Caribe Devine is a weeknight meteorologist for EVB Live, 12 News at 5pm, Arizona Nightly News, and 12 News at 10pm. In addition to providing weather forecasts for all the evening shows, she does live interviews and feature segments on EVB Live at 4pm. Caribe began her career at 12 News in 2005 as weekend weather anchor and live shot feature reporter, before moving to weeknights in 2011.
Caribe was born in Longview, Texas but considers El Paso, Texas her home town. While in high school Caribe was news anchor for the Andress High School student news broadcast but decided on a different path in college. She graduated from the University of Texas El Paso with a degree in Elementary Education. Soon after college, fate brought Caribe back into news broadcasting and she landed her first job as a weather caster at KFOX-TV in El Paso, Texas. She also worked as weekend weather anchor at KTSM-TV in El Paso before coming to 12 News. Caribe holds a certificate of Broadcast Meteorology from Mississippi State University and is a member of the National Weather Association and the National Association of Black Journalists.
Caribe considers the highlight of her job as a meteorologist to be The Arizona Monsoon Season, which occurs during the summer months. From record breaking heat, to massive dust storms, and violent and torrential thunderstorms, Caribe's main goal is give the public what they need to know to stay safe.
Caribe is married to Renard Johnson and has two daughters.; Nevaeh born in October 2009 and Aviva born in December 2013.
About me: N/A
Hometown: El Paso, Texas
City of Residence: Phoenix
Your Heritage: Black & Mexican
Current Position: Weeknight Meteorologist
When you joined 12 News: 2005
College Graduated from: University of Texas El Paso & Mississippi State University
Interests/Hobbies: Reading, Hiking, Watching Movies, Eating at new Restaurants
Favorite Music: N/A
Favorite Song: I love Christmas songs. O' Holy Night.
Favorite Book(s): The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Favorite Quote(s): be who are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those that matter don't mind~ Dr. Seuss
Favorite Food(s): Chicken Mole
Favorite Color(s): Black & White
Favorite Travel Destination: Aruba
Children: Nevaeh born October 2009, Aviva born December 2013
Hidden Talent: definitely not cooking
Favorite Sports Teams: Utep Miners, Phoenix Suns, & Arizona Cardinals
Favorite Moment in Broadcasting: Too many to count. I've had some great memories in this career.
Why you decided to work in TV: I take pride in it being my duty to notify and educate the public on weather conditions whether its severe or just a sunny, hot Arizona day.
Where else I have you worked: KFOX-TV & KTSM in El Paso, Texas
First Story Reported: A Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event.
Your First Job: Hostess at Applebees
What People Would Never Guess About You: I did a onetime modeling job where I was on the box of Revlon Hot Tools curling irons all over the country.
What you love about living in Arizona: the weather, of course and the desert landscape is one of the most beautiful in the country
Your Biggest Pet Peeve: Slow Drivers
Your Prized Possession: N/A
What I'm Passionate about: My family
Dream Vacation: I would love to tour Africa.
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