Roxie Bustamante
Roxie Bustamante is a multimedia journalist and joined the ABC13 family in March. She works in front of and behind the camera - shooting, editing and writing her stories remotely.

Roxie is a Texas native. She was born in Houston and raised in San Antonio and the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

A proud Red Raider, Roxie graduated with her Master's Degree in Media and Communications and Bachelor of Arts in Journalism at Texas Tech University in 2014. Then started her career as a multimedia journalist in her college town, Lubbock, Texas.

Roxie has also worked in Richmond, Virginia as a morning reporter and fill-in anchor. In 2018, she moved to San Antonio, Texas and worked for the TV station she watched growing up, KENS 5. Her storytelling is limitless. Roxie says her goal is to tell stories that matter to her community, her people, her family.

When she's not at work, Roxie lives by three simple rules: good food, good wine and good people.

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What is your favorite color?
Gold, but red is my favorite "primary color"

What is your motto?
Family first and loyalty is everything.

What is your favorite thing about your career?
When I was 7 years old, my neighbor who is still the weather man at KENS5 in San Antonio took a group of us to the station. When I felt the energy and the buzz in the newsroom, I instantly fell in love. It was at that moment, that I knew I was going to be a "news lady." Fast forward 20 years later, I'm interviewing at ABC13 and I felt the same buzz, the same energy. All of a sudden, I was that 7-year-old girl falling in love all over again. I'm proud to be a part of such an amazing team filled with genuine and talented journalists.

Who are your idols?
Selena Quinantilla-Perez and Oprah

What do you always have to have with you?
Hairspray and red lipstick

Roxie's Stories
More COVID-19 relief available for some small businesses and Houston-area renters
A new $159 million rental assistance relief fund is set to start accepting applications. Here's what to do in order to get help.
Houston mother of 4 spends savings for hotel after home was destroyed
Families across the Houston area are scrambling to find shelter after a catastrophic winter storm destroyed what they once knew as home.
FEMA includes grants for temporary housing, home repairs in Texas' emergency aid
Assistance will include grants for temporary housing and home repairs and more. Here's where to go to apply for help.
Severe property damage overwhelms Houston mom of 2 following winter storm
An adjuster assessed the damages and told the mother that repairs would take two months, leaving her to find housing for herself and two young children.
FEMA includes grants for temporary housing, home repairs in Texas' emergency aid
Assistance will include grants for temporary housing and home repairs and more. Here's where to go to apply for help.
Houston grocery stores hope to be back to normal 'within a week'
"Just like you're restocking your fridge, we're restocking our stores." Here's what local grocery stores are doing to keep their stores running and providing you with necessary goods.
After the storm, grocery stores and Houston Food Bank working to provide for families
Many families say they are having to replace everything in their fridge, others were already struggling to get food on their tables.
Shoppers come to each other's aid during winter storm fallout
As people without power and water wait in long lines for the essentials, there those who are happy to lend a hand to pay it forward.
H-E-B stores will work to stock shelves despite predicted road conditions
Officials in the Greater Houston area are urging residents to do their last minute shopping for groceries and essential items before the storm.
Houston renters should begin preparing their homes for freezing temperatures
Those living in or around the Houston area should begin preparing their pipes, pets, and plants against the historic freeze expected this weekend.