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Hatzel Vela

WPLG-TV, Miami
Hatzel joined the Local 10 news team in 2014, returning to the town where he grew up. In his relatively short time at WPLG, Hatzel has covered some of the biggest stories, including the release of Alan Gross from a Cuban prison and various trips to Cuba, where he traveled across the island producing a travelogue that aired in segments on WPLG. Prior to WPLG, he was also on an Emmy-award winning team for a special on Pope Francis.