Freddy Vela joined the CBS 4 team once again in April of 2020 as the Weekend Weather Forecaster. Freddy is a South Texas native and is thrilled to finally be back delivering the weather to viewers.
Freddy started his news career at KFXV in McAllen, Texas as the Lead Weather Forecaster. He eventually became the main Anchor for “Good Day Valley,” delivering your entertainment news, local news, and meeting so many amazing natives and sharing their stories with you.
Freddy joined CBS 4 in 2017 covering stories that matter to you. Freddy left two years later to return to college at Mississippi State University to pursue his lifelong passion of weather and will be graduating in August 2020 with a focus on Broadcast Meteorology. During that time he also follow through on another passion which was helping the youth of the Rio Grande Valley reach their acting potential as a Theater Teacher at Rembrandt Elementary which is part of the Vanguard Academy District.
Freddy enjoys his time off time exploring the nature of Texas with his dog, Ghost, and playing video games as much as he can.