Laura Garcia Biography
Laura Garcia is a multiple Emmy award-winning journalist, She has been flourishing the TV media through her outstanding aptitude to impersonate the news. She has been honored with The Associated Press Reporter of the Year Award for her excellent writing and reporting.
Laura was raised with her three siblings in Porterville, California by parents Mike and Ruth Garcia.
They had a family business called ‘Cassidy’s Shoes’ on Main Street. As a youngster, she used to help there before launching her own career.
She was married to Brent Cannon and they have triplets – Katherine, Claire and Jack. She and her husband are now separated.
Education : Garcia attended St. Mary’s College in Moranga, California from 1987-1991. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Government.
Laura Garcia Age
Laura Gracia Is 49 years of age as of 2018. Raised in Porterville along with her three siblings, Laura Garcia was born on 5 March 1969 in the family of parents Mike and Ruth Garcia. Her family was the owner of the old Cassidy’s Shoes on Main Street (currently closed down) with six stores around the valley.The ambitious Laura started off her broadcasting career as a reporter and anchor at San Francisco. Then she went onto work for KFSN ABC 30 Fresno, California from 1993 to 1995.
Laura Garcia Nbc
Laura Garcia anchors weekday mornings, Today In The Bay and Midday In The Bay alongside Marcus Washington.This multiple Emmy award-winning journalist began her career in broadcasting in San Francisco before moving on to report and anchor in Fresno. Prior to joining NBC Bay Area, Laura was an investigative reporter and anchor in Phoenix, Arizona.While there, Laura was honored with The Associated Press Reporter of the Year Award along with multiple Emmy and AP awards for writing and reporting. One of her fondest achievements was accepting an Emmy award in San Francisco for best daytime broadcast. Laura was also recognized with a Best Daytime Newscast Award in the Bay Area by the Bay Area Women in Radio and Television.
Laura is an avid participant in various organizations. She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and serves on the Board of Trustees of her alma mater, Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and Government. Laura also serves on the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society as well as the Board of the Catholic Professional Business Club.When she’s not on the anchor desk, depending on the season, Laura enjoys golfing, skiing, snowshoeing, reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends. She is the proud mother of triplets Katherine, Claire and Jack.
Laura Garcia Husband
She was married to Brent Cannon and they have triplets – Katherine, Claire and Jack. She and her husband are now separated. Education: Garcia attended St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California from 1987-1991. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Government.
Laura Garcia Salary
As a reporter for NBC earns an average estimated salary of $67,407 her pay is Estimated around This Digits.The job of a news anchor is very promising in the United States Of America. Anchor’s, on an average, earns $50,000 monthly if they are experienced and possess good representation skills. Laura has worked for many prestigious companies. This has helped her to gain incomes as well as experience.
Laura Garcia Married
Laura Gracia, who began her career as a journalist by broadcasting on Channel 30. Her work there did not only kick-started her journalism career but also lit a match in her love life.
According to some outlets, Laura crossed path with her husband Brent Cannon Schweigert while working at Channel 30. Turns out while she was on an assignment in San Fransisco Laura met Brent from rival Channel 24 who was covering the same story at that time.Even though a rivalry is expected between the two, the couple instead turned the expected rivalry into romance. Eventually, they made news by falling deeply in love with each other and getting married.
The pair tied the wedding knot back in 1997 and instead of starting a family together, the married couple opted towards advancing in their career. Nearly after 12 years the couple finally decided to share a family together.In 2009, Laura and her husband Brent welcomed their babies into the world. Laura gave birth to triplets whom they named Katherine, Clair, and Jack. all three of her kids is now at the age of 8.
Laura Garcia Facts
- Laura is quite active and enjoys golfing, skiing, snow-shoeing, reading, cooking and spending quality time with her family and friends circle.
- Garcia and her husband worked at the same station for many years, and they were even co-anchors at one point.
- Garcia discovered her love of journalism since she was in high school. She was a part of the Youth in Government club and spent time in Sacramento making bills and even establishing laws. There was a media aspect and they had professionals assisting the students, which was when she became ‘hooked’ to the industry.
- Garcia is a member of many different committees and boards – She is a part of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, she serves on the Board of Trustees of Saint Mary’s College, she is on the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society. She also serves on the Board of the Catholic Professional Business Club.
- A strong advocate for women, she spoke at the Waterfront Conference for Women in 2016.