KSAT-TV has fired police reporter Gina Galaviz a week after she was charged with assault following a fight with her boyfriend. "Gina is no longer employed at KSAT 12," station spokesman David Cuccio said Wednesday in an e-mail.
When reached for comment Wednesday, Galaviz
couldn't talk because she
had guests.Subsequent calls to her
According to a police report, Galaviz
, 43, and her boyfriend, Ronald Aguillen, 46, were arrested after a fight July 25 that started in a bar and continued in the home of an acquaintance.
According to the report, Galaviz
had a black eye, bruises on her legs and scratches on her arm; Aguillen had scratches on his neck, chest and arm and a bite mark on his hand.
...Galaviz joined KSAT in 2001..
Over a span of almost 20 years, the San Antonio native and Jefferson High School graduate also has worked for two other local network affiliates, KENS and KMOL (now WOAI).She
also did a stint at Dallas-Fort Worth TV station KTVT. She
has filed memorable reports during sweeps ratings months, including a series on gentleman's clubs for KENS and, more recently, a story on prostitution for KSAT
, during which Galaviz
herself was propositioned by a motorist.
While at KMOL, she
appeared on "The Montel Williams Show" to talk about crime reporting.A year later, in 1998, the San Antonio Police Officers Association