February 3, 2004
Vicente Arenas joins KHOU-TV
Houston, TX -- Vicente Arenas joined KHOU-TV in January 2004 as weekend anchor and weekday general assignments reporter. Arenas co-anchor's the weekend evening news with 11 News anchor, Shern-Min Chow.
Arenas is active in the hispanic community and a number of professional organizations. He is past president of the San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Arenas joins KHOU from San Antonio and WOAI-TV, where he was morning anchor and consumer reporter.
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