Shaira Arias is an Emmy Award winning multimedia journalist for NBC10 and Telemundo62. She can be seen weeknights on Noticiero Telemundo62 at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Shaira joined NBC10 and Telemundo62 in February 2020 and enjoys connecting with her audience and sharing their stories. As a bilingual reporter, she is passionate about creating a bridge between the Spanish and English-speaking audiences. Shaira loves covering the culture, soul and history of Philadelphia and its surrounding area.
“I love the diversity in its residents; there are people from all of over the country that live in Philadelphia,” said Shaira. “The stories in Philadelphia are constantly making national headlines which challenges me every day as a journalist.”
Prior to joining NBC10 and Telemundo62, Arias served as a multimedia journalist for two years at WUVP-TV. Prior to that, she worked as a field producer, freelance reporter and assignment desk editor for KMEX-TV in Los Angeles.
Shaira graduated from California State University, Fullerton with a bachelor’s degree in Communications and concentration in Broadcast Journalism. She has been nominated numerous times for her work and in 2019, she was recognized with a Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award in the Human-Interest category for “Cosecha Sin Frutos” (Fruitless Harvest), a story about the hardships that immigrant agriculture workers face in the fields picking crops.
Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, Shaira comes from a supportive, Dominican family and was a candidate for Miss Dominican Republic USA in 2014. When she’s not covering news, Shaira enjoys travelling, spending time with family, watching movies and volunteering at local community events.
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