Linda Hurtado Bio, Age, Husband, Daughter, Salary, Fox13, Cancer

Linda Hurtado

 Linda Hurtado Biography and Wiki

Linda Hurtado is an American anchor at FOX 13 News at Noon and FOX 13 News at 5 alongside Cynthia Smoot who was born in The United States. She is a 20-year veteran of TV news in Tampa Bay, and she enjoys being part of the talented family at FOX 13.

She always wanted to become a journalist and learned the ropes at the University of Georgia — Go Dawgs! Linda has worked at TV stations in Fort Myers and Orlando before coming to Tampa. She traveled to Haiti and Cuba covering in-depth reports.

Linda Hurtado  Age

Linda was born on December 29, in the United States. She is around 30 years old. Linda celebrates her birthday on December 29, every year.

Linda Hurtado Height

She is a woman of above-average stature. She stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in (Approx 1.65 m).

Linda Hurtado Education

Hurtado received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Georgia.

Linda Hurtado Family

Linda was born and raised to her caring and loving father and mother. At the moment, Linda has not mentioned any information concerning either her parents or if she has siblings.

Linda Hurtado Husband

Linda is married to her husband Jorge Hurtado. The couple has two biological daughters namely JackieFig and Sean Gallagher. She also has an adopted son named Michael whom Linda adopted from Cuba as well as two English bulldogs.

Linda Hurtado Daughter

Linda has a daughter named JackieFig. Jackie got to achieve her dream. It gave Linda great joy to see her fly! Happy for Jackie’s boyfriend named Quinn too. Quinn is a hard worker and a good kid. During Linda’s birthday, her daughter took her flying.

Linda Hurtado Fox 13 News

She anchors the FOX 13 News at Noon as well as the FOX 13 News at 4 along with Chris Cato and the FOX 13 News at 5 alongside Cynthia Smoot. Linda is a 20-year veteran of TV news here in Tampa Bay and is excited to be part of the talented family here at FOX 13.

She has served at TV stations in both Fort Myers and Orlando prior to coming to Tampa. Linda has won 13 Emmys, an Edward R. Murrow award, Associated Press awards, Society of Professional Journalism awards, as well as a Florida Bar award due to a variety of news and health stories.

Linda has traveled to Haiti and Cuba reporting in-depth reports. Over her TV career, Linda has covered several hurricanes such as Andrew, Charley, and Irma, a Stanley Cup championship, a Super Bowl championship, as well as the Republican National Convention, where she got the only local TV interview with Ann Romney.  She has also hosted or anchored several live events, such as the Martin Luther King and Gasparilla parades, and NASA space shuttle launches.

Linda has been a keynote speaker at several local events, including the Women of Influence luncheon hosted by the Tampa Chamber of Commerce, and the Hispanic Man and Woman of the Year awards sponsored by Tampa’s Hispanic Heritage, Inc.

Linda Hurtado Salary

She is a Fox13 correspondent. Therefore, Linda earns a decent salary as an Emmy award-winning news anchor at WTVT Fox 13 in Tampa, Florida since December 2015. Linda’s average salary is $68,111 per year.

Linda Hurtado Net Worth

Linda earns her income through her career as an Emmy award-winning news anchor at WTVT Fox 13 in Tampa, Florida since December 2015.  Therefore, Linda has accumulated a decent fortune over the years she has served. Linda’s estimated net worth is $691,713.

Linda Hurtado Breast Cancer

Hurtado is a breast cancer survivor who took a five-week break in 2011 after a double mastectomy. Hurtado, diagnosed a year ago when she was 44 years old, described how she had to tone down her “superwoman” tendencies and concentrate on healing after learning she had ductal carcinoma in situ, the most common type of non-invasive breast cancer.

“I knew I was working on the most important story of my life, how to save my life,” the ABC WFTS-TV news anchor told about 200 attending the luncheon at Lakeland Yacht and Country Club.

She advises everyone to know her family history on both sides of the family. And to make sure she discusses personal as well as family histories with her doctors. Hurtado had a family history — a mother whose cancer wasn’t diagnosed for a year after she had felt a lump and who died eight years later when cancer spread.

“I watched my mother die a slow, ugly painful death,” Hurtado said, That led her to early mammograms, self-examinations and passionate pleas for patients to be assertive. “I tell women not to be afraid to get a second opinion and go interview other doctors,” Hurtado said. Both women and men can get breast cancer, although it’s primarily in women.

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