Laura Garcia Profile
Laura Garcia is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist working for NBC Bay Area serving as an anchor. She has been working for the station since January 2000.
Laura Garcia Career
Garcia is the morning and midday news anchor for NBC Bay Area. She anchors Today In The Bay and Midday In The Bay alongside Marcus Washington. She started her career in broadcasting in San Francisco before moving on to report and anchor in Fresno. Before joining NBC Bay Area, Garcia was an investigative reporter and anchor in Phoenix, Arizona.
While at phoenix she was honored with The Associated Press Reporter of the Year Award along with multiple Emmy and AP awards for writing and reporting. One of her ludicrous achievements was accepting an Emmy award in San Francisco for best daytime broadcast. She was recognized with a Best Daytime Newscast Award in the Bay Area by the Bay Area Women in Radio and Television.
Garcia is an enthusiastic participant in various organizations. Garcia belongs to the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and serves on the Board of Trustees of her alma mater. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and Government at Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga. She as well serves on the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society as well as the Board of the Catholic Professional Business Club.
Laura Garcia Age
Garcia was born on March 5, 1969, in Porterville, California, United States (she is 52 years old as of 2021.) She celebrates her birthday on the 5th of March every year.
Laura Garcia Height
Garcia stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Laura Garcia Family
Garcia is the daughter of Mike Garcia (Father) and Ruth Garcia (Mother). She was born and raised in Porterville, California alongside her two siblings whose names have not yet been revealed. During her free time, Garcia enjoys golfing, skiing, snowshoeing, reading, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.
Laura Garcia Husband
Garcia was married to Brent Cannon Schweigert from June 1997-to 2016. Her ex-husband is also an anchor and reporter. The two were blessed with triplets Katherine, Claire, and Jack in 2009. The two separated in January 2016 because it was an abusive relationship. Garcia even charged Brent Cannon with domestic violence and accused him of extreme physical behavior. It ended in a divorce.
Laura Garcia Dating| Engaged| Fiance
Garcia is in a relationship with a man named Marcus and the two are engaged. On September 30, 2019, Garcia posted a photo showing her engagement ring with the caption, “He asked for my hand and we’re taking the plunge! , If I have a little more sparkle in my eye today on #TodayInTheBay you’ll know why. I said yes! “
Laura Garcia Wedding|Married
On January 1, 2022, Garcia shared a post and photos of her wedding day on her Instagram page with the caption: Thanks 2021! ?. The photos detailed her wedding gown which was lace. She also got a lot of support from her family, friends, and three children who are triplets. She seems to be super excited to start this new journey with her new husband, Marcus.
Laura Garcia Salary
Being one of the top anchors for NBC Bay Area, Garcia earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Laura Garcia’s Net Worth
Garcia has an estimated net worth of between $ 1 million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.
Laura Garcia NBC Bay Area
At NBC Bay Area, Garcia works alongside;
- Stephen Stock – Reporter
- Jessica Aguirre – Journalist/Anchor
- Jeff Ranieri – Meteorologist
- Marcus Washington – Anchor
- Damian Trujillo – Reporter
- Terry McSweeney – Anchor/Reporter
- Vianey Arana – Anchor/Reporter
- Chris Chmura – Consumer Reporter
- Ian Cull – Reporter/Multimedia Journalist