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MAYRA MORENO

ABC 13

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Khambrel Marshall is a member of the KPRC 2 Weather Team and delivers the weekend forecasts to help you plan your day. He also is host of “Houston Newsmakers with Khambrel Marshall,” a weekly program that delves into issues in the news that Southeast Texans most care about.

Khambrel is a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Incorporated, having been initiated on April 29, 1979, Gamma Iota chapter at Arizona State University.

Khambrel has had a multifaceted career in broadcasting. While studying for his broadcasting degree from Arizona State University, he began his first job in TV as weekend sports anchor in Phoenix. Through the years, he was sports reporter, sports director, then primary news anchor in Miami before joining KPRC-TV as weekday anchor in May 1999.

Khambrel took a newsroom leadership role as Executive Producer for several years, before accepting a position as weekend meteorologist. This self-proclaimed “weather geek” earned his Broadcast Meteorology Certification from Mississippi State University.

One of 12 recipients to receive the National Community Service Award from the Westinghouse Corporation, he was named "Outstanding Young Floridian" by the Fort Lauderdale Jaycees for his humanitarian efforts in the wake of Hurricane Andrew. He is a past Chairman of the Executive Committee of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeast Texas, and past board member of the March of Dimes, Texas Gulf Coast and Susan G. Komen Houston. He currently serves as Immediate Past Chair of the board of the YMCA of Greater Houston, the largest childcare provider in the Houston region and sits on the boards of the A.D. Players at the George Theatre, Collaborative For Children, the Holocaust Museum Houston and the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center.

Khambrel has been married to his wife Debbie since 1979 and they have three children and four grandchildren.

Khambrel is a Senior Fellow in the "American Leadership Forum: Houston/Gulf Coast Chapter." The intense ALF one-year program is designed to join and strengthen diverse leaders in the community to better serve the public good.

Want to drop Khambrel a line? E-mail him at kmarshall@kprc.com . You can also keep up with him on Facebook and Twitter.

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Houston Talent

Mayra Moreno joined KTRK-TV Eyewitness News in October 2015.

A journalist with years of experience, Mayra has reported all over the state of Texas. She comes back to her hometown of Houston from KENS 5 in San Antonio, where she worked as the weekend anchor and reporter for four years.

Mayra's television career started at the Rio Grande Valley's news leader, KRGV-TV Channel 5 News in Weslaco, TX. Mayra covered an array of stories; from border-crime issues, to hurricane coverage and other problems affecting the community. A few years later, Mayra found her way back to Houston a as a fill-in anchor and reporter for KIAH-TV's CW 39 News.

Throughout her career, Mayra has covered many notable stories. During her time at the CW, she was one of the many journalists to report live from Fort Hood after the deadly 2009 shooting. In San Antonio, Mayra was nominated for a Lone Star Emmy on an investigation into the city's DWI no refusal program, where blood samples began piling up and caused a backlog at the courts. Mayra also covered some major weather-related events: from the deadly Memorial Day floods of 2013 and 2015 in the San Antonio area, to the tornado that tore through Acuna, MX later that year.

Mayra is happy to return home to Houston. She's a proud alum of the University of Houston, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a double major in Journalism and Spanish.

Mayra loves being involved in the Hispanic community. When she's not talking to kids at local schools about the importance of staying in school, Mayra loves to spend her free time with family and friends, working out and cooking.

Mayra loves to hear from viewers, whether it's to say hello or pitch a story idea, be sure to drop her a line at Mayra.Moreno@abc.com. She is also very active on social media look for her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
 

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KHAMBREL MARSHALL

KPRC-TV

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