Mario Orellana

News Director

Mario Orellana has been the news director at KSAT since 2023. 

He started his career at KSAT 12 as a sports intern in 1995, the same year he graduated high school. He was hired as a part-time sports producer in 1996, later becoming a news editor and then a news producer. In 2008, he became executive producer of GMSA, then dayside executive producer in 2014 and was named assistant news director in 2019.