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
  • Health insurer Anthem hacked

    SAN DIEGO — Anthem Inc., the nation’s second-largest health insurer, said Wednesday night that hackers had breached its system and that the personal information of tens of millions of customers and employees was possibly at risk. It is unclear when the breach occurred, Los Angeles Times reported. “Cyber attackers executed a very sophisticated attack to gain unauthorized access to one of our parent company’s IT system and have obtained personal information relating to consumers and Anthem Blue Cross employees who […]

  • Vietnam vet says VA is denying him benefits for exposure to Agent Orange

    SAN DIEGO — A local Vietnam veteran says  Department of Veterans Affairs officials in San Diego are denying him benefits that are rightfully his because of health problems caused by exposure to Agent Orange more than 40 years. “In Vietnam, I was fighting the [Viet Cong] – this is a more vicious enemy,” said Ron Rabush as he pointed to the Veterans Affairs Offices in San Diego Tuesday. Rabush was an S-5 psychological warfare officer in the Army in Vietnam. […]

  • Family confirms body found is missing AIG executive

    PALM DESERT, Calif. – Deputies searching for a missing AIG executive found a body Thursday, authorities said. Riverside County Sheriff’s deputies and a dive team were looking for Omar Arce Meza, 33, at the pond at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort since Monday, sheriff’s spokesman Deputy Armando Munoz said. Authorities had not confirmed the identity of the body, but family members told Palm Springs TV station KMIR that the remains were those of Omar Arce Meza. Meza, who had ties to San Diego, […]

  • Abandoned sailboats cost taxpayers thousands

    SAN DIEGO — It’s become a floating nuisance on San Diego waters. A growing number of sailboats, catamarans and other vessels are being abandoned and its costing taxpayers thousands. “This one is sinking,” said Lt. John Sandmeyer with San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, as he showed us one of the recent arrivals at his makeshift impound yard on Mission Bay waters. “Someone can’t keep up with the payments, can’t pay for the dock space and they end up just leaving it,” […]

  • SeaWorld plans to double size of orca tank

    SAN DIEGO — SeaWorld officials publicly shared their plans to double the size of their park’s killer whale tank in front of the Mission Bay Advisory Committee Tuesday night. The  Blue World Project expansion will cost an estimated $100 million and would increase the orca tank’s volume to 10 million gallons of water, according to Mike Scarpuzzi, Vice President of Zoological operations at SeaWorld San Diego. The tank will be 350-feet long. The move comes on the heels of a plunge in SeaWorld’s […]

  • Overnight delays expected on I-5 in Camp Pendleton

    OCEANSIDE, Calif. — Major nighttime delays can be expected on Interstate 5 between Orange and San Diego counties starting Monday night as three of the four lanes are closed in each direction across Camp Pendleton overnight for freeway repaving, Caltrans officials said. Contractors and crews will close three of the four freeway lanes in two- mile sections of both directions between the Aliso Creek Rest Area and the Orange-San Diego county line. No detour is available across the Camp Pendleton […]

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    Undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses in 2015

    SAN DIEGO — Undocumented immigrants will be able to get driver’s licenses in California starting January 1. Assembly Bill 60 signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown requires immigrants show proof of residence, pass a written, vision and driving test and have vehicle insurance. “This is a privilege,” said Maribel Solache as she studied for her test. Solache’s one of an estimated 1.4 million undocumented immigrants in California who will now be eligible to get a driver’s license under the new […]

  • Man dies in fight with border agents

    SAN DIEGO  — A man died at a hospital after a Taser was administered during a fight with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agents at the San Ysidro Port of Entry, a San Diego police lieutenant said Thursday. San Diego police were called to the San Ysidro Port of Entry at 720 East San Ysidro Blvd. at 7:07 p.m. Wednesday to assist medics with a man who wasn’t breathing, said homicide Lt. Paul Rorrison. Officers arrived with medics to discover […]

  • Cigar enthusiasts excited over new US-Cuban relations

    SAN DIEGO – A cigar store owner in San Diego was one of many Cuban-Americans excited over the potential business opportunities following the announcement of U.S-Cuban relations. “This is shocking to the industry,” said Rami Abbouna, owner of Smoker Land on Black Mountain Road. President Obama announced Wednesday he would executive action to re-establish an embassy in Havana, increase American travel to Cuba, allow the use of American debit and credit cards on the communist island and even bring Cuban […]

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