Azia Celestino is a broadcast journalist, host, and producer. She is currently an anchor for Channel One News and has appeared on Complex, MTV News, Revolt Live, Variety, and VH1.
While with Channel One, she has covered domestic and international news events including the 2016 presidential election, Hurricane Maria’s impact on Puerto Rico, and the federal climate lawsuit. For the anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy, she produced and fronted an original series about the issue of fast fashion and the dangers of textile factories abroad. Azia’s profile on activist & ISIS survivor, Nadia Murad, won a Telly Award for 2018 General News or News Feature. She has also spearheaded diverse and inclusive stories for both Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and Hispanic Heritage Month.
Azia is passionate about stories found at the intersection of pop culture and social justice issues. She has produced and fronted live coverage at red carpets and award shows. Some of her notable interviews include Oprah Winfrey, Chelsea Clinton, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jane Goodall, Steve Carell, Reese Witherspoon, Kevin Hart, Neil Patrick Harris, and Mindy Kaling.