Jackie Nespral Biography
Jackie Nespral is an American television anchor who is widely known as an anchor for NBC. She is also the former anchor of WTVJ-TV.
Jackie Nespral Age
Jackie was born on April 21, 1967, in Miami, Florida, United States of America. She is fifty-two years of age as of 2019.
Jackie Nespral Body Measurements
Unfortunately, there is not any information regarding her height, weight, shoe size and dress size. Otherwise, she has beautiful brown eyes and light brown hair.
Jackie Nespral Husband/ Daughter
Jackie is a married woman. She tied the knot with her love Dr. Armando Hassun Jr. The couple got married after being in a relationship for several months.
Since their marriage, the beautiful married couple has been enjoying their life happily. Together, they also have four children, three daughters Frances, Carolina, and Isabella, and one son named Armandi Jr.
Being a mother is not easy, but Nespral said she focuses on the special moments she gets to spend with her children such as going out on the boat, going out to a movie or traveling together.
So far, there are not any rumors of disputes and divorce of the couple till date. In addition, there are not any rumors of extramarital affairs and boyfriend of her. Currently, she is living happily with her husband.
Jackie Nespral Family
She was born to Cuban parents since both her parents are Cuban. She was raised up in the Little Havana area of Miami. with her two brothers; Jose and Frank. She owns an American Nationality belongs to the white ethnicity.
Jackie Nespral Education
She grew up in the Little Havana area of Miami. From the beginning of her childhood, she had a keen interest in acting. She also began to learn it from a very early age.
Talking about her education, Jackie joined St. Brendan High School. She belongs to American nationality but her ethnicity is unknown.
Later, she completed her graduation in psychology and communications from the University of Miami.
She began her career in entertainment and television during her college days at the University of Miami, where she was elected Orange Bowl Queen in Miami consecutively in two years; 1985 and 1986. She is also inducted into UM’s Iron Arrow Honor Society.
Following her graduation, she went to Florida International University to complete her degree in print and broadcast journalism.
Jackie Nespral Career
She began her career as Sabado Gigante’s spokesmodel on Univision. She later joined Univision’s TV Mujer (or TV Woman) on its final season. After it was canceled, she was chosen as one of the anchors in 1990 for the Univision’s national news show, Noticias y Mas.
Additionally, she has worked for the Cuban-American channel, Television Marti, and at CNN’s Miami affiliate, Dynamic Cablevision.
Nespral later moved to New York City in 1991.
While in New York, she became the first Hispanic American network television news anchor as the weekend co-host of NBC’s Today with Scott Simon.
In 1994, Nespral returned to Miami, where she was assigned as an anchorwoman for WTVJ, the NBC O&O station in Miami. She currently anchors the 5 pm, 5:30 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm newscasts for the station.
While with NBC news, Nespral became known for her interviews with prominent figures, ranging from national and international leaders to celebrities. She has extensive experience covering stories. Some of the stories she covered include the first US presidential visit in Havana and Papal visits to Cuba. She also covered the presidential inaugurations, presidential debates, and hurricanes. Additionally, she was instrumental in covering the World Series and NBA championships among others.
Her work was recognized with six Emmy awards. She also won a Silver Circle Award for her work of over 25 years in the industry
Jackie Nespral Net Worth
Currently, she has a net worth of $1.7 million. This is thanks to her hard work and dedication in her work as a journalist.
Jackie Nespral Impact
A South Florida native, Nespral has remained a familiar face throughout the community. She is a former member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Miami. Here, served as the first Hispanic woman past president of the University of Miami Alumni Association.
She is on the board and actively involved in Amigos For Kids. Jackie also served on the Board of Directors for the March of Dimes and the Columbia Women’s Center. She has also been at the board of directors for South Miami Hospital’s Child Development Center and the School of Communications at The University of Miami.
In addition, she gained a unique perspective of the community by serving as the Orange Bowl Queen in 1985-86. She was also tapped for the highest honor achieved at the University of Miami, the Iron Arrow.