Adrian Ortega is a news producer for the Nightbeat. He joined the station in 2016.
Adrian helped expand the Nightbeat to a one-hour newscast on the weekend and is now producing for the Nightbeat five times a week.
He's helped explain how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed over time and witnessed some of the impacts on San Antonio from 2021's winter storm. He's also helped produce live discussions on race and policing in San Antonio.
Adrian has helped KSAT Explains update viewers on the slow renovation process at the Alazan-Apache Courts on the West Side.
Before he joined KSAT, he was a news producer for KRGV in the Rio Grande Valley.
In his free time, he enjoys exploring different areas of San Antonio, traveling with friends and live theater.