Natay Holmes is a native of San Diego, California where, at an early age, she discovered a love for journalism and being in front of the camera. As early as age 5, Natay would use her dad’s video camera during family gatherings, and report the latest “news” at the Holmes residence. From then on, she knew she had discovered her passion.
Natay attended San Diego State University (SDSU), where she created a major suitable to her career. She graduated in May 2012 with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in three departments: Journalism and Media Studies; Television, Film, and New Media; and Communications. During her studies at SDSU, Natay attended classes at San Diego City College in their News Broadcasting program. She gained experience as a multi-media journalist; writing, editing and producing her own news packages that would air on television, through City College’s “News Scene” broadcast.
Natay took the first step in her career with an internship at KUSI-TV, in 2011. She interned for six (6) months, and was then offered a News Production Assistant position. After handwork and determination, Natay excelled in her work efforts at KUSI-TV, and has now taken on the role of producing the 7am weekend hour, on “Good Morning San Diego.” Natay’s biggest accomplishment thus far, was being able to obtain a job in her field before the end of her college career.
When not working on the days current events, Natay enjoys reading, shopping, spending time with friends, and relaxing at the spa. She is very family oriented, and you can always catch her cheering on relatives at numerous sporting events. Natay likes to travel, and welcomes the thought of experiencing new ideas and places. Her ultimate goal is to become a reporter/ host in the entertainment industry.