Christian De La Rosa wants to know your story. He comes to FOX 5 San Diego from Orlando, Florida where he spent 5 years covering hurricanes, The Case Against Casey Anthony and the controversial killing of Trayvon Martin.Christian also covered numerous NASA shuttle launches, and also reported on the economic impact after the Shuttle Program retired in 2011. Before his time in Central Florida, Christian worked in Panama City Beach and in Gainesville where he graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Telecommunications/News.

For Christian, reporting isn’t just a passion, it is also a responsibility to give people a voice and expose those that need exposed. Christian has won several awards for his reporting. He’s also reported internationally on several occasions; most recently he traveled to Kenya where he told the stories of children living in extreme poverty.

Christian is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. He was born and raised in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico where he also attended La Universidad de Puerto Rico, recinto de Rio Piedras.

In his free time, Christian enjoys traveling internationally. He is excited to explore and try everything America’s Finest City has to offer. And remember, if you have a story to tell, don’t think twice to email him.

What’s on your music playlist? It’s a broad playlist; The Cranberries, La Oreja de Van Gogh, Mozart, Ace of Base and Ricky Martin (from back in the day).Which professional sport would you play and why? I think I’d rather just sit and watch. Why? I can mingle. If you were not in TV news, what profession would you choose? I’d probably open a coffee shop in the Canary Islands.
What’s something that no one knows about you? I was a gymnast for 7 years.
Dinner for 5, who would you invite? Marilyn Monroe, Fidel Castro and George Bush (sitting side by side), Princess Diana and Jesus Christ. (Dead or alive)


Recent Articles
  • Undocumented immigrants left waiting on Obama’s appeal

    SAN DIEGO — The Obama Administration is on the defensive as it works to appeal a decision by a federal judge to halt his executive action on immigration, which was supposed to take effect Wednesday. “There’s nothing we can do, there’s just nothing that we can do right now…I’m devastated,” said a woman only wanting to be identified as Maria. She’s one of many who saw their hopes shattered earlier this week when a federal judge in Texas ordered an […]

  • Local man threatened by IRS scammer

    SAN DIEGO – A San Diego man who was taken aback by a fraudulent call he received and wanted to warn others before they fall victim to the tax scam. Elmer Rodriguez recently received a call from a woman claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service. “[The woman] said that I had committed a tax fraud and to be prepared with a lawyer because I may need one,” said Rodriguez. “They know my phone, they know where I live.” During Rodriguez’s […]

  • Local families await presidential action on immigration

    SAN DIEGO — Anticipation for President Barack Obama’s planned executive action on the nation’s broken immigration system is growing across the country. Experts estimate as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants–150,000 in San Diego–could benefit. “I feel very blessed that I’m able to live here and I thank every day that I have my parents,” said Nazareth Ramos, 16, a high school senior. Ramos is enrolled in college courses and wants to study engineering. He benefited from President Obama’s first executive […]

  • Man accuses DeMaio of exposing himself

    SAN DIEGO — As Republican Carl DeMaio worked to stay on course hours before Election Day, accusations of sexual harassment against him continued to mount Monday. Former DeMaio campaign volunteer 25-year-old Navy veteran Justin Harper said an incident between him and DeMaio happened  in July while he used a urinal. “I kind of heard the stall door open and I kind of felt that he was close, or someone was behind me and I turned around and he was there, just standing, his […]

  • Family finds renewed hope 30 years after young woman’s death

    SAN DIEGO — A cold case recently solved by San Diego Police is raising questions about another murder investigation gone unsolved for more than 30 years. “The way she died still haunts us,” said Lorraine Thall, whose sister, Barbara Nantais, was 15 years old when she was found dead at Torrey Pines State Beach 36 years ago. “I have to believe that there’s more to life than just the physical, ’cause the physical part of what happened to her is the most horrible […]

  • Ex-SDPD lab tech suspected of girl’s murder commits suicide

    SAN DIEGO — A one-time San Diego police criminalist who died in an apparent suicide in the East County highlands this week was due to be arrested on suspicion of taking part in the gruesome murder of a teenage girl 30 years ago, authorities reported Thursday. Kevin Charles Brown, 62, was found dead at Cuyamaca State Park on Tuesday afternoon. Brown evidently had killed himself, SDPD Lt. Paul Rorrison said, declining to disclose what led to that conclusion. In November […]

  • Voters hear separately from DeMaio, Peters

    SAN DIEGO — In what could shape up to be the nation’s most contested political race for a congressional seat, Carl DeMaio and Congressman Scott Peters spoke Wednesday to voters who are hoping to make a decision in light of what has been a negative–and at times nasty–campaign. But the debate held at the Rancho Peñasquitos Town Hall Wednesday night was an unusual format. In what was more like a forum, each candidate had 30 minutes to answer questions submitted by voters. Among the issues […]

  • Dario Guerrero Meneses

    Harvard student stranded in Mexico returns to U.S.

    SAN DIEGO – An undocumented Harvard student, who was stuck in Mexico after leaving the U.S. to get his dying mother help, crossed the border into San Ysidro Tuesday. Dario Guerrero Meneses, 21, is a Harvard film student who had been in Mexico since July when he took his mother there to get alternative cancer treatment. When he tried to come back to the U.S. after his mother died in August, he was denied. Guerrero came to the U.S. illegally with […]

  • Water Nozzle

    San Diego adopts mandatory water restrictions

    SAN DIEGO — The San Diego City Council voted unanimously Monday night to make the voluntary restrictions on water use in the city mandatory starting November 1 in response to the continuing drought and dwindling water supplies. City officials were prompted to make mandatory the voluntary restrictions, which had been in effect since July, in an attempt to reduce water usage up to 20 percent and avoid a potential supply shortage. “The state is in an unprecedented drought so we […]