Linda Hurtado Bio, Wiki, Age, Cancer, FOX 13, Husband, Net worth, Salary, and Twitter

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Linda Hurtado Profile

Linda Hurtado is an American Emmy award-winning anchor who is currently working at FOX 13 News. At the station, she anchors the FOX 13 News at Noon as well as the FOX 13 News at 4 with Chris Cato and the FOX 13 News at 5 with Cynthia Smoot.

Linda Hurtado Age

Hurtado has not revealed the date, month, or the year she was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.

Linda Hurtado Height

She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Linda Hurtado Family

Hurtado’s mother was a breast cancer survivor until the disease finally took her life in 1995. She 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.

Linda Hurtado Husband

Hurtado is married to her loving husband Jorge. During her free time, you can find her at sporting events cheering on her two high school-aged daughters. Additionally, she has two stepchildren, two biological daughters, an adopted son from Cuba, and two English bulldogs. Her husband Jorge and she love volunteering at non-profits and supporting Tampa’s NHL Lightning, NFL Buccaneers, and MLB Rays. 

Linda Hurtado Cancer

In October 2020, Linda announced on air that she was having the operation after a mammogram caught early symptoms of breast cancer a disease that killed her mother and grandmother. Since her own diagnosis and recovery, She become the local emcee for the Susan G. Komen events. She supports the Face of Courage non-profit as well as the My Hope Chest which funds reconstruction for women who do not have insurance.

Linda Hurtado
Linda Hurtado

Linda Hurtado Biography

Hurtado always wanted to become a journalist and learned the ropes at the University of Georgia – Go Dawgs! she has worked at TV stations in Fort Myers and Orlando before coming to Tampa.  Hurtado knows this great state well! she won 13 Emmys, an Edward R. Murrow award, Associated Press awards, Society of Professional Journalism awards, and a Florida Bar award for a variety of news and health stories.

Hurtado traveled to Haiti and Cuba covering in-depth reports. During her TV career, she has covered numerous hurricanes including Andrew, Charley, and Irma, a Stanley Cup championship, a Super Bowl championship, and the Republican National Convention, where she landed the only local TV interview with Ann Romney. Moreover, Hurtado hosted or anchored many live events, including the Martin Luther King and Gasparilla parades, and NASA space shuttle launches.

Linda Hurtado Career

Hurtado takes pride in being very connected and involved in her community. She has been a keynote speaker at many local events, such as the Women of Influence luncheon hosted by the Tampa Chamber of Commerce, and the Hispanic Man and Woman of the Year awards sponsored by Tampa’s Hispanic Heritage, Inc.  Hurtado hosted the local MDA Telethon for over 10 years, emceed the local “Dancing with the Stars” event that benefits local charities, and the Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Hospital’s Valentine Day event as well as events for St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

She has been very active with the American Cancer Society’s Reach to Recovery and Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events long before her own diagnosis of breast cancer in 2011, because her mother was a breast cancer survivor until the disease finally took her life in 1995. Since her own diagnosis and recovery, She become the local emcee for the Susan G. Komen events. She supports the Face of Courage non-profit as well as 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. During her free time, you can find her at sporting events cheering on her two high school-aged daughters. Additionally, she has two stepchildren, two biological daughters, an adopted son from Cuba, and two English bulldogs. Her husband Jorge and she love volunteering at non-profits and supporting Tampa’s NHL Lightning, NFL Buccaneers, and MLB Rays. 

Linda Hurtado Salary

She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at FOX 13 News.

Linda Hurtado Net Worth

Hurtado has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor.

Linda Hurtado Social Media Platforms

Hurtado is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 3.7k followers on Twitter, 1k followers on Instagram, and 28k followers on Facebook.

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