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Nick Canizales

Daybreak Anchor
Credit: Scott Eslinger

Nick Canizales is a Daybreak anchor at 12News in Beaumont, Tx, specializing in anchoring news and features.

He rejoined 12News in November 2020 after working at our sister station, KCEN, in Waco where he has been the sports director since 2012.

Canizales, a Port-Neches-High School alumnus and 2005 graduate of Lamar University, is happy to be back home in Southeast Texas.

He's covered the Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans, the Super Bowl, the Astros, Rockets, MLB spring training, NCAA basketball & baseball tournaments as well as numerous high school state championships. He also covered Hurricane Ike in 2008 here in Southeast Texas.

Canizales has also announced play-by-play for football, basketball and baseball.

His career began right here at 12News where he started out running studio cameras and eventually worked his way into an on-air job covering sports in Southeast Texas. 

Over the years he has won numerous awards for his coverage of local sports as well as for his coverage of Hurricane Ike. 

When he's not working he loves spending time with his family, including his son Cade & daughter Madeline.

He makes it a goal to see his favorite sports team, the Dallas Cowboys, in-person every year and still screams at the TV when they are playing.

You can contact him at NCanizales@12NewsNow.com and follow him on Facebook at @NickCanizales12News, Instagram at @NickCanizales and on Twitter at @nickcanizales.