Samuel’s first day on the air was yesterday. He replaces José Rivera Adrovet, who left the station last Friday.
Samuel arrives to Tampa from WVEN, the Entravision-owned station in Orlando, where he had been a weather anchor since May of this year. Before that, he was a news reporter for Univision affiliate KCEC in Denver.
Prior to Denver, he spent 4 years in his native Peru, where he helped launch news channel Willax TV. During his time there, he worked as an anchor and news director.
Samuel was previously a news reporter for WNJU Telemundo 47 in New York from 2001 to 2009.