Thalia Patillo Cortez

Born and raised in New York, Thalia has evolved into a top communicator. She is an Emmy Award winning reporter in NYC who worked for WABC TV, Channel 7 Eyewitness News. Thalia graduated from New York University with a B.S. in Communications and began her news career covering traffic for Metro Traffic and Weather. She moved into hard news working for RNN TV in New York City. Thalia also spent time reporting for News 12 NJ and CT as well as WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News in Hartford, CT. Thalia has covered many major events featuring a variety of subjects. Thalia is one of the best in the industry and she is a senior Host/Reporter on the En La Escena/On The Scene team where she delivers the facts in a fun and exciting way. During her free time, Thalia participates in the Apollo Theater Academy working with high-school students considering career options.