Latoya Silmon is an award-winning journalist with multiple Emmys and Edward R. Murrow awards for her work. She anchors the noon, 3 p.m., and 6 p.m. newscasts, weeknights on News 3.
She joined the team in October 2016.
While at News 3, Latoya co-anchored five hours of nonstop coverage of Las Vegas’ darkest hour- the One October mass shooting. She also covered Super Bowl 52 in Minneapolis, Minnesota for the entire Sinclair Broadcast Group, field anchored the NFL Draft coverage in Las Vegas, and hosted numerous specials. Latoya also leads our St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway, raising millions of dollars for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases.
Latoya’s career highlights also include reporting from the Coretta Scott King Funeral in Atlanta, covering presidents, and moderating a forum on the “War on Terrorism.” The forum aired LIVE on C-Span. She is also featured in the documentary “Hate Crimes in the Heartland.”
She graduated from the University of Houston with a dual degree in broadcast journalism and public relations. She also studied Spanish at the Universidad de Salamanca in Spain.
In her spare time, Latoya loves to run, read, and give back to the community. She is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., and the Junior League of Las Vegas.
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