Who is Lourdes Duarte?
Lourdes Duarte is an American journalist of Cuban descent who is working for WGN-TV as a co-anchor of WGN Evening News at 4 p.m. Before this, she served as a co-anchor of the WGN Morning News and a reporter for WGN News at Nine. She joined the station in September 2007. Upon joining the station, she initially served as a general assignment reporter for the WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News, and WGN News at Nine.
Lourdes Duarte Date of Birth / Age
Duarte is approximately in her 40s as of 2022 although her exact age is not known as she has managed to keep her date of birth away from the public. Even so, she celebrates her birthday on December 14th. However, we will update the information once available.
Lourdes Duarte Height
Duarte stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Lourdes Duarte Parents and Siblings
Duarte was born and raised in Chicago by her Cuban parents. She manages to keep information regarding her parents, siblings, and extended members of her family away from the limelight. Additionally, while growing up she lived in Puerto Rico and Florida.
Also, she seems to have a close relationship with her parents as she regularly posts them on her Instagram account. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Lourdes Duarte Spouse(Husband)
Duarte exchanged vows with her husband, Matt McGrath on January 7th, 2020 in Puerto Rico. Additionally, the couple met in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria when she was on a trip. As of 2022, the couple celebrated their 2nd anniversary together.
The couple has a daughter together. Matt serves as the press secretary for Chicago Mayor, Rahm Emanuel. Furthermore, Emanuel proposed to her in February 2019. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.
Lourdes Duarte Kids / Children
Duarte has a daughter with her husband named Madeline. Madeline was born on August 28th, 2019. She is 3 years old as of 2022. Further, Duarte made her pregnancy public on an episode of Noticias de mi Corazon in June 2019. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Lourdes Duarte Education
After completing her high school education, Duarte went on to attend DePaul University in 1994. Later, in 1998 she became its graduate with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in Communication and Media Studies.
Lourdes Duarte Career
Duarte works for WGN as a co-anchor of WGN Evening News at 4 p.m. Before this, she served as a co-anchor of the WGN Morning News and a reporter for WGN News at Nine. She joined the station in September 2007. Upon joining the station, she initially served as a general assignment reporter for the WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News, and WGN News at Nine.
Before serving WGN, she served WJBK-TV, the Fox affiliate in Detroit, Michigan as a reporter and a substitute anchor for three years. Also, she served WXIN-TV in Indianapolis as a reporter for two years. While there, she debuted and hosted the station’s public affairs show, “Hoy en Dia.” Else, she served as an anchor on daily news cut-ins in Spanish for the radio station, WEDJ-FM.
Moreover, she served in Peoria at WHOI-TV as a reporter. Additionally, she served at Metro Networks in Miami, Florida for radio stations WLRN-FM and WTMI-FM as a reporter. Nonetheless, she debuted her career in Chicago where she served as a freelance reporter for Telemundo. On top of this, she is a four-time Emmy-awarded journalist. In addition, she earned an Emmy nomination for a story on deportation.
Further, she and a WGN photographer were aboard the plane that transported unauthorized migrants to their home country. Furthermore, she serves as a host of “Adelante Chicago” on WGN. In 2009, she was selected as one of DePaul University’s 14 Under 40. Also, she is on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Communication.
Duarte works with WGN where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Paul Lisnek
- Lauren Magiera
- Micah Materre
- Jarrett Payton
- Dan Ponce
- Larry Potash
- Dan Roan
- Tom Skilling
- Pat Tomasulo
- Jackie Bange
- Tim Joyce
- Mike Toomey
How Much Does Lourdes Duarte Earn?
Duarte approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Lourdes Duarte Worth?
As an anchor, Duarte has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.