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Damian Trujillo Wiki – Damian Trujillo Biography
Damian Trujillo is an American Emmy-award-winning news reporter at KNTV an affiliate of NBC Universal station. He joined the station in 1996. He has been an NBC Bay Area News reporter, host, and producer of “Comunidad Del Valle,” the longest-running public affairs program in the Bay Area. Comunidad Del Valle now also airs in Spanish on Telemundo 48. According to his LinkedIn, prior to joining NBC, he was at KSTS Telemundo 48 as a reporter from 1995 to 1996 and as an assignment editor from 1994 to 1995.
He has been honored with awards from the Associated Press, the Radio and Television News Director’s Association (RTNDA), and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. He was named “2004 Reporter of the Year” by the Associated Press Television and Radio Association for California and Nevada and five times nominated for an Emmy Award. He was brought up in Greenfield, about 2 hours south of San Francisco on Highway 101. While in high school, he worked in the agricultural fields of the Salinas Valley, with his family, to help make ends meet. He picked garlic, broccoli, cucumbers, and strawberries.
Being a former farmworker, he now honors his first job, on the Cesar Chavez Holiday. Every March 31, his family hosts family, friends, and students. They make sacked lunches at his home and distribute them to roughly 250 farmworkers in the South Bay. The gesture is a “thank you “ to farmworkers, for their tireless work. In addition, each year, the Trujillo family awards a college scholarship to the son or daughter of a farmworker in Greenfield.
In 2012, Carolyn Brown, professor at American University in Washington D.C., produced a half-hour documentary on the life of Damian Trujillo titled “From the Fields: An American Journey”. He has screened the film at Stanford, Georgetown, and Harvard universities, at The National Steinbeck Center. And April 2013, Congress invited him for a special screening on Capitol Hill. He attended San Jose State University from 1988 to 1993 graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism.
Damian Trujillo Age
He is originally from Greenfield, San Fransico. His age will be updated soon.
Damian Trujillo Wife
He is married to his wife Monica. They have three kids together.
Damian Trujillo Children
He has three children, a daughter named Malyna and twin sons named Isela and Michael Damian.
Damian Trujillo Instagram
Damian Trujillo’s Instagram account is @newsdamiantrujillo. His Instagram bio reads, “Former farmworker. Now Emmy Award-winning reporter for @nbcbayarea since 1996, and @telemundo48. Former member of The Brown Berets of the Airwaves” He is also on Twitter as @newsdamian.