KNBC -- NBC4 On-Air Talent Shoot -- Pictured: Adrian Arambulo -- (Photo by: Chris Haston/NBC)
Award-winning reporter Adrian Arambulo is a co-anchor and general assignment reporter for NBC4 Southern California. He anchors NBC4’s weekend edition of “Today in LA,” and co-anchors NBC4's 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. News on Saturdays, alongside Kathy Vara. He also can be seen weekly reporting for NBC4 News at Noon, 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. His most recent news stories can be viewed here.
Recognized for his in-depth coverage of breaking news, Arambulo has reported on a variety of news stories from Hurricane Ike and the Fort Hood shooting massacre, to more recently the murder of a Navy SEAL sniper by a fellow veteran and the aftermath of the massive fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas. On the lighter side, Arambulo was sent to St. Louis and San Francisco to cover the Texas Rangers' World Series runs and the opening of the Bush presidential library, where he witnessed five presidents on one stage.
Arambulo comes to NBC4 after spending six years at KDFW-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth, where he served as a weekend morning anchor and reporter for the ‘Good Day’ morning show. Prior, Arambulo was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for KLAS in Las Vegas, and earlier he served as bureau chief for KGBT in Brownsville, Texas, where he reported on as many as 10 stories in a single day.
Over the course of his career, Arambulo has been recognized with a number of industry awards, including two Lone Star Emmys for ‘Best Live News Reporter’ and for ‘Breaking News: Continuing Coverage.’ He also has won two Las Vegas Electronic Media Awards for ‘Best Light Feature’ and ‘Best Spot News,’ and his reporting has been honored by the Texas Associated Press.
Arambulo is passionate about being a journalist because it gives him the opportunity to learn something new every day, travel to different communities, meeting inspiring new people, and share their stories. Arambulo believes it’s his responsibility to provide viewers with news that impacts their lives. He especially enjoys covering stories about people overcoming obstacles and those who step up to help others.
Arambulo feels strongly about giving back to the community and has emceed several March of Dimes fundraising events, and is excited to explore and support worthy causes in the Southland. While not working, he can be found hacking up the golf course, traveling or trying out latest food truck on the block.
Born and raised in Chicago, Arambulo graduated with honors from Loyola University Chicago, where he wrote for the school newspaper and served as anchor and news director for the school's radio station. He currently resides in the Pasadena area.