Ernie Zuniga wakes up San Antonio bright and early as the anchor and co-host of Fox News First. He previously spent nine years as a sports anchor and reporter, including four and a half years in the Fox San Antonio Maximum Sports department. Zuniga also served as the play-by-play announcer during live high school football telecasts of Church's Chicken Thursday Night Lights on CW 35.
Ernie was born and raised in Victoria, Texas and began his career there at KAVU. In addition to Victoria and San Antonio, Ernie previously worked in Phoenix, Arizona. Some of his most memorable stories include covering three of the four Spurs championship title runs, covering the great South Texas flood of 1998, and spending the day on the "Wheel of Fortune" set during NFL players' week on the show.
Zuniga attended Texas A&M University and graduated with a degree in Communications from the University of Houston-Victoria.
He is active with the March of Dimes, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and served two terms as Vice President of the San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists (SAAHJ).
Ernie enjoys spending his spare time with his wife and three kids.