Regina Yurrita was born and raised in the greater Los Angeles area and joined NBC Palm Springs in May of 2019. She graduated from Cal State Fullerton where she earned a bachelor’s degree in communications, emphasis in broadcast journalism.
During her college years she was part of the school’s English and Spanish newscasts where she was able to anchor and report on stories happening on campus and in Orange County. She later became the executive producer for the spanish newscast, Al Día, where she was able to report and anchor at the Mexico-United States border for an English edition of the show. And has recently been nominated for a Student Emmy for this piece.