Valles spent 10 years as an evening and morning news anchor and reporter at NBC affiliates in Austin and El Paso. Starting April 9, she will co-anchor the weekend editions of Today in LA alongside Ted Chen, on Saturdays and Sundays, from 7 a.m.-8 a.m.
Valles spent the last two years acting, appearing in musicals and writing a magazine column for Austin Man, where she gave a “woman’s perceptive” on men’s topics.
“I can’t begin to tell you how honored I am to be working with such a talented group of news professionals,” Valles said in a statement. “NBC4 is known for its history of integrity and I’m thrilled to become a part of it.”
A member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Valles received her B.A. in Journalism from University of Texas at Austin.