Lourdes Duarte Bio-Wiki

Lourdes Duarte is a four-time Emmy Award-winning American anchor and reporter working at WGN9 in Chicago, Illinois, as a Weekdays 4 pm News anchor and investigative reporter. She has been part of this network since September 2007.

Lourdes Duarte Age, Birthday

She is 46 years old as of 2023. Lourdes was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States on 1976 December 14th. Thus, she holds her birthday on the 14th of December every year and her birth sign is Sagittarius.

Lourdes Duarte Family, Parents/Siblings

Duarte was born and raised to Cuban parents in Chicago, Illinois. Growing up, she also resided in Florida and Puerto Rico. However, Lourdes’ girlhood life, parents, and siblings’ information are still not revealed.

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Lourdes Duarte Education

For her academic qualifications, Lourdes enrolled at DePaul University where he graduated and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication.

Lourdes Duarte Husband, Children

Duarte is happily married to Matt McGrath, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s press secretary. The duo got engaged in February 2019 and announced that she was pregnant in an episode of Noticias de mi Corazon in June 2019. She and her husband welcomed their first child, Maddie McGrath in August 2019.

Lourdes Duarte Career

Duarte works at WGN9 in Chicago, Illinois serving as a Weekdays Evening News anchor from 4 pm and investigative reporter. She co-anchors WGN Evening News at 4 pm alongside Ben Bradley. Before her role on the evening news, Lourdes anchored for the WGN Morning News and was a reporter for WGN News at Nine. She joined WGN-TV in September of 2007 serving as a general assignment reporter for the WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News, and WGN News at Nine.

Before coming to WGN-TV, Lourdes worked for 3 years as a fill-in anchor and a reporter for WJBK-TV, the Fox affiliate in Detroit, Michigan. She also spent 2 years as a reporter for WXIN-TV in Indianapolis. While there, she began and hosted the station’s public affairs program, “Hoy en Dia,” and reported daily news cut-ins in Spanish for radio station WEDJ-FM. Lourdes also served as a reporter in Peoria at WHOI-TV and at Metro Networks in Miami, Florida for radio stations WTMI-FM and WLRN-FM. She began her journalism career in Chicago, working as a freelance reporter for Telemundo.

Lourdes is a four-time Emmy Award champion. She also earned an Emmy nomination for a story on deportation. Lourdes and a WGN photographer were aboard the plane that transported illegal immigrants to their home country. She also hosts “Adelante Chicago” on WGN. In 2009, she was selected as one of DePaul University’s 14 Under 40 and is on the Dean’s Advisory Board for the College of Communication.

Lourdes Duarte WGN9 News

Duarte works at WGN9 News alongside her fellow reporters, anchors, and meteorologists namely;

  1. Jenna Barnes
  2. Dina Bair
  3. Robin Baumgarten
  4. Ana Belaval
  5. Chris Boden
  6. Tahman Bradley
  7. Ben Bradley
  8. Ray Cortopassi
  9. Julian Crews
  10. Kelly Davis
  11. Alyssa Donovan
  12. Patrick Elwood
  13. Christine Flores
  14. Josh Frydman
  15. Gaynor Hall
  16. Shannon Halligan
  17. Jewell Hillery
  18. Demetrius Ivory
  19. Erin Ivory
  20. Mike Janssen
  21. Lauren Jiggetts
  22. Sarah Jindra
  23. Morgan Kolkmeyer
  24. Paul Konrad
  25. Marcus Leshock
  26. Sean Lewis

Lourdes Duarte Height

Duarte has an estimated height of 5 feet 6 inches equaling 1. 68 meters.

Lourdes Duarte Salary

Duarte has an approximate annual salary ranging from $ 93, 445 K to $ 188, 475 K.

Lourdes Duarte’s Net Worth

Duarte has an estimated net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 5 Million and above. Nevertheless, her profession as an anchor and Investigative reporter is her main source of revenue.

Is Lourdes Duarte on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow her via Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.  Lourdes doesn’t appear to have public TikTok, or Snapchat accounts currently.

By Eunice