Adrian Arambulo - NBC Southern California

Adrian Arambulo

Weekend Co-Anchor and General Assignment Reporter



    Adrian Arambulo

    Award-winning journalist Adrian Arambulo is co-anchor of the NBC4 weekend evening newscasts at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., and general assignment reporter breaking the latest news during the week. His most recent news stories can be viewed here.

    Arambulo has covered a variety of stories, including the “Old Fire” in San Bernardino and the aftermath of the San Bernardino terror attack. He also reported extensively on the deadly shooting spree near a college campus in Santa Barbara and the 5.1 magnitude earthquake in La Habra. Arambulo has covered Hurricane Ike, the Fort Hood shooting massacre, the murder of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, and the aftermath of a massive fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

    Arambulo also enjoys reporting on human interest stories at NBC4, including being the first reporter to hike up to a mountain vista in the Santa Monica Mountains where he discovered a mystery piano placed there for a music video.

    Prior to joining NBC4 Southern California, Arambulo spent six years at KDFW-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth where he served as a weekend morning anchor and reporter. He was also a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for KLAS in Las Vegas, and served as bureau chief for KGBT in Brownsville, Texas.

    He is active in the community, including hosting the City of Bellflower’s BRAVO awards and participating in the Golden Dragon Parade in Chinatown, Comcast Cares Day volunteer initiative, and NBC4’s Clear the Shelters adoption drive.

    Arambulo has been recognized with a number of awards, including two Lone Star Emmys and two Las Vegas Electronic Media Awards. He has been honored by the Texas Associated Press, U.S. Marshals and Visiting Nurses Association.

    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 is still a die-hard Chicago sports fan, loves traveling, and going to the gym or the golf course. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

    Follow Adrian on social media @AdrianNBCLA.