Lorena Carmona

Morning Producer

Lorena Carmona joined the News 5 team in August of 2013 as the morning producer for News 5 Today. She stays up all night putting together the 6 a.m. morning show.

She is a graduate of the  University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a degree in Journalism. During her time at UNL, Lorena traveled to India as a part of a journalism study abroad trip. For two weeks, she got to write stories and take photos of Indian culture.

Lorena was also a reporter for the Daily Nebraskan, the student newspaper on campus. She also  worked for Star City News, KRNU and Blueprint Magazine. She worked for the Omaha World- Herald for a semester as part of a fellowship program.

While at the Journalism College, Lorena worked as a writer, producer, photographer, videographer, editor and reporter.

One of her fondest memories in college was photographing from the sidelines of several Husker football games.

During her free time, Lorena enjoys spending time with her friends and family, especially her niece named after her. She also likes watching Netflix, taking photos, traveling and going to concerts.

Lorena's most admired journalist: Diane Sawyer, Harry Smith & Reena Ninan

Lorena's favorite bands: Linkin Park, Breaking Benjamin and Three Days Grace

Lorena's favorite television shows:
1. Gossip Girl
2. Vampire Diaries
3. The Newsroom
4. House M.D.
5. Everwood