Monica Morales

Monica Morales


monica morales

Emmy award winning journalist Monica Morales has been a General assignment Reporter/Anchor at PIX 11 News since August 2009.

She has been nominated for a Hard News Series for her Exclusive Sitdown interview with Bernard Kerik.  She has contributed to PIXFIX, fixing the community one issue at a time, flown with the Blue Angels,and hosted the Hispanic Day Parade.

Previously she was a General Assignment reporter at WNBC Channel 4 in New York City for the five years, covering breaking news, features, and investigative stories in the tristate area.

She’s won a National Emmy for Breaking News and an Edward R. Murrow Investigative Journalism Award. She has also garnered several community-based honors, including a Casita Maria Special Appreciation Award for coverage of the Hispanic community, a TRISCORT Award from the Tristate Catholic Committee on Radio and TV, and a Circle of Giving Award from the New York Foundation for Senior Citizens.

She has worked for Fox News in Boston, NBC in Miami, CBS in Milwaukee, and CNN in Atlanta. Morales has a B.S.C. in broadcast journalism and psychology from the University of Miami and an M.M.C. in telecommunications and

TV production from the University of Florida School of Journalism and Communication.  Morales is half Bolivian and half Norwegian.  She is fluent in Spanish.

Morales is engaged and lives on the Upper East Side and Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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