Linda Hurtado Bio, Age, Measurements, FOX 13, Net Worth, Income, Parents, and Spouse

Linda Hurtado Bio, Wiki

Linda Hurtado is an American 13-time Emmy Award Winning News reporter and anchor working for Fox 13. She anchors Noon and 4 pm newscasts and at 5 pm she anchors alongside Cynthia Smoot.

Linda Hurtado Dates of Birth

Hurtado has not disclosed details on when and where she was born. She has kept this information away from the public hence her age, and the date she celebrates her birthday is not known.

Linda Hurtado Measurements

Hurtado stands at an approximate height of  5 feet 6 inches.

Linda Hurtado Education

Hurtado knew what she wanted to become, she attended and graduated from the University of Georgia — Go Dawgs! where she learned the ropes.

Linda Hurtado
Linda Hurtado

Linda Hurtado Work Experience

Hurtado anchors Noon and 4 pm newscasts and at 5 pm she anchors alongside Cynthia Smoot.  She has two decades of working on Television News in Tampa Bay. Prior to joining Fox 13 News, she served at TV stations in Orlando and also in Fort Myers.

After traveling to Cuba and Haiti, she reported the news in depth. Throughout her journalism career, she has covered many hurricanes such as Irma, Andrew, and Charley. Furthermore, she reported the Super Bowl championship, Stanley Cup championship, as well as the Republican National Convention. Hurtado also anchored and hosted numerous live events such as the NASA space shuttle launches, Martin Luther King, and Gasparilla parades.

She likes working with her community where she has been a keynote speaker at many local events like the Hispanic Man and Woman of the Year awards sponsored by Tampa’s Hispanic Heritage, Inc. Hurtado is a member of the  Women of Influence luncheon hosted by the Tampa Chamber of Commerce. For over one decade, she hosted the local MDA Telethon and emceed the events for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, and the Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Hospital’s Valentine’s Day event. In addition, Hurtado emceed the local Dancing with the Stars event that benefits local charities.

During her leisure, Hurtado likes going out to sports events to cheer on her two high school-aged daughters.

Linda Hurtado’s Net Worth

In Hurtado’s career as a News reporter and anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Linda Hurtado Earnings/Income

She earns an annual salary ranging from $35,000 – $100,000.

Linda Hurtado Parents and Siblings

Hurtado was born and raised in the United States. She has managed to keep information about her family away from the public, however, we will update the information once it’s available.

Linda Hurtado Spouse

Hurtado is married to her lovely husband Jorge Hurtado. The couple loves stepping forward to non-profit and supporting  MLB Rays, Tampa’s NHL Lightning, and NFL Buccaneers. His Cuban family is deeply rooted in the Tampa Bay community

Linda Hurtado Kids

Hurtado and her husband are blessed with two daughters of their own, one adopted son from Cuba as well as two stepchildren. In addition, they have two English bulldogs.

Linda Hurtado Awards

She has won Emmy awards 13 times, Associated Press awards, and a Florida Bar award for her good work in health stories and news coverage. In addition, Hurtado also received the Society of Professional Journalism awards and an Edward R. Murrow award.

Linda Hurtado Cancer

Prior to being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011, she was very active with the American Cancer Society’s Reach to Recovery and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events. Her mother was a breast cancer survivor and in 1995 she passed away.  She became the local emcee for the Susan G. Komen events ever since her diagnosis and recovery. 

 She supports the Face of Courage non-profit as well as the My Hope Chest which funds reconstruction for women who do not have insurance. And every year she donates proceeds from A Shoot for a Cure to the Florida Hospital Foundation to fund mammograms for women without insurance.

Linda Hurtado Twitter and Facebook

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 3700 followers and around 28K followers on her Facebook page.