Nathalie Vera is a bilingual multimedia journalist at KCOY 12, the CBS affiliate in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties. Nathalie has also worked for the Univision affiliate on the Central Coast. 

She got her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara. In college, Nathalie was a recipient of CCNMA’s journalism scholarship, which not only helped her pay tuition, but forged a path in her career. 

Nathalie was born in Lima, Peru and likes covering immigration, community events, and shelter pups.