Marlane Rodriguez is a Local 23 News General Assignment Reporter in Brownsville.

A Brownsville native, she dreamed of being a news reporter since high school. Marlane studied communication at the University of Texas at Brownsville, and worked with the student newspaper, The Collegian. Before Marlane became a reporter, she taught students with special needs at Garcia Middle School and Rivera High School, where she graduated from. Marlane enjoys going to the beach, photoshoots, theater, spending time with family and nature and practicing mindfulness and meditation. Marlane has a big heart for the population with special needs. She hopes to shine the light on their many accomplishments and voice their concerns. If you have any story ideas, message her!

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