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BELOVED TELE­VI­SION PER­SON­AL­ITY LOUIS AGUIRRE RE­TURNS TO THE MAGIC CITY AND YOUR TV SCREEN THIS MONTH AFTER A STINT IN TIN­SEL­TOWN.

Ocean Drive - - Contents September 2017 - BY KATIE JACK­SON

“I just can’t wait to walk my dog on the beach,” says a beam­ing Louis Aguirre when asked about his re­turn to mi­ami. “That’s what I’ve missed the most.”

For three years, the for­mer Deco Drive host’s ab­sence has been strongly felt, since he jet­ted off to LA to join The In­sider. After a suc­cess­ful stint co­host­ing the na­tional en­ter­tain­ment-news show, Aguirre is com­ing back to mi­ami, now at WPLG Chan­nel 10—where he worked when he was 24 years old—as an anchor and re­porter. “This is a quin­tes­sen­tial full-cir­cle mo­ment,” he says. “I’m not just com­ing home to mi­ami; I’m com­ing home to the place that gave birth to my ca­reer.”

The new po­si­tion also marks Aguirre’s re­turn to hard news, which he’s very ex­cited about. “I’ve had so much fun cov­er­ing en­ter­tain­ment for the past 18 years, but I’ve no­ticed my per­sonal fo­cus has shifted,” he says. “The light­bulb mo­ment came when I was in mi­ami when Fidel Cas­tro died. I went to Lit­tle Havana and saw my fel­low journalist­s out there, and I thought, Wow, I wish I could tell that story.”

And now he can. Start­ing this month, Aguirre is an­chor­ing the 4:30 and 5:30 pm news­casts and re­port­ing at 11 pm. “These are the sto­ries I feel most pas­sion­ate about,” he says. “I’ve al­ways had this in­cred­i­bly strong faith that life will push you in the right di­rec­tion. I’m look­ing for­ward to this next chap­ter.”

After cov­er­ing en­ter­tain­ment news for 18 years, Louis Aguirre (aƛoưe) feels ready to re­turn to Mi­ami to tell the hard-hit­ting sto­ries.

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