Jessica Aguirre Biography
Jessica Aguirre is a Cuban-American anchor, reporter, and host working for NBC Bay Area in San Francisco, California as an anchor and host. She joined the station in 1998.
Jessica Aguirre Age / Birthday
Aguirre is 59 years as of 2022. She was born on June 25, 1963, in Aventura, Florida, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 25th June every year.
Jessica Aguirre Height / Measurements
Aguirre is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Jessica Aguirre Partner / Husband
Aguirre is married to her better half Jay Huyler. The two enjoy their time together since exchanging marriage vows decades ago. They reside in East Bay, California.
Jessica Aguirre Kids / Children
Aguirre and Jay are proud parents of their two children. She has not disclosed their names to the public.
Jessica Aguirre Family / Relatives
Aguirre was born and raised in Aventura, Florida, United States by her immigrant parents. Aguirre manages to keep information regarding her parents away from the limelight. Additionally, she shares no information regarding whether she has any siblings or not. We will update this information once it’s available.
Jessica Aguirre Career
Aguirre is an Emmy award-winning anchor and host at NBC Bay Area. She anchors 5, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts and has been a primetime, evening anchor. Aguirre has an experience of over two decades in the industry working in the Bay Area. She also co-hosts NBC Bay Area’s Race in America: The Conversation with Marcus Washington. The show explores social injustice, and racial equity, and tries to bridge the divide between backgrounds and generations.
Her journalism career began while attending the University of Miami working at the Spanish Language network, Univision. Prior to joining the NBC Bay Area team, she worked in Miami, Los Angeles. While there, she served the stations as a reporter and anchor. Not long ago she was inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Silver Circle for twenty-five years of excellence in television journalism.
She is deeply involved in organizations that help stem the Latino achievement gap and promote literacy including The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley. Aguirre likes being active and involved in the community, for example, she can be found in many community events in the East Bay where she lends her voice to a variety of local causes. Her love and passion for news have taken her from Cuba to England and many places in between. She has covered natural disasters including Hurricane Andrew, the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 from ground zero, and man-made catastrophes like the Oklahoma City bombing, as well as race riots in Miami.
In addition to that, she traveled to Brazil for the summer Olympic Games where she field anchored in Spanish for sister station Telemundo 48 and in English for NBC Bay Area. She also interviewed Bay Area athletes and highlighted the security and political issues, facing the people of Rio and Olympic tourists.
Jessica Aguirre Charity Work
Aguirre has focused on covering laws and events that impact children. She also covers investigative stories that reveal the loopholes set up by Jessica’s law to the deteriorating state of education in the public school system. Her investigative reporting into the impact on local schools and the aftermath of the Napa earthquake led Assemblyman Bill Dodd to introduce school safety legislation. Her “Class Action,” Emmy-nominated education show took a deep look at the issues facing public schools and California educators.
She works with the Bay Area’s largest membership organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in leadership positions, serving on the board of Watermark. In addition to her career, she is devoted to learning and supporting children and local charities. It has her routinely on the lecture circuit in the Bay Area discussing minority advancement, gender equity, and education in the workplace.
Jessica Aguirre Salary
Aguirre receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Jessica Aguirre Net Worth
Through Aguirre‘s career as an anchor, reporter, and host, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
She has received several awards and honors for her reporting. After reporting on migrant workers and child molestation while working in Los Angeles and Miami, she won Emmys. She also won Emmy awards for her series on the struggles of migrant children and for her investigative work on child molesters as well as an Associated Press award for her series chronicling the struggle of boat people fleeing Cuba. While working at NBC Bay Area, she won an Emmy for her poignant series, on the emotional journey of an East Bay transgender teen and her efforts to preserve her fertility before undergoing sex reassignment surgery, another Emmy for her live coverage of the “Ghostship” warehouse fire in Oakland and for field anchoring from the deadly Sonoma and Napa county firestorms.
Jessica Aguirre Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Aguirre is active on her social media accounts. She has about 5.1K followers on her Facebook Page, about 4,960 followers on her Twitter account, and around 1,430 followers on her Instagram account.