Ariana Parra was born and raised in Las Cruces, New Mexico and is well-rounded with the Borderland.
Ariana graduated from New Mexico State University where she received a bachelors degree in Criminal Justice as well as a bachelors degree in Journalism and media studies, with a supplementary major in Law and Society - Go Aggies!
Throughout her time at NMSU, she wrote for The RoundUp newspaper as a staff writer and eventually a feature writer.
Ariana was also an active member of her sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha, where she held many roles leading to President of the Beta Nu Chapter during her final year.
In her free time, Ariana enjoys reading, listening to music and spending quality time with family.
Ariana is also a fan of trying new local restaurants, traveling and going to live music concerts.
Her favorite concert she has been to thus far is Harry Styles.
Ariana is excited to join the KFOX14 team as the morning news reporter.
She can’t wait to serve this community, which she has grown up in and is proud to call home.
If you have any story ideas that you’d like Ariana to share with the community, you can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org