January was born and raised in Pecos, Texas. Her family moved to Corpus Christi when she was a junior in high school; but she is proud to say she is from the Permian Basin and that she’s a Pecos Eagle.
After graduating from Ray High School, in Corpus Christi, January joined the US Marine Corps where she served as a Motor Transport Operator for four years. The Marine Corps helped her build on the foundation that her parents had given her. She graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word with a BA in Marketing and Public Relations. She has spent the last 12 years working as an Advertising, Marketing and Social Media expert for various companies.
After moving back to Pecos in 2020 she joined KMID/KPEJ as a Digital Coordinator/Account Executive and later moved to news as a Producer for Digital Content.
She is a member of the Pecos Chamber of Commerce, the Pecos Lyons Club, Toastmaster’s International and a graduate of the Dale Carnegie Communications Program.