Lauren Melendez Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WOWT, Salary and Net Worth

Lauren Melendez is an American Associated Press award-winning News Anchor/Reporter currently working for WOWT-TV since September 2020.

Lauren Melendez Profile

Lauren Melendez is an American Associated Press award-winning News Anchor/Reporter currently working for WOWT-TV since joining the station in September 2020. She currently anchors the weekend newscasts on WOWT 6 News.

Previously, she was in Peoria, Illinois, working for an NBC/ABC/CW+-affiliated TV station, WEEK-TV. She spent 3 years and 2 months there holding the positions of an investigative reporter and the weekend anchor.

Melendez won an award for Best Investigative Report for “Call for Help,” a piece about the local police department’s disregarded protocols.

She is a proud alumnus of Syracuse University-New York, where she earned a master’s degree in Digital Journalism, as well as a master’s degree in Broadcast. Also, Melendez obtained a triple major from the university.

While in Peoria, Melendez conducted political panels, emceed an award-winning live prime-time special on racial relations, hosted fundraisers, and volunteered on a daily basis. She is also very enthusiastic about diversity and representation in journalism and media as a biracial woman of American, Latina, and African heritage.

During her leisure, you can find her spending time with her 2 cats, Santiago and Tommy(she is a cat-lady!), or even jet-setting somewhere new or trying out new Keto-friendly recipes. Also, she likes traveling or even sometimes eating her favorite meal(she is a foodie!) during her free time.

Quick Facts About Lauren Melendez

Full Name Lauren Melendez
Age Not Available
Nationality American
Spouse Not Available
Net Worth $1 million – $5 Million

Lauren Melendez Age

Melendez’s age is unknown for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Melendez is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might in her 30s.

Lauren Melendez Height

Melendez stands at a height of approximately 5 feet, 6 inches (1.63m).

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Lauren Melendez

Lauren Melendez Family

Melendez spent all of her youth and childhood in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Information regarding Melendez’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, there will be an update as soon as it is available.

Lauren Melendez Husband

Information about Melendez’s dating life is unknown for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Melendez is engaged to someone or whether she is married. Also, there is no information regarding her having any children.

Lauren Melendez Salary

Being one of the top journalists for WOWT, Melendez earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Lauren Melendez Net Worth

Melendez has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.

Lauren Melendez WOWT

At WOWT Melendez works alongside;

  1. John Knicely
  2. Lauren Taylor
  3. Sharon Chen
  4. Danielle Avitable
  5. Dave Zawilinski
  6. Brian Mastre
  7. Leigh Waldman
  8. Rusty Lord
  9. David Koeller
  10. Mallory Schnell
  11. Clay Ostarly
  12. Joe Nugent
  13. Rex Smith

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