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Biography

Steven Romo is an Anchor and Reporter for the ABC owned-and-operated station in Houston. He joined 13 Eyewitness News in 2016.

He's a native Texan and an award-winning journalist who's anchored and reported for several stations across the Lone Star State.

Before heading to Houston, he ventured no...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an associate producer and weekend reporter at a small market in Texas. While in college, I wrote for The Battalion newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not for school or work.

How is social media changing news?

It is making delivery faster, but with that sometimes accuracy slips. It makes our gatekeeper role even more important.

Awards

Texas Associated Press Broadcasters

2012 - Investigative
I won an award for my investigation into questionable spending by the City of Corpus Christi, Texas. I found documentation showing an employee authorized nearly $10,000 to purchase a new timer to count down three minutes of public comments for each citizen who wish to speak at city council meetings. The report led to changes in the way large purchases are approved in the city.