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Gloria Campos


Former News Anchor

After a 40 year career in broadcast journalism, Gloria Campos retired as a TV news anchor in March, 2014. Gloria started as an intern and scholarship recipient with KGBT-TV in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas in 1974 and joined that station full time after graduating from SW Texas State University (now, Texas State University) in 1976. She worked there in a variety of positions before joining WFAA-TV in Dallas as general assignments reporter in 1984. She quickly worked her way up the ranks becoming the full time 5, 6 & 10pm anchor for the next 20 years in addition to producing the station’s weekly Wednesday’s Child reports for twenty years. Campos' extensive community involvement includes: the Dallas Summit, the (DFW) Network of Hispanic Communicators and National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Gloria currently serves on the Advisory Board of the College of Fine Arts and Communication. Texas Intercollegiate Press Association Hall of Fame and an honorary lifetime member of the Texas PTA.

Gloria and husband, Lance, have been married for more than 36 years and have two college age sons, Greg and Tony. When not volunteering in the community or mentoring young people, Gloria enjoys reading, gardening, movies, collecting and spending time with her family outdoors, especially camping. Gloria’s interests include education, women and family issues.