Lourdes Duarte Biography
Lourdes Duarte is an American journalist for WGN-TV news. At 4 pm, she is an investigative journalist and co-host of the WGN News Evening News.
Lourdes Duarte Age
Duarte is 44 years old as of 2020. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., in 1976. The date and month she was born have not yet been disclosed.
Lourdes Duarte Height| Weight
Duarte is 5 feet 9 inches tall, however, her weight is undisclosed.
Lourdes Duarte Husband|Baby
She is married to the press secretary of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Matt McGrath. In February, 2019, the couple got engaged. In August of 2019, they welcomed their first daughter, Madeline McGrath.
Lourdes Duarte Net Worth | Salary
Duarte has an estimated net worth of about $1 million from her work in journalism. She has an annual salary of $50,000 as a reporter.
Lourdes Duarte Career
Her career began as a freelance reporter in Chicago for Telemundo, which is a Spanish network. She moved to Miami later and worked for the WLRN-FM and WTMI-FM radio stations of Metro Networks. She also started and hosted a “Hoy en Dia,” public relations program for the network as a TV reporter for WHOI-TV in Peoria, WXIN-TV in Indianapolis, and WJBK-TV in Detroit, the next career step for Duarte, and anchored daily news cut-ins for WEDJ-FM radio station in Spanish.
He joined WGN-TV in 2007, where she is currently working. She started here as a general assignment reporter and began anchoring the weekly newscast for WGN News at 5 in 2009. Furthermore, she anchored Adelante Chicago, WGN’s biweekly public affairs show, on WLEY-FM, a Spanish station known as La Ley, and also provided weekday afternoons with Spanish-language news updates.
In 2014, Duarte started co-hosting WGN Morning News alongside Dan Ponce, and the pair led to the biggest rating rise of all time for the station. Similarly, the pair were part of the telenovela parody series Noticias de mi Corazón, alongside reporter Ana Beleval.
Lourdes Duarte Awards and Nomination
Duarte’s personnel are committed and exceptional. She has won a total of 4 Chicago / Midwest Emmy Awards for general assignment and investigative reporting. Moreover, for Hoy en Dia, a Spanish public relations program, and Adelante Chicago, she also won an Emmy. Similarly, the Society of Professional Journalists has given her an Award for Minority Rights Reporting.