Catherine Garcia joined NBC 7 San Diego as the station's weekend 6 pm and 11 pm co-anchor in 2003. She now anchors the San Diego News at 4 pm with Monica Dean and the News at 6 pm and 11 pm with Mark Mullen.
Catherine comes to San Diego from Dallas, Texas where she worked as the morning and weekend evening anchor for the ABC station WFAA. She also spent three years in Austin as a morning anchor at KTBC-TV and a year in El Paso at KTSM-TV as an anchor/reporter. She got her start in journalism working behind the scenes at CNN Headquarters in Atlanta and with the CNN Los Angeles Bureau.
A California native, Catherine received her bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism with a minor in Spanish from the University of Southern California. She also studied abroad through the Semester at Sea program, traveling to South America, Africa and Asia.
Catherine spends her free time hanging out with her husband, son and two cats. She also enjoys volunteering throughout the community, cooking and trying new restaurants, playing tennis, cheering for the USC Trojans and traveling.
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