Celina Avila is joining KESQ, the ABC-affiliate in Palm Springs, as morning and evening anchor. Her first day will be January 3.

“I’m excited about getting home early to spend time with my boys and continuing to enjoy Southern California,” Avila wrote on Facebook.

Avila joins KESQ from KVIA, the ABC-affiliate in El Paso. Prior to joining KIVA, Avila worked at KTSM, the NBC-affiliate in El Paso, for three years. [h/t NewsBlues]