Laura Diaz Biography
Laura Diaz is a television personality and a renowned news anchor/reporter on KTTV Fox 11 in Los Angeles in the United States of America. She began working for the Fox station in May 2012, where she served as a solo anchor of the weekday editions of CBS2 News at 6 pm since April 2010 until she left the station.
To add to that, Laura is one of the most familiar and trusted journalists in Southern California. Moreover, the tv-personality has won awards for a wide range of stories that she has covered, from politics to entertainment to medicine.
She has won the Emmy Award 14 times and Imagen Award 3 times. Furthermore, Diaz was the first Mexican-American to hold a lead anchor position at a Southern California English-language television station. The award-winning newscaster has recently developed an interest in reporting on counter-terrorism efforts in Southern California.
Laura Diaz Age
Laura was born on the 16th day of February in the year 1958, her zodiac sign is Pisces. She is 61 years old as of 2019.
Laura Diaz Family
The renowned news anchor was born in Santa Paula, California in the United States of America and is a first-generation Mexican American. She holds an American nationality and is of white ethnicity. When she turned four years old her family moved to Santa Clarita Valley in Southern California.
Laura Diaz Education
Laura the television news anchor graduated from Hart High School. Afterward, she attended the California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly SLO) in San Luis Obispo, California where she studied and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
Laura Diaz Married | Husband
Laura is a married woman and she has been blessed with two children a boy and a girl whose names are Nash and Norah respectively. Diaz does not disclose much information about her personal life but she posts her pictures on social media with her husband and children. She has posted pictures of herself and family going for vacations.
Laura Diaz Career
After graduating, she got her first job as a newscaster on television was at KSBY in San Luis Obispo California. She went back to her hometown, Southern California as a reporter for KABC-TV in 1983, where she covered major stories, including the 1992 Los Angeles Riots, the Northridge earthquake in 1994, and the 1986 Los Angeles Central Library Fire.
Laura then started anchoring KABC-TV’S 6 pm weekday evening newscast in 1998. She then moved to join KCBS-TV in September 2002 as a co-anchor of the CBS 2 News at 5 and 11 pm. She was also one of the hosts of Vista L.A, one of the first public affairs programs in Southern California which served the English-speaking Latino audience in the region. After that, she moved to the FOX L.A. weekend news broadcasts in May 2012. As a FOX anchor.
Laura Diaz TV Shows
- Who’s the Boss?
- Once Upon a Fish
- Más que el Agua.
- Joseph M. Quinn Award for journalistic excellence and distinction in 2003.
- Emmy Award Winner (14 times).
- Imagen Award winner (3 times)
- Imagen Award for Best Local Informational Program.
- Emmy for Individual Achievement in Feature Reporting in 2006.
- Golden Mike Awards in 2005 and 2006 for best feature reporting.
Laura Diaz Net Worth | Salary
Laura earns her wealth through her successful journalistic career. Her estimated salary is around 182,000 dollars.
Laura Diaz Height
- 5 feet 8 inches tall
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