Alum Shanna Mendiola: Emmy-winning Meteorologist on Hard Work, Success 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

ASIAN JOURNAL -- She continued “being really good at science” and went on to San Francisco State University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Radio and Television. She subsequently completed a meteorology certificate at Mississippi State University.

Before moving to NBC4 in 2014, she worked for TV stations in Denver, San Francisco and Oregon.

“Part of the job is moving around the country from little markets and working your way up. I had to leave home in order to do that and it was hard on the family because being Filipino American, everyone wants to be together,” she said. “It was difficult for me to do that for a while because I’d be away from my family and I couldn’t see them as much.”