Camila Fernandez is a bilingual journalist for WMDT in Salisbury, Maryland covering immigration, breaking news and special reports.
Since joining WMDT, Camila has reported and produced stories about ‘Dreamer’ immigrants on Delmarva, natural disasters, education and legislative reform.
Fernandez is also news anchor for Latino Flavor, a Spanish language newscast for Azteca América affiliate WGDV-LD.
She has interviewed influential leaders: Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, U.S. Senator Chris Coons, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Delaware Governor John Carney, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and Maryland Representative Andy Harris.
Fernandez is also a freelance correspondent for Caribe Sano TV, a Colombian internet radio platform, covering special events like World Expos and Sabor Barranquilla.
Before moving to Salisbury, Fernandez lived in Miami reporting on the Venezuelan political crisis, the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro and tropical storms.
In 2015, she became News Director for FIU Student Media and interned at ABC 15 Arizona where she reported on immigration.
She grew up in a family of journalists. Her grandfather, Abel González Chávez, was an award-winning journalist in Colombia. He is her greatest inspiration.
Fernandez was born in Barranquilla, Colombia and graduated from Florida International University (FIU) with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication. She also studied French at L’Université Catholique de l’Ouest.
She also loves to travel the world and enjoys connecting with her Italian heritage. Fernandez also likes to volunteer for local organizations.