Jovana Lara Wiki, ABC7, Education, Birthday, Height, Partner, Kids, Relatives, Income, and Net Worth

Jovana Lara Biography

Jovana Lara is an American four-time Emmy award-winning anchor and reporter working at ABC7 in Los Angeles, California. She joined the station in 2000. Previously she worked at KNSD.

Jovana Lara Date of Birth / Birthday

Lara was born on January 11, 1966, in Cuba and raised in Glendale, CA. She celebrates her birthday on January 11 every year. Lara is 56 years old as of 2022.

Jovana Lara Measurements/Height

She is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Jovana Lara Partner/ Husband

Lara is married to her better half, Dr. Randy Brooks.

Jovana Lara
Jovana Lara

Jovana Lara Kids/Children

Lara and Randy are proud parents of their children, Alex Brooks(daughter) and Hunter Brooks(son). Alex Brooks was named after her grandma Aurelia Ruth Roberts Brooks who was born on January 18, 1931 and passed away on May 11, 2021

Jovana Lara Relatives/ Family

Lara was born in Cuba and raised in Glendale, CA by her father Bonifacio Lara, and mother. Her family emigrated from Cuba when she was a small child. Ever since young, she always interested in broadcasting. 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

Jovana Lara Schooling/Education

Lara attended Holy Family High School in Glendale prior to joining college. In 1984, she joined Loyola Marymount University to further her education and pursue a career in business. After finishing her studies there, she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)

Jovana Lara Profession

Lara is a four-time Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor at ABC7 TV. She serves as a weekday anchor for the 11 am and 5 pm where she reports on solutions to community problems for Eyewitness News.

Prior to joining the ABC7 News team, she worked for

From there, she moved to Orange County and work for the Orange County News Channel as their reporter. During this time, she continued to work in Orange County and Palm Springs until KNSD in San Diego hired her. While in San Diego, she covered a small village near Tijuana washed away in the 1997 mudslides of El Nino.

During her tenure in ABC7 Los Angeles, she has covered numerous stories. They include breaking news, natural disasters, crimes, in-depth feature stories, as well as fires. In addition, moved to Guatemala and Mexico where she covered the Pope’s visit, immigration, as well as earthquakes. Furthermore, she also reported on the ongoing quality of life issues facing both Los Angeles and Mexico City.  Lara plays many roles at the station and is active at many community events on behalf of the station.

Jovana Lara Income

Lara receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.

Jovana Lara Net Worth

Through Lara‘s career as a reporter and anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.

Lara’s Awards

Her great work is recognized and appreciated with several honors and awards. In the course of her first year in San Diego, she covered a story on a small village near Tijuana washed away in the 1997 mudslides of El Nino and she won an Emmy for that. She also received Emmy nominations that same year for two other stories. In addition, the San Diego Press club appreciated her with commendations.

Jovana Lara Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Lara is active on her social media accounts. She has about 24k followers/friends/likes on her Facebook Page, about 9994 followers on her Twitter account, and around 17.9k followers on her Instagram account.

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