SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Zach Fuentes is a reporter at ABC10 in Sacramento, specializing in general assignment reporting with a focus on the Roseville/Rocklin communities.
He comes to ABC10 from California's beautiful Central Coast, where he worked as an anchor and reporter at KION News in Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz. The area was a diverse, with plenty of stories to tell.
His favorite stories to tell are those that showcase the great things happening in the community, stories that connect people from one area to another.
Born and mostly raised in Las Vegas — no, his childhood home was not a casino hotel room — his broadcasting career started not long after high school at a television station in Pahrump, Nev., a town about an hour away from Vegas. It started as a summer volunteer position, answering phones and performing other similar tasks. Eager to learn more about the business, he started learning skills behind the camera and later in front, eventually becoming the station's entertainment reporter, weather and news anchor.
Zach eventually decided journalism was for him and he pursued his degree at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.