Lourdes Duarte Bio, Wiki
Lourdes Duarte is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor/Reporter working as a co-anchor for WGN evening news at 4 p.m. and an Investigative Reporter for the stations. She however joined the station in September of 2007 where she was working as the station’s general assignment reporter for the WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News, and WGN News at Nine.
Lourdes Duarte Age
Duarte was born in 1976 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. However, she shares no information in relation to her exact dates or month of birthday hence it is not known when she celebrates her birthday. She is however 45 years old as of 2021.
Lourdes Duarte Height
She stands at an approximate height of about 5 feet 8 inches.
Lourdes Duarte Education
She is a proud graduate of DePaul University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communication and Media Studies in 1998.
Lourdes Duarte Work Experience
She previously worked as a co-anchor for the station’s Morning News and as a reporter for the News at Nine. Before WGN, she worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor for WJBK-TV, the Fox affiliate in Detroit, Michigan where she worked for about three years. In addition, she spent two years working at WXIN-TV in Indianapolis as a reporter.
There, she was privileged to host and launch the public affairs program for the station, titled “Hoy en Dia.” In addition, she anchored daily news cut-ins in Spanish for radio station WEDJ-FM. She has also worked as a reporter in Peoria at WHOI-TV and at Metro Networks in Miami, Florida. Among these networks includes WTMI-FM and WLRN-FM. Her journalism career began in Chicago, where she was working as a freelance reporter for Telemundo.
She is a four-time Emmy Award winner. In addition, she has also received several nominations for the Emmy Awards for a story on deportation. She and her photographer were present on the plane that transported undocumented immigrants to their home country.
In addition, she also hosts “Adelante Chicago” on the WGN television station. The year 2019 saw her being picked as one of DePaul University’s 14 Under 40. In addition, she was on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Communication.
Lourdes Duarte’s Net Worth
In Duarte’s career as an Anchor/Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Lourdes Duarte Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging from $35,000 – $100,000.
Lourdes Duarte’s Parents and Siblings
Duarte was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois to loving Cuban parents. However, she shares no more information in relation to her parents and or whether she has any siblings. An update of this information will be out when available.
Lourdes Duarte Husband/ Spouse
She is married to her loving husband, who happens to be Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel, and press secretary, Matt McGrath. The duo got engaged in February 2019.
Lourdes Duarte Kids
The couple counts it a blessing to have a daughter named, Madeline McGrath who was born in August of 2019. She frequently posts photos when together and even posts a photo wishing her a happy daughter’s day.
Lourdes Duarte Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 18K followers, around 49K followers on her Facebook page, and about 20.5K followers on her Instagram account.