Born, raised and educated in San Diego, Artie Ojeda returned to his hometown in 1996 to be a reporter at NBC 7 San Diego. Artie became a fixture on the early morning News This Weekend first with co-anchor Deborah Takahara and then Rory Devine.
Prior to coming to NBC 7 San Diego, Artie was weekend sports anchor at KCOP-TV in Los Angeles for five years. While there, the Associated Press named him the best sports reporter of 1995.
Artie was a reporter at KFMB-TV in the late 1980′s. It was there that he earned an Emmy® Award for Best Performance in News and a Golden Mic for Outstanding Coverage of the Cerritos Plane Crash. In 1998, Artie won a Golden Mic for best feature series reporting and a San Diego Press Club Award for Best Series of Reports.
A graduate of Serra High in Tierrasanta, Artie first attended City College. He was the editor of “The City Times” and won a statewide first place award for newspaper editing. He continued on to the San Diego State School of Journalism, and interned at many local stations throughout college. Upon graduation, Artie developed his reporting and anchoring skills while at KGUN-TV in Tucson and KTAB-TV in Texas.
You can see Artie anchoring the NBC 7 News on Saturdays and Sundays at 6pm & 11pm with Danya Bacchus.
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