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Connect With Adriana Mendez

Adriana Mendez is News 13’s evening Traffic Anchor and Reporter covering stories across Western North Carolina.

Before moving to Asheville, she worked in Grand Rapids, Michigan as a Sports Anchor and Reporter. During her time in the “Mitten State”, she covered a variety of sports teams from the Detroit Red Wings to the Pistons’ D-League team, the Grand Rapids Drive. Adriana’s professional background also includes working for KWKT in Waco, Texas where she was a General Assignment Reporter.

She is a Wisconsin native who holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin Parkside, located in her hometown of Kenosha. She enjoys reading, outdoor activities and loves the Green Bay Packers. Adriana is excited and thrilled to be a part of the beautiful Asheville community.

If you have a news story or just want to say hi, you can contact Adriana by sending her an email to