Claudia Puente is a multimedia journalist at Spectrum News 1 North Carolina. Raised in the vibrant city of Charlotte, her deep-rooted connection to the community drives her commitment as a reporter.

Claudia graduated cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (Go Niners!), then embarked on her career as a multimedia journalist and weekend anchor for KAMC News in Lubbock, Texas.

Through hard work and perseverance, she worked her way back to the Queen City. Claudia is proud to be back in her hometown, using her platform to uplift and empower the voices of the Charlotte community.

With her commitment to authentic storytelling and unwavering dedication to her craft, Claudia strives to make a significant impact in the world of journalism.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Claudia enjoys being outdoors, hiking through some of North Carolina’s scenic trails, enjoying sushi at her favorite restaurant, or watching a scary movie.

You can find Claudia on Facebook and Twitter @ClaudiaPuenteTV.