Executive Producer

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Ariana Tejero

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Ariana “Ari” Tejero, LL.M., is a quadrilingual Los Angeles-based journalist and socialite. Ariana is an Emmy award-winning cable news producer, the senior producer of Spectrum News 1’s top-rated nightly newscast. Ariana represents Spectrum Networks Careers & Recruiting, manages the news department’s internship program, and leads its political coverage; in February 2022, she produced the inaugural mayoral debate for the City of Los Angeles. Prior to Spectrum News, Ariana was the executive producer of NBC Palm Springs, where she got her start in news production her sophomore year of college. Ariana was also a CNN cub reporter for HLN’s LA morning show during her senior year at university, before graduating valedictorian from Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television in 2017. Ari is a Loyola Law School fellow for 2022 and part of LA TV Week’s inaugural “Top 40 Under 40” Class of 2022. Outside of the newsroom, Ari is a public speaker, guest lecturer, emcee, panelist, brand ambassador, and celebrity guest judge for local events.

Film/TV Credits
Credit 1

"Your Evening on Spectrum News 1" (news at 5 p.m. & 6 p.m.)

Credit 2

"NBC Palm Springs News at 5 p.m. & 6 p.m."

Credit 3

"MichaeLA": HLN

Credit 4

"Olympic Zone": NBC network (syndicated)

Credit 5

"Desert Living Show": KMIR/KPSE-LD


1) Your Evening on Spectrum News 1 (news at 5 p.m. & 6 p.m.): line/senior producer from 2018 through present

2) NBC Palm Springs News at 5 p.m. & 6 p.m.: line/executive producer in 2018

3) MichaeLA: HLN: segment producer & talent from 2016 through 2017

4) Olympic Zone: NBC network (syndicated): line/executive producer & fill-in anchor in 2016

5) Desert Living Show: KMIR/KPSE-LD: line/executive producer & host from 2016 through 2018


Spectrum Networks


Union Affiliation

Non-Union, SAG-AFTRA Eligible, Guild Eligible


RTNA (Radio & Television News Association of Southern California)

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