Carlos Correa covers our community through the Stockton News Bureau and can be seen nightly on CBS13.

13 Questions With… Carlos Correa

  1. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Chicago in the lakefront community known as Edgewater.
  2. What is your ideal scenario for a day off? A trip to the movie theater, a nice restaurant and the gym.
  3. How did you decide to be a reporter? My fourth grade teacher, Ms. Simms from John Palmer Elementary School in Chicago, introduced me to stoytelling. In 8th grade, I was introduced to TV news by my sister and my uncle, both journalists for NBC 5 at the time.
  4. What was your favorite toy growing up? My favorite toys included G.I. Joe and Master of the Universe Action Figures.
  5. Where is your favorite local place to eat? My favorite local place to eat is Octavios on Benjamin Holt in Stockton and the Taco Trucks in downtown Modesto.
  6. What is your favorite social media platform? Instagram. Find me @carloscorreatv
  7. If you didn’t work in TV news what would you be doing? I would be writing books, teaching, or producing documentaries.
  8. What is the most memorable story you’ve covered at CBS13? I had the opportunity to tell the story of three generations of homeless women living in a shelter and working together to get back on their feet. Amazing, inspiring ladies! Grateful they shared their stories with us. (Watch the story HERE and the update HERE.)
  9. What is your favorite season? Call me crazy, but I love Winter.
  10. When do you wake up on a workday? Weekend? I wake up at 5 am during the week. On the weekends, around 8 am.
  11. Why do you love Northern California? The people. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming.
  12. Where was your best vacation ever? Hawaii. I went a few years ago and it was the best time.
  13. Favorite sport to watch in person? On TV? In person it’s football/baseball. On TV it’s basketball and boxing.

BONUS QUESTION:

Favorite TV Show? Movie? My favorite TV show, currently, is The Mayans, American Horror Story, Star Trek, and Parks and Recreation. As far as movies: The Godfather Part II, Goodfellas, The Dark Knight, Star Trek, and The Conjuring movies.

Email: ccorrea@kovr.com

Twitter: @carloscorrea2
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