Jovana Lara Profile
Jovana Lara is an American News Anchor and Reporter who is working for ABC7 serving as a reporter/anchor. She has been working for the network since 2000.
Jovana Lara Career
Lara is the weekday midday anchor and reports on solutions to community problems for Eyewitness News. Since joining ABC7 Eyewitness News in 2000, she has won four Emmys for her role as co-host on Vista L.A. As a reporter, she has covered everything from breaking news including crimes, fires, and natural disasters to in-depth feature stories. She has traveled to Mexico and Guatemala to cover immigration, earthquakes, and the Pope’s visit as well as the ongoing quality of life issues facing both Mexico City and Los Angeles. Additionally, Jovana is also active on behalf of the station at many community events.
She graduated from Loyola Marymount University and originally pursued a career in business. Lara started in Palm Springs working weekends for KESQ. After one year of reporting, she was promoted to weekend anchor. Eager to hone her reporting skills, she took on a second job reporting for the Orange County News Channel.
Lara continued to work both in Palm Springs and Orange County until she was hired to report by KNSD in San Diego. During Lara’s first year in San Diego, she won an Emmy for a story about a small village near Tijuana that washed away in the 1997 mudslides of El Nino. Her two other stories were also Emmy-nominated that year. Later, Lara won commendations from the San Diego Press Club.
Jovana Lara Age
Lara was born on January 11, 1966, in Cuba (she is 55 years old as of 2021.) She celebrates her birthday on 11th January every year.
Jovana Lara Height
Lara stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Quick Facts About Jovana Lara
|Age||55 years old as of 2021|
|Spouse||Dr. Randy Brooks|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 million|
Jovana Lara Family
Lara grew up in Glendale after her family emigrated from Cuba when she was a small child. She is the daughter of Bonifacio Lara (father) and a mother whose name has not yet been disclosed. She had an older sister named Isabella who died from breast cancer in 2006.
Jovana Lara Husband
Lara is married to Dr. Randy Brooks and the couple is blessed with two children. Their firstborn, a daughter, Alex Brooks, is 17 years old, and a son, Hunter Brooks, is now 12 years old.
Jovana Lara Salary
Being one of the top News anchors and reporters at ABC7, Jovana earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Jovana Lara’s Net Worth
Lara has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor and Reporter.
Jovana Lara Nationality
Lara was born in Cuba but was raised in Glendale after her family emigrated from Cuba when she was a small child.
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Lara is the co-anchor of KABC’s 5 p.m. newscast. Additionally, she is also the Los Angeles ABC-owned station replacing Michelle Tuzee, who left the station in December 2021 after 23 years because of his health issues.
Jovana Lara ABC7
At ABC7, Lara works alongside;
- Tony Cabrera – General Assignment Reporter
- Alex Cheney – General Assignment Reporter
- Lori Corbin – Food Coach and Journalist
- Marc Cota-Robles – General Assignment Reporter
- Adrienne Alpert – General Assignment Reporter
- Rachel Brown – Anchor and General Assignment Reporter
- Marc Brown – Anchor
- Ashley Brewer – Sports Anchor/Reporter
- Rachel Jordan – Community Journalist
- Brandi Hitt – Journalist
- Miriam Hernandez – General Assignment Reporter
- Jade Hernandez – General Assignment Reporter