Vania Patino

Vania Patino

NewsChannel 10 Reporter

Vania Patino is a reporter for NewsChannel 10 in Amarillo, Texas.

She is from Southern California, where she fell in love with the waves of the ocean and cuisine from all over the globe.

She is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton-- where she majored in Communications with an emphasis in broadcast journalism and received a certificate in Spanish media.

Before reporting for NewChannel 10, Vania was an assignment editor at KVEA-Telemundo 52 Los Angeles where she learned the importance journalism plays in providing a voice for those in need.

She is excited to learn about the culture in Amarillo and continue sharing community stories!

Some of Vania's favorite things are being around friends and family, online shopping, and trying new food.

If you have any food recommendations or would like to reach out, e-mail her at

Recent Articles by Vania

  ‘It was considered child pornography’: Walmart flags mothers newborn picture

  Illegal dumping in Amarillo continues to leave community members frustrated

  Doctor explains how people can contract COVID-19 between gap of 1st and 2nd dose of vaccine

  Amarillo’s first ever refugee state of union addresses gap between group and community at large

  Texans can continue to claim pandemic unemployment benefits through March

  Texas Panhandle Pet Savers finds 34 dogs in hoarding case

  Texas vaccine distribution demand is outpacing supply

  Constant adjustments to Civic Center set-up for vaccination has increased efficiency

  Childress grandmother and granddaughter strengthen bond through pandemic

  Services expand at Amarillo Civic Center Vaccination clinic

  More Amarillo residents now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

  Doctors share if recovered COVID-19 patients should get the COVID-19 vaccine

  ‘Risk is quite low and the benefit is enormous’: Pregnant women should get COVID-19 vaccine

  Amarillo family rescues puppy from trash can

  Amarillo VA receives first shipment of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

  Amarillo VA employees get creative to fill up food pantry for veterans in need

  Pharmacies prepare to play key role in vaccination process

  5 Amarillo residents arrested for online solicitation of a minor during multi-agency operation

  Amarillo receives COVID-19 vaccine and begins administering doses

  Amarillo health care workers to receive COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday

Students with disabilities across Texas found to be restrained at higher levels than other students

  ‘They can’t keep up’: Volunteers in dire need to help build ramps for disabled individuals

  Potter and Randall counties preparing to seat new grand juries virtually

  10 puppies recently rescued and now fighting parvo at Amarillo vet hospital

  AISD to offer free COVID-19 testing for symptomatic students

  After years of fundraising efforts, APD’s SWAT team has a new vehicle

  New Interim Director at Amarillo Animal Management and Welfare comes with initiatives

Homeless veteran reunited with family in time for Thanksgiving after 8 years

  Hereford Regional Medical Center sets up medical tent, prepared for expected surge in cases

  Heal the City moves forward with plans for new ‘FIT Center’