Raquel joined the KIMT News 3 team in May of 2011.
She grew up in Burnsville, Minnesota and graduated from Burnsville High School. While at BHS, she produced and anchored the school’s morning news segment. That experience, combined with her love for news, solidified her decision to pursue a career in television journalism.
Raquel attended St. Cloud State University, majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in Communications Studies. While at SCSU, she was extremely involved with the school’s award winning television station, UTVS. She served as an anchor, reporter, and producer for UTVS News. She spent her last two years at school as News Director, overseeing three live newscasts each day.
Aside from news, Raquel is a huge animal lover, and loves to spend time with her two dogs. She also enjoys shopping and spending time with family and friends.
Raquel’s passion for news stems from her love of meeting new people and telling their stories. Raquel is excited to be telling the stories that matter most to the people of Southern Minnesota and Northern Iowa.