Gilma Avalos joined CBS 11 in October 2014 from WTVJ-TV in her hometown of Miami. During her time in Florida, Gilma covered several stories that made national headlines, including the death of Trayvon Martin and subsequent arrest of George Zimmerman. Gilma previously served as an anchor and reporter for News 12 The Bronx in New York City, where she received a regional EMMY nomination for Hurricane Isaac coverage.
Born in El Salvador and raised in South Florida, Gilma learned English as a second language. She credits her teachers with helping her discover her love of academics. It is why she is passionate about speaking to school children about the value of education. Gilma holds a bachelor’s degree in English literature and Spanish from Columbia University. She began her broadcasting career at the age of 12, as the host of Paleokids, a Spanish Language show for Discovery Kids Latin America.
In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, discovering good restaurants, and walking her rescue Dachshund, Lola.
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