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Jessica Aguirre Profile
Jessica Aguirre is an American Anchor who is currently working at NBC Bay Area. At the station, she anchors the 5, 6, and 11 p.m. evening anchor at NBC Bay Area News. In addition to anchoring the evening news, Jessica is the co-host of NBC Bay Area’s Race in America: The Conversation alongside Marcus Washington.
Jessica Aguirre Age
Aguirre is 60 years as of 2023. She was born on 25th June 1963, in Aventura, Florida, the United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on 25th June every year.
Jessica Aguirre Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Jessica Aguirre Family
Aguirre has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor those of her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Jessica Aguirre Husband
Aguirre is happily married to his loving husband Jay Huyler. The couple is blessed with two daughters. However, she has not revealed the names of her daughter. The family resides in the East Bay. We will update this information as soon as it is available. Research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Jessica Aguirre Career
The show explores racial equity and social injustice and attempts to bridge the divide between backgrounds and generations. Jessica began her career at the Spanish Language network, Univision, while attending the University of Miami. Before arriving in the Bay Area in 1998 she anchored and reported in Los Angeles and Miami. Moreover, Earning 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 battle of boat people fleeing Cuba.
During her tenure at NBC Bay Area Jessica won an Emmy for her poignant series. On the emotional journey of an East Bay transgender teen. Furthermore, her efforts to preserve her fertility before undergoing sex reassignment surgery. Another Emmy for her live coverage of the “Ghostship” warehouse fire in Oakland. For field anchoring from the deadly Sonoma and Napa county firestorms. Most recently Jessica was inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts. Sciences Silver Circle for twenty-five years of excellence in television journalism.
As the daughter of immigrant parents, Jessica is fluent in Spanish and deeply involved in organizations that promote literacy. Furthermore, help stem the Latino achievement gap including The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley. Additionally, Jessica can be found at many community events in the East Bay. Where she lends her voice to a variety of local causes. Her passion for news and global events has taken Jessica from Cuba to England and many places.
Jessica Aguirre NBC Bay Area
She’s covered natural disasters like Hurricane Andrew, and man-made catastrophes like the Oklahoma City bombing. As well as race riots in Miami and the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 from ground zero. Jessica traveled to Brazil for the summer Olympic Games where she fields anchored in English for NBC Bay Area. Moreover, in Spanish for the sister station, Telemundo 48, interviewed Bay Area athletes. Highlighted the security and political issues, facing the people of Rio and Olympic tourists.
Here at home, Jessica has focused on covering laws and events that impact children. From investigative stories that uncover the loopholes set up by Jessica’s law. To the deteriorating state of education in the public school system. Furthermore, her Emmy-nominated education show “Class Action” deeply looked at the issues facing California educators and public schools. Her investigative reporting into the aftermath of the Napa earthquake. Additionally, the impact on local schools led to school safety legislation being introduced by Assemblyman Bill Dodd.
Jessica resides in the East Bay, with her two daughters. Furthermore, her devotion to learning, supporting children, and local charities have her routinely on the lecture circuit in the Bay Area. Discussing education, gender equity, and minority advancement in the workplace. Jessica also serves on the board of Watermark, the Bay Area’s largest membership organization. Dedicated to increasing the number of women in leadership positions.
Jessica Aguirre Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at NBC Bay Area.
Jessica Aguirre Net Worth
Aguirre has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor.
Jessica Aguirre Social Media Platforms
Aguirre is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 4.9k followers on Twitter, 1.3k followers on Instagram, and 5.1k followers on Facebook.