Miguel Almaguer was named NBC News correspondent in April 2009 and is based in Burbank, California. He contributes to all NBC News properties, including “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams,” “Today” and MSNBC.
Prior to NBC News, Almaguer was a general assignment reporter specializing in breaking news coverage at WRC in Washington, DC since 2006. Before joining WRC, Almaguer was a reporter for KCRA in Sacramento from 2003-2006. His first job in television was with KSBW-TV in Salinas, California from 2000-2003.
Almaguer received an Emmy Award for coverage of the San Diego wild fires in 2007, and was an Edward R. Murrow Spot News Award Winner in 2004. In addition, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists has honored Almaguer with awards and scholarships.
A native of Berkeley, California, Almaguer graduated with high honors from San Francisco State University with a degree in broadcast communications.