Four time Golden Mike®winner and 5 time Emmy Award winner Palmira Pérez is one Los Angeles’ most trusted television news anchors. Her proven track record of breaking news stories and producing award winning news specials make her one of the most exciting TV personalities. From covering national elections, traveling the world to film tv specials, hosting the Rose Pa- rade, Fiesta Broadway, Lakers and Dodgers Parades and the Los Angeles Marathon, Palmira Perez is considered one of the most recognized and influential Hispanic journalists.
Pérez’s journalistic work has earned her four Golden Mike Awards from the Radio & Television News Association of Southern California (RTNA). The Golden Mike Awards are Southern Cali- fornia's most prestigious broadcast journalism prize. Add to that 5 Emmy awards for her work as a journalist and reporter for Univision Bay Area. With 10 nominations for her groundbreaking work in feature reports, special news reports and investigative reports, she was the most nominated woman in the Northern California Chapter of the 2019 Emmy Awards.
With 20 years of television experience in Mexico and the United States, Palmira was most recently the anchor of the 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. newscasts on Spanish-language station KDTV Univision14 San Francisco-Bay area . Before that she was news anchor in KWHY-22 for 16 years where her tv newscast Was the highest rated among male viewers in Southern California
Pérez has interviewed some of the world's most influential figures including Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mexican Presidential candidate Josefina Vazquez Mota, Mexican President Vicente Fox and Jaime Labastida. She has also interviewed such iconic figures and multiple Singers. In June of 2012 it was Palmira Perez who made the historic announcement that KWHY-TV. Channel 22 will be the flagship station for the new Fox Spanish language network “MundoFox”.
Her extensive charity and mentoring work includes volunteering her time to The Mayte Prida Foundation, Latinas Lighting the Way for the Los Angeles Unified School District, Padres Con- tra El Cancer, The Girls Today Women Tomorrow Foundation and The Boys & Girls Club among many others.