Ariane Aramburo Wiki – Ariane Aramburo Biography
Ariane Aramburo is an American Morning Edition Anchor and Executive Producer. She joined KTUU in June 2014 and anchors the Morning Edition weekdays on KTUU/KYES and the Noon News on KYES. She is a 3x Emmy-nominated anchor with 13 years of broadcast experience. She was named Alaska Broadcaster of the Year in 2016 and Top 40 Under 40, but perhaps her most notable achievement was opening up about her struggle with Postpartum Depression after the birth of her daughter in 2015. Before her first on-air job, she worked at Katz Continental Television Sales in Kansas City, Missouri as a sales assistant. She worked with local and national sales managers all over the country and learned about Nielsen ratings.
In February 2008, she got her first on-air job at KQTV in St. Joseph, Missouri. She was a part of launching the station’s newly formatted morning show, Hometown This Morning with Kyle Martin and Wes Benter. Ariane was the main fill-in anchor for evening shows and Live at 5 and later promoted to anchor the 10 pm News. At KQTV, she worked as a “one-man-band” learning all the trades of the newsroom like writing, editing, shooting video, reporting, anchoring, and producing. Her coverage of several breaking news stories landed her several Kansas City Press Club Awards and a nomination for the Missouri Broadcaster’s Association. She also has an award was from the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast. She was awarded their Woman of Courage, Confidence, and Character Award for her outstanding service.
She is also well-known for appearing on MSNBC’s Caught on Camera episode with K-Strass the Yo-Yo Champion. A man named K-Strass appeared on KQTV’s Hometown This Morning in an attempt to trick the anchors into believing he was a master yo-yo artist. His bizarre behavior and lack of tricks made that particular show an internet phenomenon. Turns out, this K-Strass guy had duped a number of small midwest Television stations and KQTV landed on the list. Producers from the show interviewed Kyle and Ariane about their experience and the segment continues to run on MSNBC.
In April 2011, she moved to the Norfolk, Virginia area to work at the NBC affiliate, WAVY-TV 10. She co-hosted the station’s lifestyle and entertainment show called The Hampton Roads Show. She was responsible for enterprising a weekly segment called I Am Hampton Roads. She sought out people with unique and interesting stories and featured them in a way that was true to the character and heart-warming to the audience. She is a big believer that “everyone has a story.” Ariane traveled to New York City’s Madison Square Garden to cover a behind-the-scenes All Access segment of the Michael Jackson: Immortal World Tour by Cirque du Soleil. She was the main fill-in traffic reporter and covered her first hurricane at WAVY-TV 10 (Hurricane Sandy). She has been the guest speaker, host and emcee, and countless events in the Hampton Roads area during her time at WAVY-TV 10. She enjoys speaking to youth and encouraging people to follow their dreams. She was a part of a peer-led organization called TWP: Teens with a Purpose, where she and her husband worked as camp counselors showing teens how video and editing come together.
In June 2014, she assumed the role of Morning Anchor at KTUU Channel 2 News, the NBC affiliate in Anchorage, Alaska. The position was previously held by longtime anchor Sheila Balistreri who retired after more than 20 years at the station. She interned at the station in the summer of 2010 and is from Eagle River, Alaska. She went to Fire Lake Elementary, Gruening Middle School, and graduated from Chugiak High School. She was a four-year member and captain her senior year for the Chugiak Chaparral Dance Drill Team. She also attended the University of Alaska Anchorage for one year. She competed in several pageants with her first win as Miss Bear Paw in 1996. She later competed in the Miss America organization where she won the title of Miss Chugiak/Eagle River and later went on to compete for the title of Miss Alaska. She made the Top 10, which earned her a one-year scholarship to the University of Alaska Anchorage. She also won the swimsuit competition that year.
Later, she transferred to Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications with a concentration in Broadcast Journalism. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Ariane Aramburo Age
She was born in Alaska United States.
Ariane Aramburo Husband
She is married to her husband, Jules Ferguson.
Ariane Aramburo Children
She has a daughter, Amelia.
Ariane Aramburo Family
Her parents live in Eagle River, Alaska. Her younger brother Kaylan lives in Arizona and her older brother Kyle lives in Anchorage. He is also the Founder of Hybrid Color Films, a Full-Service production company. Kyle is also an Emmy-Award-winning director.
Ariane Aramburo Instagram
She is on Instagram as @arianemarisa. Her Instagram account is private.