Linda Hurtado Biography
Linda Hurtado is an American thirteen-time Emmy award-winning News Anchor and reporter working for FOX 13 WTVT in Tampa, Florida. She joined the station in December 2015. Previously worked at
Linda Hurtado Date of Birth / Birthday
Hurtado manages to keep information regarding her dates of birth away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not known when she celebrates her birthday and how old she is at the moment. Judging from her appearance, she might be in her 40s.
Linda Hurtado Measurements/Height
She is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Linda Hurtado Partner/ Husband
Hurtado is married to her better halfJorge. They love volunteering at non-profits and supporting Tampa’s NHL Lightning, MLB Rays, and NFL Buccaneers.
Linda Hurtado Kids/Children
Hurtado and halfJorge have two biological daughters Jackie Fig and Sean Gallagher. The two also have two stepchildren and an adopted son from Cuba named Micheal. Hurtado and her husband also have two English Bulldogs. They have a big, busy traditional Cuban family, deeply rooted in the Tampa Bay community.
Linda Hurtado Relatives/ Family
Hurtado 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.
Linda Hurtado Schooling/Education
Hurtado attended Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. After completing her studies there, she earned her
Linda Hurtado Profession
Hurtado is a news reporter and anchor in Tampa, Florida. She anchors FOX 13 News at Noon. Hurtado also anchors FOX 13 News at 5 alongside Cynthia Smoot and FOX 13 News at 4 alongside Chris Cato. She has over twenty years of experience in the industry. Hurtado is happy to be living and working at FOX 13 Tampa Bay.
Her love and passion for journalism began at a very young age. She has traveled to Haiti and Cuba covering in-depth reports. Prior to joining the FOX 13 News team, she worked for
She likes being involved in her community. She have been a keynote speaker at many local events like the Hispanic Man and Woman of the Year awards sponsored by Tampa’s Hispanic Heritage, Inc, and the Women of Influence luncheon hosted by the Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Hurtado emceed the local “Dancing with the Stars” event that benefits local charities and hosted the local MDA Telethon for over 10 years. She also emceed events for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and the Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Hospital’s Valentine’s Day event. During her leisure time, she likes going to sporting events cheering on my two high school-aged daughters.
Linda Hurtado Income
Hurtado receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Linda Hurtado Net Worth
Through Hurtado‘s career as a News Anchor and reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $1.5 Million.
Her great work has been recognized and she has received awards and honors. These awards include the Society of Professional Journalism awards, Associated Press awards, an Edward R. Murrow award, and 13 Emmys. In addition to that, she also won a Florida Bar award for a variety of news and health stories.
Hurtado Breast Cancer
She is a breast cancer survivor. Hurtado was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2011. Before this, she was very active with the American Cancer Society’s Reach to Recovery and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events. It all began because her a breast cancer survivor too until it finally took her life in 1995. Ever since she was diagnosed with cancer and has recovered, she has been the local emcee for the Susan G. Komen events. She supports the Face of Courage non-profit and also the My Hope Chest which funds reconstruction for women who do not have insurance. Every year she donates proceeds from A Shoot for a Cure to the Florida Hospital Foundation to fund mammograms for women without insurance.
Linda Hurtado Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Hurtado is active on her social media accounts. She has about 29K followers on her Facebook Page, about 3,750 followers on her Twitter account, and around 1,079 followers on her Instagram account.