Denise Valdez Biography
Denise Valdez is an American four-time Emmy award-winning anchor and reporter working for KLAS-TV|8 News NOW in Las Vegas, Nevada. She joined the station in January 2006. Previously she worked at KNBC – TV as a weekend anchor and reporter.
Denise Valdez Date of Birth / Birthday
Valdez was born in 1970, in Los Angeles, California. She is 52 years old as of 2022.
Denise Valdez Measurements/Height
She is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Denise Valdez Partner/ Husband Valdez
Valdez is married to her better half Villarreal Eric. The couple resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. She has not shared much information about their marriage. This information will be updated once available to the public.
Denise Valdez Kids/Children
Valdez manages to keep information regarding her kids and or whether or not she has any away from the limelight. We will update this information once information regarding whether she has any children is available to the public.
Denise Valdez Relatives/ Family
Valdez was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. She manages to keep information regarding her parents away from the limelight. Additionally, she shares no information regarding whether or not she has any siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Denise Valdez Schooling/Education
Valdez attended Granada Hills High School where he received a High School Diploma. From there she joined Pepperdine University to further her education and pursue her career course. After finishing her studies there, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism.
Denise Valdez Profession
Valdez is an Emmy award winner four-time working at KLAS-TV. She co-anchors 8 News Now at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm. Valdez has worked in Las Vegas television as a fixture for more than a decade. She anchors live coverage of many big events in Southern Nevada extensively. Valdez nurtures a sense of trust, confidence, and credibility among viewers.
She has covered several stories while occupying the anchor chair for KLAS’s marathon. These stories include Igor Soldo, Funerals of Metro Officers Henry Prendes, the Fatal Shootings, Presidential visits, Las Vegas strip pedestrian crash, as well as the 1 October Shooting among others. She also worked at KXAS-TV as a weekend anchor and reporter and also at KSAT 12 TV as a news anchor.
Valdez led a team of journalists in June 2018 and November 2016 to moderate the Nevada Democratic Gubernatorial debate with the United States Senate debate. She covered the worst mass shooting in American history where 58 people lost their lives. Valdez anchored extensive coverage of the devastating fire that charred 28 thousand acres during one of Nevada’s most destructive firestorms in July 2013. In December 2008, when snow fell on the Las Vegas strip, he was on the desk.
Denise Valdez Income
Valdez receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Denise Valdez Net Worth
Through Valdez‘s career as an anchor and reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Her great work has earned her several awards and honors including Emmy awards for Best Breaking News Coverage, Best Coverage of a Special Event, and also Best Morning Newscast. She also received an Emmy award for Best Anchor in the Pacific Southwest Region in 2014 and 2009.
Valdez earned her first Emmy award in 2007 for ‘Cool at School’, a series of educational reports which highlight the positive programs in Clark County schools. The Vegas Seven chose her as ‘Best Anchor’ in 2015. Furthermore, she was inducted into the ‘Hall of Fame’ in 2013 for two decades of journalism excellence by the Nevada Broadcasting Association.
Denise Valdez Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Valdez is active on her social media accounts. She has about 2.6K followers on her Facebook Page, about 7,976 followers on her Twitter account, and around 10.4K followers on her Instagram account.