Anna Padilla is the Digital Community Reporter for KRQE News 13. She was born and raised in New Mexico, just south of Albuquerque in Los Lunas. She graduated from the University of New Mexico with a major in Journalism in Mass Communications and a minor in Film Production.
She began her career as a staff writer at her hometown newspaper, the Valencia County News-Bulletin. While working there, she covered various beats such as education, city government, business, feature stories, and arts and culture.
When Anna isn’t reporting, you can find her exploring local coffee shops and bookstores, photographing anything and everything she can, or playing with her dog, Penny.