Jessica Aguirre Biography
Jessica Aguirre is a renowned Cuban-American Emmy Award-winning television journalist who is currently the evening anchor at NBC Bay Area News at 5,6, 11 p.m. Aquire has been a primetime evening anchor in the Bay area for over 20 years.
Moreover, Jessica is the co-host of NBC Bay Area’s Race in America: The Conversation alongside Marcus Washington. The show explores racial equity and social injustice and attempts to bridge the divide between backgrounds and generations.
Jessica started her broadcasting career while a student at the University of Miami. While living in Florida, Jessica was hired as a general assignment reporter for Fox affiliate WSVN. Later on, she was promoted to co-anchor the station’s 10:00 pm newscast, which also featured a young Jillian Warry reporting the weather.
Aquirre then relocated to Los Angeles, California, where she worked at ABC-owned-and-operated station KABC-TV as a reporter and anchor. In the mid-1990s, Jessica moved to San Francisco Bay Area where she was hired by KGO-TV Channel 7.
During her tenure at NBC, Jessica won an Emmy for her poignant series, on the emotional journey of as East Bay transgender teen and her efforts to preserve her fertility before undergoing sex reassignment surgery, another Emmy for her live coverage of the “Ghostship” warehouse fire in Oakland and for field anchoring from the deadly Sonoma and Napa county firestorms.
After leaving KGO-TV, Jessica was hired as an anchor for NBC-owned-and-operated station KNTV Channel 11. Currently, she anchors the station’s 6:00 pm and 11:00 pm newscasts as well as hosting the Emmy-nominated NBC Class Action. Jessica is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
She has reported from Cuba and has covered Hurricane Andrew and the Oklahoma City bombing. Jessica has covered race riots in Miami, and prison riots in Atlanta and Louisiana. In addition, Jessica reported from GITMO, the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and from London, England on Princess Diana.
Jessica has won Emmy Awards for her reporting on migrant workers and child molestation while working in Los Angeles and Miami. She supports the League of United Latin American Citizens, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the Raphael House shelter, and El Hogar De Los Ninos, a Bay Area non-profit which provides education for children in Nicaragua.
Jessica Aguirre Age
How old is Jessica Aguirre? Jessica is 59 years old as of 2022. She was born on June 25, 1963, in Aventura, Florida, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on June 25th every year.
Jessica Aguirre Husband
Aguirre is happily married to her husband Jay Huyler. The couple is blessed with two daughters. However, she has not disclosed the names of her daughters. They reside in the East Bay alongside her husband and two daughters. We promise to update you once the information is available in the public domain.
Jessica Aguirre Family
Jessica has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence has not disclosed her parents and siblings. We promise to update you once the information is available in the public domain.
Jessica Aguirre Net Worth
Aguirre has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her career as a news anchor.
Jessica Aguirre Salary
Aguirre receives an annual salary of approximately between $50,000 – $110,500. This is according to NBC News reporters’ salaries.