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Kiii-TV News Director, Richard Longoria was born in Beeville, raised in Corpus Christi. Graduated from Corpus Christi Academy. Attended two years Saint Joseph Seminary at Saint Joseph Benedictine Monastery near Covington, Louisiana.

BA in English/U.S. History from University of Houston. 1970

Staff member of United Farm Workers Union, 1971-1974, and Rocky Mountain Regional Director based in Denver.

Assistant District Director, Congressman Timothy E. Wirth, 2nd District, Colorado.1974-1976.

Graduate studies in Literature and Creative Writing at University of Iowa under Ford Foundation grant. 1976-1978

Lecturer in English at University of Incarnate Word in San Antonio. 1978-80.

Reporter for WOAI news radio in San Antonio. 1978-79.

Managing Editor KTRH news radio in Houston. 1980-81

Assignment Editor, Assignment Manager, Executive Producer, and News Director at KTRK ABC TV in Houston. 1982-1997

News Director KUSI-TV San Diego California. 1999-2003

News Director Kiii-TV, 2003-present.

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