Efren Salinas

Lead Anchor, FOX Morning at FOX RGV

Efren Salinas, a McAllen native, has established himself as a prominent figure in the world of journalism. A proud graduate of McAllen Memorial High School’s class of 2003, Efren furthered his education at Baylor University, earning his degree in 2007. His pursuit of excellence led him to the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his Masters in Journalism in 2011.

With a diverse background in the field, Efren has held positions as a TV news cameraman, reporter, city reporter for ECN12, and a Bilingual Media Specialist for the 2010 Census. His journey also includes roles as a Video Journalist for The Austin American-Statesman, Video Director for Daily Dot Esports, and Video Production Manager for FloSports Content. Today, he proudly serves as the Lead News Anchor for Entravision.

Efren is deeply passionate about giving a voice to the voiceless and views journalism as a tool for the common man. Above all, his greatest passion lies in raising his child, who is the light of his life. He believes that journalism is the Fourth Estate, standing alongside the Judicial, Executive, and Legislative branches of government as a pillar of democracy.

Efren Salinas Lead Anchor, FOX Morning at FOX RGV