Rafael Contreras is the Univision Colorado prime time newscast anchor. He also anchors the 5PM New Mexico newscast and produces/anchors the 10PM for the same company which serves as a hub out of Colorado. Rafael joined the Univision family in 2014 and moved to the Colorado station in 2016. There he's been able to cover major breaking news, political stories as well as local community topics that affect the Hispanic community. Before starting his career, Contreras studied journalism at New York's private college, Mercy College, where he also took a paid internship and worked for almost two years at NBC / MSNBC Rockefeller Center. He was born in the Dominican Republic, lived in New York and Florida. Contreras is now more focused than ever, serving as a voice for those who feel silenced.