Jessica Aguirre Bio, Wiki
Jessica Aguirre is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for NBC Bay Area serving the station as a News Anchor. She has been working with this station since June 2007.
Jessica Aguirre Age
Aguirre is 60 years old as of 2023, she was born on the 25th of June 1963 in Miami, Florida, United States.
Jessica Aguirre Height/Measurements
Aguirre stands at the height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Jessica Aguirre Education
Aguirre studied at Smith College and is also a Columbia University graduate school of journalism.
Jessica Aguirre Career
Aguirre works at NBC Bay Area News where she serves as an Evening Anchor. She has been a primetime, evening anchor in Bay Area for over 20 years. Aside from anchoring the evening news, Jessica also serves as a co-host for NBC Bay Area’s Race in America: The Conversation Alongside Marcus Washington. This show explores racial equity and social justice and attempts to bridge the divide between backgrounds and generations. While at the station, she won an Emmy for her poignant series, on the emotional journey of an East Bay transgender teen and her efforts to preserve her fertility before undergoing sex reassignment surgery. This is another Emmy she received for her live coverage of the “Ghostship” warehouse fire in Oakland.
Moreover, Jessica was also inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Silver Circle for twenty-five years of excellence in television journalism. Being the daughter of immigrant parents, she is fluent in Spanish. She is deeply involved in organizations that promote literacy. She also helps stem the Latino achievement gap which includes The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley. In addition to that, she can also be found at many community events in the East Bay where she lends her voice to a variety of local causes.
Jessica Aguirre Cuba
Through her passion for news and global events, Aguirre has been taken from Cuba to England and many places in between. Aside from this, she has covered natural disasters like Andrew, and man-made catastrophes like the Oklahoma bombing. This also includes the 10th anniversary of 9/11 from ground zero. Moreover, she has also traveled to Brazil for the summer Olympic Games. Where she fields anchored in English for NBC Bay Area and in Spanish for sister station Telemundo 48. This was while interviewing the Bay Area and highlighting the security and political issues facing the people of Rio and Olympic tourists.
While at home, she focused on covering laws and events that impact children through investigative stories. That uncovers the loopholes set up by Jessica’s law to the deteriorating state of education in the public school system. The Emmy-nominated education show “Class Action” took a deep look at the issues facing California educators and public schools. Her investigative reporting into the aftermath of the Napa earthquake and the impact on local schools. Which led to school safety legislation being introduced by Assemblyman Bill Dodd. Before arriving in the Bay Area in the year 1998, she anchored and reported in Los Angeles and Miami, earning Emmy Awards.
For her series on the struggle of migrant children and for her investigative work on child molesters as well as an Associated Press Award for her series chronicling the battle of boat people fleeing Cuba. Furthermore, she began her journalism career at the Spanish Language network, Univision. This was while attending the University of Miami. Her devotion to learning, and supporting children and local charities have made her routinely on the lecture circuit in the Bay Area discussing education, and minority advancement in the workplace. She also serves on the board of Watermark, the Bay Area’s largest membership organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in leadership positions.
Jessica Aguirre’s Net Worth
In Aguirre’s career as a news anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
How Much Does Jessica Aguirre Earn?
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Jessica Aguirre’s Parents and Siblings
Aguirre was born and raised in the United States, she keeps information regarding her parents and whether she has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of her family information will be done when available.
Jessica Aguirre Spouse
Aguirre is married to her husband, Jay Huyler. The duo have been together for more than a decade and they live together in East Bay, California.
Jessica Aguirre Kids
Aguirre is a mother to two beautiful daughters whose names are unknown. However, once available, an update regarding her children will be made.
Jessica Aguirre NBC Bay Area
Aguirre works at NBC Bay Area where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Janelle Wang
- Laura Garcia
- Marcus Washington
- Vianey Arana
- Terry McSweeney
- Kari Hall
- Mike Inouye
- Kira Klapper
- Rob Mayeda
- Scott McGrew
Jessica Aguirre Lips
On June 4, 2007, while still, Jessica worked at NBC Bay Area there was word going around that she had undergone a lip-plumping operation that left her lips bigger than normal. Despite the public attention it attracted, she never commented on the matter.
Jessica Aguirre Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 4k followers, around 5k followers on her Facebook page, and about 1k followers on her Instagram account.