Roxanne Vargas joined the NBC 6 News team in May 2007, but has been part of the NBC 6 family since 2003. Voted “Best TV Host” by the Miami New Times in 2012, Vargas is the host of NBC 6’s lifestyle and entertainment show, “6 in the Mix” which airs weekdays at 11:30am.
She reports daily on the NBC 6 news and also contributes to NBC 6’s sister station, Telemundo 51 with reports in Spanish on its entertainment show, “Acceso Total”. Previously, Vargas was on the NBC 6 news at 5am, covering breaking and national news, features, entertainment, health and consumer news. She is also a published author, co-writing the book 100 Things to do in Miami Before you Die.
Among various distinctions, Vargas has received five Emmy nominations for her reporting and hosting on NBC 6. In 2014, she joined an elite group of women around the world such as Brooke Shields, Demi Moore and Maria Shriver, and was inducted into famed fashion designer Donna Karan’s Women Who Inspire Program. She was honored with a community leadership award by the Girls Scouts of Southeast Florida and currently serves on the board of the Girl Scouts of Tropical Florida.
A South Florida native, Vargas earned her Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Florida International University. She is passionate about reporting in, and telling the stories of, the community she grew up in. Vargas is married with a son.