Lucy Bustamante Bio, Age, NBC10, Husband, Family, Height, Salary, Net Worth

Lucy Bustamante Biography

Lucy Bustamante is an American journalist currently working as a morning news anchor for NBC10 and breaking news anchor for Telemundo62. Before joining NBC10, Bustamante served as the weekday morning and noon anchor at WVEC-TV based in Norfolk, Virginia. She also served as a daily weekday morning news anchor for La Selecta 103.3 at WVXX-FM, a Spanish-language radio station.

Prior to that, Lucy worked as an evening anchor for WWL-TV in New Orleans where she and her colleagues worked for three months straight covering the devastation post-Hurricane Katrina.

Lucy has won the Emmy two times. She was awarded for her work of anchoring the explosion of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions plant in South Philly in June 2019. In addition, she also received several Associated Press awards for best anchor, three regional Edward R. Murrow awards in 2011 for writing a documentary describing the Affordable Care Act in Virginia. Moreover, in 2004, Bustamante also received an award for breaking news in New Orleans. Also, in 2005, she was awarded a Peabody Award for coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Prior to that, Lucy traveled to Cuba to cover the first gubernatorial trade trip between Louisiana and Havana under President Bush. Similarly, she has co-hosted LIVE with Kelly and Regis with the late Kelly Ripa and Regis Philbin.

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About her education, Bustamante went to Cabrini High School in New Orleans. While there, she volunteered at the now-closed Cabrini Convent for retired nuns in Radnor Township, Delaware County which acted as a nursing home for the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart. Later on, she joined Loyola University where she received a bachelor’s degree in Communications.

Bustamante is the daughter of Cuban refugees who migrated to the United States in 1969. She was born and raised in New Orleans by her parents, in a home that spoke only Spanish. The skills she learned while young, of translating between Spanish and English as a first-generation American, formed her foundation for her exciting role as a bilingual anchor at NBC10 and Telemundo62.

Moreover, Lucy is dedicated to serving the Hispanic/Latinx community as well as serving military families. She is a former and the founding President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. She has also been involved with the Naval Officers Spouses Association, and also the NBC Universal Veterans network.

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Lucy Bustamante Age

How old is Lucy? Bustamante is 40 years old as of 2021. She was born on September 26, 1980, in New Orleans, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on the 26th of September every year and her zodiac sign is Libra.

Lucy Bustamante Family

Bustamante is the daughter of Cuban refugees who migrated to the United States in 1969. She was born and raised in New Orleans by her parents, in a home that spoke only Spanish. The skills she learned while young, of translating between Spanish and English as a first-generation American, formed the foundation for her exciting role as a bilingual anchor at NBC10 and Telemundo62. Moreover, Lucy’s nationality is American and she belongs to the Latino ethnicity.

Lucy Bustamante Husband

Lucy is happily married to her husband Ricky, a Navy Veteran. The duo tied the knot on April 5, 2010. Together they have four children, two of them are twin boys named Reese and Alex born on January 12, 2014. The family resides in Havertown.

Lucy Bustamante Height

Bustamante stands approximately at a height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m).

Lucy Bustamante Salary

There is no doubt Lucy receives a decent amount of salary as an anchor for NBC10. She receives an average annual salary of between $82,000 to $100,000.

Lucy Bustamante Net Worth

Bustamante has an estimated net worth of between $1 million and $5 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a journalist.

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