Linda Hurtado Biography – Linda Hurtado Wiki
Linda Hurtado is an Award-winning American journalist. She currently serves as an anchor for FOX 13 News in Tampa Bay. Hurtado anchors the FOX 13 News at Noon as well as the FOX 13 News at 4 and the FOX 13 News at 5. During her journalism Tv career, Hurtado has traveled to Cuba and Haiti covering in-depth reports. She has also covered hurricanes such as Andrew, Charley, and Irma, a Stanley Cup championship, a Super Bowl championship, and the Republican National Convention, where she secured the only local TV interview with Ann Romney.
Hurtado has also hosted and anchored many live events, including the Martin Luther King and Gasparilla parades, and NASA space shuttle launches. Prior to joining Fox 13 News, Hurtado worked at TV stations, serving as a reporter and a news anchor, in Fort Myers and Orlando. She attended The University of Georgia, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication and Media Studies, in 1989. Hurtado also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and political science, from Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia.
Hurtado is the recipient of numerous awards including 13 Emmys, an Edward R. Murrow award, Associated Press awards, Society of Professional Journalism awards, and a Florida Bar award for a variety of news and health stories.
As a breast cancer survivor, she is active and speaks regularly for events for the American Cancer Society. Her mother was also a breast cancer survivor until she finally succumbed to the disease in 1995. Upon her diagnosis and recovery, she has become the local emcee for the Susan G. Komen events. Hurtado supports the Face of Courage non-profit as well as the My Hope Chest that funds reconstruction for women who do not have insurance. Each year Hurtado donates proceeds from A Shoot for a Cure to the Florida Hospital Foundation to fund mammograms for women without insurance.
In her spare time, Hurtado enjoys sporting events cheering her daughters.
Linda Hurtado Age
Linda Hurtado’s age is unclear.
Linda Hurtado Husband
She is married to her husband Jorge. Together with her husband Hurtado have two biological daughters. They also have two stepchildren, and an adopted son from Cuba. The couple loves volunteering at non-profits and supporting Tampa’s NHL Lightning, NFL Buccaneers, and MLB Rays.
Linda Hurtado Salary
She earns an estimated annual salary of $80 thousand.
Linda Hurtado Net Worth
Linda Hurtado’s net worth is unclear.