She 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 worked with KTVW Univision for more than two decades, 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 eventually earning 7 Emmy® Awards in her career. In 2019 she was inducted into the prestigious Silver Circle Society in the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter.
Santiago has been serving on the Board of Governors since 2014.