Lynda Baquero Biography
Lynda Baquero is an American Emmy award-winning correspondent working for NBC 4. She serves as a consumer reporter on the Better Get Baquero segment airing on weekdays at 4 pm and 5 pm. In addition, she joined the NBC 4 news team in October 1995.
Lynda Baquero Career
In addition to her role on NBC 4, she also serves as the host of the “Visiones” series which highlights issues that affect the Hispanic community. In the series, she gives informative conversations with community leaders, newsmakers, education, and celebrities on arts, and health. While working at NBC 4, she has held a number of high-profile positions and she has filed reporter both abroad and at home.
Furthermore, she reported live on the country’s economic tourism and President Obama’s visit to the island in 2011 from Puerto Rico. She has also covered Pope John Paul II’s visit to the Holy Land, and Cuba’s economy. Baquero has also covered the arrival and devastating aftermath of Hurricane Georges in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Puerto Rico. In addition, she also covered 2012, President Obama’s visit to New York, and the Salt Lake City and Atlanta Olympic Games.
Over the years, Lynda has served as the co-anchor of WNBC’s “News 4 New York at 6 P.M.,”“Weekend Today in New York;” and “NewsChannel 4 at 6 P.M.” In addition, she has also served as the host of “Hispanics Today”. For Baquero’s coverage of Pope’s visit to Cuba, she received a local Emmy award in 1998, for “Religious Programming.” In addition, she also received an Emmy award in 2006, for “Best Evening Newscast” with Chuck Scarborough.
Prior to joining NBC 4, she worked at NY1 News where she served as a consumer reporter, anchor, and video journalist. In her role, she was responsible for writing, researching, editing, and shooting her own stories. Furthermore, while Lynda worked at WCBS-TV, she worked in every part of the newsroom including the assistant desk, researcher, assignment editor, and finally associate producer of “Troubleshooter.” She has also worked at WCAU-TV, Philadelphia where she served as an associate producer of “NELY!” a talk show.
In addition, she has received many awards and recognitions over the years, and she was named one of El Diario La Prensa’s “Mujeres Destacadas” (Outstanding Women). She also received the Consulate General of Israel’s “Woman of Valor” award. The New York University College of Arts and Sciences honored Lynda with their Alumni Achievement Award. The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors awarded Baquero with the Excellence in English Language Media award.
She is a member of the Board of Directors of Let’s Get Ready which is a non-profit organization that serves the educational needs of New York City students. Baquero is also a board member of the Byram Hills Education Foundation which supports Westchester County students, and she is a huge supporter of El Museo del Barrio’s arts and education programs. In addition, Lynda attended New York University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. Baquero is eloquent in Spanish and French
Lynda Baquero Salary
Baquero earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Lynda Baquero Net Worth
Baquero has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as a reporter.
Lynda Baquero Age
Baquero was born on January 16, 1967, in New York, New York, United States. She is 56 years old as of 2023, and she celebrates her birthday on the 16th of January every year.
Lynda Baquero Height and Weight
Baquero stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Lynda Baquero Family
Baquero likes to keep her personal life private hence she has neither disclosed the names of her parent nor those of her siblings. However, this information will be updated when available.
Lynda Baquero Husband and Children
Baquero is married to Richard Baquero who is an interior designer and owner of RAB/ID design. Lynda and Richard tied the knot on August 24, 1997, and together they have been blessed with two daughters; Illeana Baquero, born in 2003, and Carolina.
Lynda Baquero Social Media Platform
Baquero is very active on her Twitter, and Instagram pages. She has 5.9k followers on Twitter and 1.8k followers on Instagram.