IMAGE: Rebeca Velazquez

Rebeca Velázquez joined the TV5 Wake-Up Morning Crew in August 2019 as the newest traffic reporter. Her background is in weather as she received both a Broadcast Meteorology and Spanish degree from Mississippi State University. Go Bulldogs!

Rebeca was born and raised in Vicksburg, MS, not Michigan. but her husband is a native of Manistee, MI working for Dow Chemical as a Mechanical Engineer.

Before joining WNEM-TV, Rebeca worked in Jackson, MS at WJTV as the Weekend Morning and Weekend Evening Meteorologist. She also worked at KTVE in West Monroe, LA as the Weekend Evening Meteorologist right after graduating college.

As an alumna of Mississippi State University, Rebeca is proud to wear her maroon and enjoy all sporting events with her husband, Matt. Rebeca and her husband Matt live in Midland and are excited to be back in Mid-Michigan to raise their first child together!

Rebeca can be found on Facebook (Meteorologist Rebeca Velázquez) or Twitter (@beckystorm_wx). You can also contact her at with story ideas and traffic reports/pictures!

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