Paola was born and raised in Puerto Rico. After finishing her bachelor’s degree, she decided to pursue a Master’s in Journalism at DePaul University in Chicago. During her time at DePaul, Paola covered stories like the Women’s march and the Chicago mayoral election for the university’s TV newscast.
Paola also co-hosted a Spanish speaking radio show for the university and interned at Telemundo Chicago where she was able to do investigative work.
After graduation, Paola began her career in Fargo, N.D., where she was able to cover blizzards, BLM marches and the impact of COVID-19.
On her time off, Paola enjoys visiting vintage shops, painting and going on road trips.