Breakdown Booth: The realities of being a foster parent

Digital Journalist Erica Hernandez talks about her first month as a foster parent.

Digital Journalist Erica Hernandez stepped into the News at 9 Breakdown Booth to talk about her experience as a first-time foster parent.

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About the Authors:

Erica Hernandez is an Emmy award-winning journalist with15 years of experience in the broadcast news business. Erica has covered a wide array of stories all over Central and South Texas. She's currently the court reporter and cohost of the podcast Texas Crime Stories.

Valerie Gomez is lead video editor and graphic artist for KSAT Explains. She began her career in 2014 and has been with KSAT since 2017. She helped create KSAT’s first digital-only newscast in 2018, and her work on KSAT Explains and various specials have earned her a Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media and multiple Emmy nominations.