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Gina Benitez

Gina Benitez

Gina Benitez is an American reporter and journalist who works at the WSVN 7News station, Miami, Florida. She has also worked as a Freelance reporter for 7News previously. [1]

Early Life

Gina Benitez was born and raised in a Pembroke Pines city in Florida.

Education

Gina completed schooling from Charles W. Flanagan High School in her hometown. She is a graduate of Florida State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature in 2011. She has achieved good levels in Spanish languages as well.[2]

Career

Gina has traveled to many places from Texas to North Carolina since her graduation in 2011.

Gina started her career at KRBC-TV, Abilene, Texas. She worked as an all rounder and she wrote, edited and also produced whole weekend newscasts which she anchored on weekends. She also produced unique story ideas daily.

She joined KFOX-TV in El Paso, Texas as a weekend reporter in 2012. She had a chance to cover a Military beat while working there. She produced breaking stories over and over again and hand unique opportunity to work on and off military camps and stations. [2]

She worked in Texas for 2 years before joining WOFL-TV (FOX35) in Orlando, Florida as a General Assignment Reporter in 2014. She grabbed the opportunity to expand her domain and covered many interesting news from rocket launches to high profile trials. She was among the first reporters who covered the Pulse nightclub shooting in 2016. That incident changed her perspective towards life.[4]

She moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, to join WRAL-TV in 2017. She served there as a weekend anchor covered many interesting stories. She also covered the story of Largest Fire in Decades in Raleigh city for which, she received two Emmy Nominations in 2017.[17]

She returned to Miami, Florida in 2018 and worked as a Freelance reporter for WSVN for 5 months before joining as a General Assignment Reporter in August 2018. She continues to work at WSVN News 7 till today. [1]

Personal Life

She lives in Miami, Florida and she is delighted to follow her dream of being a reporter in South Florida. She is very active on social media. She has over 4.6k followers on Twitter.[3]

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