Shayla is a California native and has lived in both the Bay Area and Southern California. She's excited to call Central Valley her new home!
Shayla previously worked at KOAA News 5 in Colorado Springs where she worked as a morning reporter. Before moving to Colorado, Shayla graduated from Pepperdine University with a bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism and an emphasis in Political Science. During her studies, Shayla interned at ABC30's sister station, KABC in Los Angeles. Through her internships, she had the unique opportunity to interview celebrities including Zac Efron, Hilary Swank, Lucy Hale, Nick Carter and Jesse McCartney. She also gained experience as a television newscast producer, reporter and anchor with Pepperdine's university station.
Shayla is a coffee enthusiast who loves exploring the outdoors, traveling and spending time with family. You'll see her reporting weekday mornings on ABC30.
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