Mauricio Marin joined 8 News Now in October 2014 as a News Reporter and is happy to be in Nevada.
Before making his way to the Silver State, he worked in Tucson, AZ where he covered numerous controversial stories involving immigration and politics along the U.S.-Mexico Border. He was also one of only five reporter witnesses inside an execution chamber during the highly controversial execution of convicted murderer Joseph Wood in Arizona that gained worldwide attention.
He started his career in Yuma, AZ where he helped launch news from the ground up as an Operations Manager & News Reporter for KECY Fox 9/ABC 5 news station. Before that, he was an Anchor and Reporter at the CBS station in Yuma.
During his college days at U.C. Santa Barbara, he interned at multiple news stations in Southern California and even attended San Diego City College where he was nominated for a student Emmy Award.
When not at work Mauricio likes to hike and bike and is always looking for good places to try out delicious food.