Vic Vela is a reporter and host for Colorado Public Radio News. He covers politics, crime, sports, and entertainment.
Vela joined Colorado Public Radio in 2015 after working for several years for CPR as a freelancer. He was legislative editor for Colorado Community Media, a sports anchor and reporter for an NBC affiliate in Amarillo, Texas, and a reporter for The Daily Record in Cañon City and for the Albuquerque Journal.
Vela received a B.A. in speech communications from the Metropolitan State University of Denver, and an M.A. from the Walter Cronkite School for Journalism at Arizona State University.