Sontaya is intense and incredibly driven when it comes to collecting news. Her competitive spirit and personality help her land some of the most sought out stories in the Central Valley.
Sontaya's specialty is investigative news reporting and she is constantly working on and off the clock to break stories. Each day, Sontaya works to deliver news that is more in-depth, with personal stories you want to hear.
Fresno is home for Sontaya. She was born and raised here. Her passion for journalism began at Clovis High School in Mr. Menendian's English class. She started as a feature writer for the school newspaper and after a year earned the title of Editor of the Cougar's Growl.
Sontaya stays very busy. When she isn't chasing news stories, she's running after her three young children. She has two daughters and a son. Weekends are typically spent on soccer fields or at dance competitions rooting on the kids!
When she gets the opportunity, Sontaya loves to travel. Her favorite destination is her father's native country, Thailand. She also likes taking in the beauty of plumeria flowers in Hawaii.
Any chance she gets, Sontaya enjoys gardening and reading up on the latest real estate news.
Parents of a South Valley couple killed in DUI crash came face-to-face with man accused of killing them
Matthew and Sharnae Cuellar both died in the crash last December. They left behind three children.
Two ballot measures voters will be deciding on in the coming weeks will determine whether California will get rid of the death penalty or speed up the process.
The Bulldogs come into the game trying to snap a four-game losing streak while the Aztecs are the preseason favorite to win the Mountain West.
Friends and neighbors react after Larry Zamora shoots his common wife and 9-month-old daughter and gets into a standoff with police.
The concerts and the rides are always a hit, but it's the vendors who are the financial life-blood of the Big Fresno Fair.