Lourdes Duarte Biography
Lourdes Duarte is an American television journalist and investigative reporter. She currently works for WGN-TV, where she is employed as an investigative reporter and co-host of the WGN News Evening News. Duarte is the recipient of several awards including two Emmy Awards for her work in journalism.
Lourdes Duarte Age| How Old Is She?
The investigative reporter was born in 1976. She is 43 years old as of 2019. Her exact month of birth is a subject of speculation and could not be verified. Due to this, we couldn’t also verify her birthdate and when she usually celebrate her birthdays.
Lourdes Duarte Family| Parents
Duarte was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Her parents are believed to be Cuban. She grew up in Chicago but also spent some of her time in Puerto Rico and Florida where she lived for a while. She was a bright student but went to a local high school then enrolled at DePaul University.
Lourdes Duarte Engaged| Matt Mcgrath| Engaged To Matt
The pretty face new anchor shared a picture with a man kneeling down to her in February 2019. She suddenly revealed that she is engaged to her mystery boyfriend. She went ahead posted a picture on her Instagram account with the caption:
“I can’t say enough good things about him. He’s kind and warm and patient. Simply the BEST! Thank you for spending your days with me. I’m incredibly aware of how lucky I am. Love and Besos to you Matt!!”
Lourdes Duarte Depaul
Duarte is a graduate from DePaul University with a bachelor of arts in communications. The school is a private, Roman Catholic university in Chicago, Illinois. It was founded by the Vincentians in 1898. The university’s name is taken from the 17th-century French priest Saint Vincent de Paul. In 1998, it became the largest Catholic university by enrollment in the United States and is still considered so in 2019. The school has two campuses located in Lincoln Park and the Loop. While recruiting it gives priority to first-generation students and others from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Lourdes Duarte Miami
Duarte debuted her career as a freelance reporter for Spanish television network Telemundo in Chicago. This was way before moving on to Metro Networks radio stations WLRN-FM and WTMI-FM in Miami. She then held television news jobs at WHOI-TV in Peoria, WXIN-TV in Indianapolis and WJBK-TV in Detroit. While in Indianapolis, she launched and hosted the station’s public affairs program, Hoy en Dia, which aired monthly on WTTV. The show’s focus area was majorly community issues and events. The television network was at the time the only local Spanish programming.
Lourdes Duarte WGN
Duarte joined the team of WGN-TV in 2007 as a general assignment reporter. She started anchoring WGN-TV’s weekday newscast WGN News at Five alongside Mark Suppelsa. She also hosted WGN’s biweekly public affairs show Adelante Chicago. Besides her main work as an anchor, Duarte started to give news briefs in Spanish especially on weekday afternoons on WLEY-FM In November 2012. She did this together with her counterparts midday show host Martin Omar Novela.
Lourdes Duarte Wgn News
Duarte moved from afternoons to mornings in August 2014. She consequently became a co-host of WGN Morning News, alongside Dan Ponce. According to media blogger Robert Feder, the new pairing of anchors led to the station’s biggest ratings boost in that time slot. Duarte, Ponce, and reporter Ana Beleval starred in telenovela parody series Noticias de mi Corazon. The parody was made in celebration of their Latin roots in 2014. The short episodes aired on WGN.
Lourdes Duarte Measurements
The gorgeous news reporter stands at an average height. She is neither short nor so tall. Her body measurements are 34-24-32. Additionally, her body weight is still not available in the public domain but will be shared as soon as possible when the information becomes available.
Lourdes Duarte Net Worth
Lourdes earns a noble income from her career. Her annual salary as the reporter and co-host of WGN-TV is estimated at $ 50,000. Likewise, she also worked in WJBK-TV, the average salary of the reporter at the network is around $49K – $53K. She has an estimated net worth around $1 Million as of 2019. Additionally, she has a marvelous three bedrooms ranch style main house valued at $300,000, in Des Plaines.
Lourdes Duarte Wedding
Many celebrities like to keep a tight guard when it comes to their romantic life. Lourdes is not the exemption, She has managed to keep her secret boyfriend away from the attention of the media. She is not yet married nor does she have any children. The dextrous journalist is currently engaged. Although she is always in front of a camera for most of her days, Lourdes personal life has never been caught by the media itself. Lourdes did have any wedding. If there is any wedding then we will let you know promptly.