Victor Hugo Rodriguez is no stranger to exiting the tv news business.
After entering the newsroom environment back in 2000 with Telemundo, he took a three-year break from 2013-2016 to work in the insurance field before making a return.
Now, after three years of reporting sand anchoring weekends for Telemundo’s KTAZ in Phoenix, AZ, he’s taken the exit again.
He’s now the director of public relations for the Cartwright School District in Phoenix.
In a way, it’s full circle for Rodriguez who, before that first tv news job on the Telemundo assignment desk back in 2000, was a teacher’s aide in the Los Angeles School District for four years,
“It has been a thrilling career journey and essentially the place where I grew up. After a ton of reflection, I decided it was time to get out of my comfort zone. Sometimes the hardest thing to admit to yourself is that you need a new challenge!”