursued her interests in Writing Studies and Digital Journalism.  She graduated from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and shortly after moved to Victoria, where…

Zach Brown

Zachary Brown was born in Houston where he first gained interest in journalism at a young age. He got his start in broadcast news when he attended the University of Oklahoma and covered news for OU Nightly and many great…

Adam Seibel

Adam Seibel is from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. He made his first appearance on the news at a young age when a local station got some b-roll of him, and his recently decimated home destroyed by a tornado. Adam got his…

Sydnee Pennie

I’m Sydnee! I’m a Houston Cougar born in Dallas, Texas. I’m the second oldest of six children. I graduated from U of H with a bachelor’s in Journalism and a minor in Business Foundations. I’m a hooper. I’ve played basketball…

Jennifer Flores

Jennifer Lynn Flores, daughter of Jesse Flores Sr. and Margaret Vargas (Tim Osterloh), was born in Cuero, Texas and raised in Yorktown, Texas. The 26-year-old graduated from Yorktown High School in May 2013. Jennifer was accepted to the University of…

Howie Gordon

In a Chicago area high school I was voted, “Most Unforgettable.” Who would have thought I’d actually be able to live up to that billing as well as parlay that into a career I love? I had my doubts at…

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…

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…

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…

James Muñoz

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…