Olympia Mendoza is a producer for the noon and 5 p.m. newscasts. She was born and raised in the Rio Grande Valley.
She graduated top of her class at Los Fresnos High School and is a proud Texas State University graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication.
During college, Olympia worked as a DJ for the university radio station while also working on stories for the news department.
Olympia was nominated as a National Youth Correspondent at the Washington Journalism and Media Conference where she collaborated with other journalists in Washington D.C.
While interning at FOX 7 in Austin as a reporter, Olympia got to cover the first same sex marriage in Travis County.
She also interned at CBS in Chicago where she got to cover entertainment stories.
Olympia is an advocate for higher education, strongly believes that information saves lives, and is passionate about improving communities.
Olympia loves a great outfit and a positive attitude to go with it.