Mekena Rodriguez joined the KBTX news team in September 2018 as a reporter.
She was born and raised in Ohio and had never been to Texas prior to moving here. Mekena graduated from Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH.) with a degree in Multiplatform Journalism and Communication.
In college, Mekena worked for the local PBS station and was a part of a student ran broadcast.
She loves to travel and spend time with her family.
Although she now lives in Aggieland she will forever be a Buckeye fan at heart.
She is a long way from home, but is excited to be a part of the Bryan-College Station community and closer to her Dallas Cowboys.
Mekena would love to connect with you, friend her on social media and don’t hesitate to share your story ideas!