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Lolita Lopez Profile
Lolita Lopez is an American Multiple Emmy award-winning investigative reporter and anchor who is currently working for NBC4 News. At the station, she anchors daily for NBC4 News at 11 a.m. and 4, 5, 6, and 11 p.m. Additionally, she joined the news team in 2011.
Lolita Lopez Age
Lopez has not revealed the date, month, or year she was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.
Lolita Lopez Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Lolita Lopez Family
She was born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, Afterward, Lopez moved to Houston when she was four years of age when her father became the coach of the women’s track at Rice University. There is no information concerning her mother and her siblings. However, research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Lolita Lopez Husband
Lopez is happily married to Eric Talesnick, a professional cinematographer, and they are blessed with one daughter. They live in Los Angeles. She posted a photo on Instagram of her husband and daughter on Father’s Day on June 20th.
Lolita Lopez Breast cancer
Lopez was diagnosed with Stage IIA breast cancer, as the tumor was small about the size of an olive. It had not spread. “I was driving in my car when the call,” she said. “So I pulled over and stopped the car and the radiologist said, ‘Your test came back positive.’ And I said, ‘What does that mean? Is positive good or is positive bad?’ And she said, ‘Positive means its cancer.’”. “I made a list,” she said, smiling. “What I needed to do next, what doctor to call, what size it was, what stage. To me, knowledge has always meant power. The more knowledge I had, the more in control I felt.”
As a breast cancer survivor, she has shared her challenges during treatment and recovery with a series of stories on her courageous fight against the disease as a working mother and wife. Moreover, she participates in charitable events the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Lopez and her battle with breast cancer, including chemotherapy, shaving her iconic black curls, welcoming care from her 9-year-old daughter, and learning, for the first time, about her medical history. Lopez is in good health from her breast cancer.
Lolita Lopez Career
Born in Santurce, Puerto Rico, Lopez moved to Houston at age four when her father became the women’s track coach at Rice University. A lifelong sports fan, Lopez graduated from Harvard University in 1998, where she was on the women’s volleyball and track teams for four years; she was also co-captain of the volleyball team in her junior and senior years.
Lopez is part of the award-winning I-Team, digging deep into stories and cases that impact viewers throughout Southland. Moreover, she has covered a wide range of significant stories, including national stories from the Christopher Dorner manhunt to the Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup win in 2012. Earlier in her career, she was stationed at Ground Zero for nearly two weeks while covering the World Trade Center tragedy and spent many years reporting the effects of that tragedy.
Lopez believes her job is complete when her news stories about the community make a difference, as in the case of a piece she did on a sixth-grade class that created a Facebook page to sell their homemade art to raise money for a classmate whose family couldn’t afford a proper funeral for his father. Just one day after Lopez’s story aired, the site raised more than $3000. A journalist for more than 20 years, Lopez feels privileged to tell peoples’ stories and is honored to meet many inspiring people along the way.
Lolita Lopez NBC4 News
Before joining NBC4, Lopez had a successful, decade-long career at WPIX-TV in New York. Where she served as a general assignment reporter and, later, a sports anchor. She became the main sports anchor and a field reporter for the NY Mets. Working alongside the late great Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver. Earlier in her career, she was one of only two reporters on Court TV’s issue-oriented legal program “Pros and Cons” with Nancy Grace. While working on the show, Lopez covered many controversial cases, including the parole hearing of John Lennon’s murderer.
Throughout her career, Lopez has been recognized with several industry awards. Including several Los Angeles area Emmy Awards for her live anchoring and investigative reports. Additionally, she won two New York area Emmy Awards for ‘Best Sports Feature’ and ‘Best Live Sports Coverage’. Furthermore, New York’s largest Spanish-language daily newspaper, El Diario La Prensa, is one of the most outstanding women in the community.
During her free time, Lopez cherishes spending quality time with family and friends. Sharing stories with lots of good food, laughter, and playing volleyball on any grass or beach court. Moreover, she enjoys participating in charitable events that support important causes impacting Southern Californians. Including the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Additionally, she promotes the importance of youth sports in our communities, knowing how much sports impacted her life.
Lolita Lopez salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career on NBC4 News.
Lolita Lopez Net Worth
Lopez has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million. Earned from her career as an investigative reporter and anchor.
Lolita Lopez Social Media Platforms
Lopez is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 4.1k followers on Twitter, 2.3k followers on Instagram, and 4.8k followers on Facebook.