Gina Santiago was born in the peach state, Atlanta, Georgia. Gina started her career in the television industry right out of high school. Since then while raising her family, she has graduated from the University of Phoenix with a BS degree in Management.
She has worked with KTVW Univision nearly 22 years, and in the past worked as a freelance graphics operator and producer for
the Phoenix Suns, Mercury, Arizona Rattlers, and Phoenix Coyotes. Gina has an extensive background in television production
from Directing/Technical Directing live shows to reporting and editing entertainment programs and newscasts.
Some of her career highlights are producing a live and live on tape Spanish morning show for 20 years, winning a Telly award
for producing a Spanish morning show, in addition to several Emmy Nominations for news stories she’s covered and 3
Emmy ® Awards for producing and editing news reports.
Gina is currently employed with Univision Arizona as a producer / editor for the production and promotions department and
occasionally produces special reports for the Noticias Univision Arizona.
2014 is Santiago’s first year serving on the board of the (Emmy’s) National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.