Ariana is from Chicago, Illinois, and graduated from DePaul University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.
At DePaul, Ariana had the opportunity to work with long-time WMAQ-TV political reporter Carol Marin and producer Don Mosley at NBC. She assisted with both the gubernatorial debate and the Chicago Mayoral debate.
After graduation, she moved on to work as a multimedia journalist for WNCT-TV in Greenville, N.C. She covered a wide variety of topics such as the coronavirus and its impact on farmers, Hurricane Dorian, the issue of human sex trafficking, and more.
Ariana moved to Albuquerque in 2021, and she’s excited to get to know New Mexico, its culture and spend time outdoors hiking. She’s looking forward to sharing stories that matter with the community.