WATCH: KSAT News Now, a live streaming newscast with Alicia Barrera and RJ Marquez

Join the live, viewer-driven newscast with Alicia Barrera and RJ Marquez each Wednesday at 11 a.m.

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Welcome to KSAT 12′s live, viewer-driven newscast.

KSAT News Now streams live on all KSAT digital platforms each Wednesday at 11 a.m.

Join hosts Alicia Barrera and RJ Marquez for accurate reporting and entertaining conversation around the biggest and most talked-about news of the day.

In this edition, we spoke to a San Antonio professor who discussed why younger Hispanics lost out on speaking Spanish and whether “Spanglish” or speaking “Tex-Mex” is valid.

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You’ll also hear from meteorologists on the KSAT Weather Authority team to give you the latest forecast. Send the meteorologists a photo of the latest weather phenomenon you witnessed here.

How To Stream

Wednesdays at 11 a.m.

Engage with Alicia and RJ

  • Share the topic on your mind or reaction to one of the stories we cover in the comment section below
  • Submit a photo to the meteorologist of what you’re seeing in your neighborhood
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  • Leave a comment on the livestream or a news article on KSAT 12′s Facebook or Instagram page

About the Authors:

Alicia Barrera is a KSAT 12 News reporter and anchor. She is also a co-host of the streaming show KSAT News Now. Alicia is a first-generation Mexican-American, fluent in both Spanish and English with a bachelor's degree from Our Lady of the Lake University. She enjoys reading books, traveling solo across Mexico and spending time with family.

RJ Marquez has been at KSAT since 2010. He's covered a variety of stories and events across the San Antonio area, and is the lead reporter for KSAT Explains. He also covers the Spurs for on-air and digital platforms. You can see RJ regularly on KSAT Explains and Good Morning San Antonio. He also writes a weekly Spurs newsletter.