Maria Hallas joined NBC29 as a general assignment reporter in April 2013 and is happy to return to Charlottesville.
Maria received her M.A. in journalism from the American University School of Communication in May 2013. While in journalism school Maria interned in the newsrooms at WTOP and CBS News in Washington, D.C.
Maria is an experienced attorney who practiced law over ten years and was a shareholder at a private international law firm.
Maria graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law and Duke University, Phi Beta Kappa. Her majors there were political science and Russian.