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

  Domestic Violence Centers in Panhandle to help more survivors with legal fees

  Potter County extends early voting hours on Thursday and Friday

  'I have to hold up for the kids’: Family of triple amputee man killed in hit and run plea for answers

  Dalhart community leaders step up as hospital overflows with COVID-19 cases

  'Those are not easy decisions’: Amarillo hospitals make decisions for possible excessive capacity

  'It was hard, it was mental’: Homeless organization working together to assist homeless population

  ‘The landlord could receive up to six months’ worth of rent payment’: Help provided for tenants and landlords dealing with eviction

  ‘The numbers are just tremendous’: Potter and Randall counties contribute to Texas’ record breaking number of early votes

  Younger generation starting early to become politically engaged

  Confederate statue in Amarillo to be relocated to Claude

  Why you notice drop in hospitalization rates in your area

  'We love those animals until they can find their forever home’: Texas Panhandle Pet Savers in dire need of fosters and adopters

  Hutchinson County nurse shares story of testing positive for COVID-19

  Election administration officials ensure safe voting procedures during COVID-19 rise

  Amarillo unemployment rates decline, but not enough to get city back to pre-COVID-19 rates

  ‘It kinda helps us build trust with the community’: Canyon Police purchase new equipment to help keep their community safe

  Legal Aid of Northwest Texas offering free wills for essential workers

  Election administrators assure mail-in ballots are secure with USPA

  Texas Panhandle War Memorial honors fallen Air Force captain with Purple Heart and opens new museum

  Officials release name of person killed, more details of bus crash in Vega

  Computer system at Northwest Texas Healthcare System hit with cyberattack over the weekend

  Georgia Pacific Gypsum plant closing doors, leaving over 150 employees uncertain of future

  Businesses possibly setting up shop at John Stiff Memorial Park

  Under construction, AISD provides program details for new career academy

  Texas Tech Veterinary School to begin taking applications next week

  Fire blazed through strip mall, businesses inspect damage

  Help available for those facing eviction

  Local election administrations are having to re-print ballots after a Texas Supreme Court ruling

  An Amarillo non-profit has been vandalized twice in less than a week

  New ‘no limit’ playground in Canyon to honor late community member