From TV host and executive producer to actor and director, Emmy award winning television personality, Victoria Recaño is captivating audiences on both the big and small screen. She returned to Inside Edition as a West Coast Correspondent in 2012, after having first joined the roster in 2002. Prior to that, Victoria joined KTLA as the co-anchor of the 6 and 10pm newscasts.
Sitting down with some of the most influential people in the world, Recaño has covered stories ranging from business and politics to entertainment and lifestyle from Bill Gates and President Barack Obama to Tom Cruise and Wolfgang Puck.
Always on the move, Victoria has flown alongside Air Force One with the White House Press corps and has dared to get behind the wheel with racecar driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
From the red carpet at the Oscar’s to the democratic debates, she is always on the inside track when it comes to current events and celebrity news. She spent five seasons as a host and correspondent for CBS's The Insider and Entertainment Tonight, the top Syndicated entertainment news magazines in the world. As a special guest contributor to Gourmet Live and a guest critic for GAYOT.com, she has getten the hottest dish from the table with celebrities and star chefs.
Recaño was also a special correspondent and media expert for TV Guide’s Hollywood 411. She has been a guest host on ABC’s The View as well as the creator and host of “The Trend”, a fashion and lifestyle web series on Zappos.com.
At the height of the tech boom, she was named the anchor of ZDTV News, later renamed TechTV, in San Francisco. During her time there, she also reported for the NBC affliate, KNTV.
Recaño began her broadcast journalism career as a general assignment reporter at KPLR-TV in St. Louis. Throughout her career, Victoria has continued serving her community through various programs including, Food Outreach and the ZATA Project, organizations providing care to HIV/AIDS infected patients, as well as volunteering for Catholic Charities of Los Angeles.
With a passion for travel and cooking, Recaño also enjoys hosting culinary events, like LA Food and Wine as well as Pebble Beach Food and Wine. A magna cum laude graduate of Loyola University of Chicago, Recaño currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and three children.