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

  More than 20 dogs removed from hoarding situation at Amarillo home

  Vitamin overexposure among children on the rise in Texas

  Amarillo bar finds a way to re-open amid virus restrictions

  Things to know if you’re facing eviction

  Amarillo ISD school board decides on first day, back to school protocol

  Employment opportunities on the rise in Amarillo

  Vandalized Amarillo churches another step closer to preserving historical windows

  New grant aims to lower homelessness in Amarillo

  Amarillo teachers voice opinions on schools re-opening

  Refugee community breaks barriers amid pandemic

  ‘We have our rights': The mask debate among Amarillo citizens continues

  ‘This is the first time they’ve had to do something like this’: organizations seeing more community members request assistance

  The national coin shortage could mean more cash in your pocket

  ‘It’s not fair’: Amarillo business owners react to new mask mandate

  Amarillo firework sales increase although many July 4 celebrations cancelled

  Lake Meredith experiencing record numbers in pandemic, expects big holiday weekend

  Amarillo community comes together to protest against bar closures

  Amarillo’s small breweries struggling as they are forced to close along with bars

  Amarillo bar owners say 2nd closing will ‘hurt worse than the last time’

  Young adults at Texas bars facing criticism for lack of social distancing

  Amarillo tattoo shop taking additional precautions to keep employees and customers safe amid pandemic

  Palo Duro Canyon recovering after taking a hit by COVID-19 pandemic

  Amarillo Police Department to use grant funds for more body cameras

  Amarillo community comes together to walk for diversity, inclusion

  Amarillo DACA activist celebrates today’s Supreme Court decision

  See view from the 10th floor apartments coming to the FirstBank Southwest Tower

  ‘Find the people who did this’: Amarillo ice cream man still hospitalized after shooting

Amarillo City Council to vote on bringing apartments into FirstBank Southwest tower