Emily Chavez has been with KEYE-TV in Austin, Texas, for less than two years, but the local community adores the up-and-coming reporter. CBS Austin viewers know that her career is on an upward trajectory, and it’s no surprise that the opportunity has arrived. After announcing she is leaving CBS Austin, the reporter is moving on to the next step of her career. Naturally, Austin residents want to know where Emily Chavez is going and hope she will remain in the Lone Star State. Read on for all the details about Emily Chavez’s departure from KEYE-TV.
Emily Chavez Wraps Up Last Day at CBS Austin
New York native Emily Chavez grew up in Le Roy, where her family runs a Mexican restaurant. While attending Ithaca College, she interned at Rochester’s WHEC-TV News10NBC and Spectrum News 1 Buffalo. She also handled multiple roles at Ithaca College Television.
After earning a BA in Journalism in 2019, Chavez landed her first on-air position in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She was a multimedia journalist at KGAN CBS 2/KFXA FOX 28 News for two years.
Chavez was excited to indulge in Tex-Mex food in Austin (which she considers the next best thing to her mother’s Mexican cooking) when she joined the team at KEYE-TV in August 2021. She’s been the morning reporter on CBS Austin but also produces and edits stories and handles the social media pages for the station.
And since Emily Chavez of CBS Austin is a bilingual journalist, she also helps Telemundo produce stories.
Emily Chavez’s extraordinary work has shone in Austin. Not surprisingly, it’s opened more opportunities for her career.
On Friday, April 21, Chavez wrapped up her last day on the air at CBS Austin. And during the newscast and on social media, she expressed her gratitude to the Central Texas community for welcoming her.
As for what’s next, Chavez is heading to Fort Myers, Florida. The opportunity will bring her closer to her family.
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However, she has yet to reveal the details about her new position in Fort Myers and whether she will continue in the broadcasting business. So, be sure to keep checking her social media for updates about her next career step.