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

  Boom or bust? NFT’s making an impact on art industry

  3 Miami ISD High School Students face sexual assault charges

  Experts share steps of assistance for Veterans who suffer from substance abuse issues

  ‘Borger Dome’ is getting makeover as city adds first ever convention center

  ‘Was like a business transaction’: Woman married when 13 now advocating to end child marriage

  Vaccination increases, expected to help fight off rising variants

  Land donated for new transportation terminal that is set to open in Amarillo

  Potter and Randall County Jails to allow visitation starting Monday

  Amarillo mom named March of Dimes ambassador, shares story of her now 8-year-old daughter

  Eye exam services and eyeglasses for children in Clovis and Amarillo

  Amarillo 911 operators awarded for efforts during winter storm

  Johnson and Johnson vaccine clinic available for those with intellectual disabilities

  AISD students set to receive new equipment by funded company, potentially new dairy company coming to Amarillo

  Canyon resident receives kidney from both parents after being diagnosed with life changing disease

  Lumber prices rising, buyers expect to pay thousands more for new home

As City of Amarillo moves to level Yellow, hospitals are transitioning to normal operations

  People can delay second dose up to 42 days after receiving first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

  As third vaccination group opens in Texas, City of Amarillo says they are ready

  Texas National Guard helping vaccinate Moore County residents

  Communities share COVID-19 vaccine to prevent any doses from being wasted

Pfizer enrolling 4,000 pregnant women for COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

  City plans underway to make downtown Canyon a destination spot

  Dalhart helping bring vaccine to surrounding rural communities

  Texas Department of State Health Services finalized next phase of COVID-19 vaccine roll-out

  ‘Save Our Seniors’: Efforts to vaccinate homebound seniors in the Panhandle

  AISD keeps mask protocols awaiting guidance, while CISD anticipates that masks will be optional

  Tax filing has changed due to causes by winter storm and COVID-19

  Amarillo senior community reaches 90 percent vaccination rate

  West Texas still experiences issues with internet access, need accelerated during pandemic

  Texas A&M vet lab partnered with Physicians Preferred Laboratory to help prevent COVID-19 outbreaks