Deena Marie Manzanares is a Utah native, but lived in NYC for a few years while attending the Atlantic Theater Company Acting School. Locally, she has worked as a professional actor for years in both stage and film. She had a successful comedic YouTube channel which led to opportunities such as national social media campaigns with Ford, interviewing both American Idol contestants in LA, and bands at the Entertainment Weekly lounge during Lollapalooza in Chicago. Deena Marie has emceed many live events, including TEDx, and you may have heard her filling in on the radio for various local morning shows. She has freelanced for local tv stations for years, filling-in as lifestyle host, feature reporter, and sideline reporter. She is thrilled to call ABC4 home. When she’s not at the station, you can find her onstage, and adventuring with her little son, which is always the highlight of her day.