Rebecca Suárez — Chief Communications Officer
Rebecca Suárez is a 21-time Lone Star Emmy Award winner with more than 15 years of experience in media and communications. She came to the district from Univision (KXLN 45), where she was an anchor and reporter. She also previously served as HISD’s primary spokesperson for Spanish-language media, senior media relations specialist, and community affairs television host. She has also worked as an anchor and reporter for NBC Telemundo (KTMD 47). Suárez is a graduate of HISD’s Austin High School, and she attended HISD’s Navarro (formerly Jackson) Middle School and J.P. Henderson Elementary School. She holds a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Houston, with a double minor in media production and Spanish. She also holds a law degree from the University of Houston Law Center and is a member of the State Bar of Texas. She has earned numerous national, state, and local accolades, including the Gabriel National Award, Lone Star Emmy Awards, Houston Press Award, Media Honor Roll, and Francis C. Moore Medical Journalism Award.