Adriana Michelle Davalos is an American/Mexican Multi-Media Journalist/Reporter working for NBC Newswatch 12, WJFW-TV, in Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
Splash Magazines Worldwide
At the age of 18, Adriana Michelle started out as an intern at Splash Magazines Worldwide. She worked closely under Lawrence Davis, the late Publisher/Editor-in-Chief. Taking notice of her knack for media, Davis quickly sent her to report on entertainment events and happenings throughout L.A. From celebrity red carpets to award gifting suites to charity galas, Adriana experienced it all as a young, aspiring reporter.
Miss California Latina
Learning and loving the media aspect of Hollywood, Adriana still dreamed of being on the other side of the red carpet. She finally got that chance at the age of 24 when she became the official titleholder of Miss Los Angeles Latina 2013. Her connections in the industry allowed her to flourish throughout Los Angeles as a beauty queen and community leader. She volunteered for organizations such as Aviva Children Family Services and Los Angeles After-School All-Stars. Brands she represented include COVERGIRL, Park Lane Jewelry, Ci Luce, L.A. Cosmetics, Too Faced Cosmetics and more. Adriana went on to claim Top 10 at the Miss California Latina Pageant 2013-14.
After her pageant success, in 2014, Adriana continued to build her relationships with brands and services throughout the globe. She created AMBmagazine.com to become her own boss and blog about all that she loved – entertainment, beauty, fashion, and lifestyle. AMBmagazine allowed her to be self-employed for the next few years and support her dream to return back to college. She graduated with a B.A. in Communication Studies from Cal State University Northridge in 2017.
Metro News Silicon Valley
Adriana returned home to San Jose, Ca, after earning her degree. She was hired as an Advertising Account Executive at the leading local newspaper – Metro. There she managed business clients in the areas of entertainment, retail, and food/beverage; consulting and managing all of their marketing needs. She loved the position but by July 2018, she knew she had to return and pursue a journalism career full-time.