Jorge Estevez Profile, Wiki, Bio, Nationality
Jorge Estevez is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for WSB-TV. He joined the station in January 2020.
Jorge Estevez Education
The son of Cuban immigrants, with a Puerto Rican background he is from West New York, New Jersey, where he graduated from Rutgers University with a dual degree in journalism and communication.
Jorge Estevez Career
Estevez serves at WSB-TV as a 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. anchor. With more than 20 years of experience as a journalist, He is excited to tell the stories that impact the people of North Georgia. While he has been a journalist since the late ’90s when he began his career in New York City, Estevez is eager to work alongside another set of seasoned professionals who make up one of the best stations in the country. He comes to Atlanta from our sister station WFTV, where he started in 2001.
In Orlando, he covered the effects of 9/11 on Central Florida tourism, reported on NASA’s Shuttle Columbia Disaster, and was in the elements for the severe hurricane season of 2004, during which several backs to back storms impacted the Orlando area. Jorge was also on the air to cover the devastation left behind on the island of Puerto Rico by Hurricane Maria in 2017. The story is of special significance to the Orlando area, because of Central Florida’s large Puerto Rican population.
But the most impactful moment that he covered was the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub where 49 people lost their lives in June of 2016. “When the victims’ names were released that first night, he interviewed someone close to a person who had died. It was the moment when this tragedy became real for so many people,” said Jorge, who was also asked to host the first organized vigil where 50,000 people gathered around Lake Eola and grieved for the lives lost.
For a short time, he left Orlando and worked at the CBS station, WFOR, in Miami. There, Jorge won his first of nine Emmy Awards for one of his special reports on traffic patterns in South Florida.
Quick Facts About Estevez
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 Million|
Jorge returned to WFTV a few years later. He landed his first broadcasting job as a reporter at News 12 The Bronx and was promoted to the position of morning anchor in less than a year. He will remember his time in New York City for his Emmy-nominated story of a 12-year-old boy-turned-author after his battle with bone marrow cancer.
For fun, he loves to stay active. From running miles on the pavement to spinning his wheels in a cycle class. But when he is not active, Jorge stays indoors and watches, among other things, countless hours of news. Estevez is also a fan of pop culture and how we consume information on all platforms, including social media.
Jorge Estevez Age, Birthday
Estevez was born in West New York, New Jersey, the United States. He has managed to keep his personal life private hence the year, month, and date he was born are unknown. However, he might be in his 40s.
Jorge Estevez’s height, measurements
Estevez stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Jorge Estevez’s Family, parents
Information regarding Estevez’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Jorge Estevez’s Husband, partner, Gay
Estevez is openly gay and married longtime partner Enríque Betancourt in December 2016 at Lake Eola Park.
Jorge Estevez Salary
Being one of the top news anchors for WSB-TV, Estevez earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Jorge Estevez’s Net Worth
Estevez has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a news anchor.
Jorge Estevez WSB-TV
At WSB-TV Estevez works alongside;
- Wendy Corona – Anchor / Reporter
- Sophia Choi – Anchor
- Zach Klein – Sports Director
- Alison Mastrangelo – Sports Director
- Jim Strickland – Consumer Investigator
- Nicole Carr – Investigative Reporter
- Justin Gray – Investigative Reporter
- Richard Elliot – Reporter
- Tyisha Fernandes – Reporter
- Monica Pearson – Journalist
- Eboni Deon – Meteorologist
- Richard Belcher – Investigative Reporter & Anchor
- Brad Nitz – Meteorologist
- Glenn Burns – Chief Meteorologist