Lourdes Duarte Profile
Lourdes Duarte is an American Emmy award-winning anchor and investigative reporter who is currently working at WGN. She serves as an investigative reporter and co-host of the WGN Evening News which airs at 4 pm. In addition to serving as a co-host, she is also the co-anchor of WGN Morning News and a reporter for WGN News at Nine.
Lourdes Duarte Education
Duarte is a graduate of DePaul University with a bachelor of arts in communications.
Lourdes Duarte Career
She joined the WGN-TV team in September 2007 as a general assignment reporter for the WGN Evening News, WGN News at Nine, and the WGN Midday News. Previously, she worked at WJBK-TV, the Fox affiliate in Detroit, Michigan where she served as a reporter and a fill-in anchor. Furthermore, she also did work at WXIN-TV in Indianapolis where she served as a sa reporter for a period of two years.
While she worked at WXIN-TV, she launched and hosted the station’s public affairs program, “Hoy en Dia,” and also served as the anchor of the daily news cut-ins in Spanish for radio station WEDJ-FM. Furthermore, she also worked at WHOI-TV where she served as a reporter. Duarte also worked at WTMI-FM and WLRN-FM. Her career began in Chicago where she served as a freelance reporter for Telemundo.
In addition, she is a four-time Emmy Award winner prior to also receiving an Emmy nomination for a story on deportation. Together with a V, they had boarded the plane that transported undocumented immigrants to their home country. Furthermore, while she worked at WGN, she hosted Adelante Chicago.
She was chosen in 2009 as one of DePaul University’s 14 Under 40 and is on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Communication.
Quick Facts About Lourdes Duarte
|Full Name||Lourdes Duarte|
|Age||46 years old as of 2021.|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Lourdes Duarte Age
Duarte is 46 years old as of 2021. She was born in 1976, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She has, however, not revealed the date and month she was born as she likes to keep her personal life private.
Lourdes Duarte Height
Duarte stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m) tall.
Lourdes Duarte Family| Parents
Duarte was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Her parents are believed to be Cuban. However, he has not revealed the names of her parents or those of her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private.
Lourdes Duarte Engaged| Matt Mcgrath| Engaged To Matt
Duarte was in a relationship with Matt McGrath who is Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s press secretary and in February 2019 he proposed to her. Later in June 2019, she announced that she was pregnant in an episode of Noticias de mi Corazon. Together they have been blessed with a daughter in August 2019 who they named Madeline McGrath.
Lourdes Duarte Net Worth
Duarte has an estimated net worth of between $100,000 – $1 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor and investigative reporter.
Lourdes Duarte Salary
Being one of the top Journalists for WGN-TV, Duarte earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.