Wendy Corona Profile, Wiki, Bio
Wendy Corona is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for WSB TV in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the station in January 2013.
Wendy Corona Education
Corona attended the University of Southern California where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and a minor in Spanish and Science in Broadcast Journalism.
Wendy Corona Career
Corona serves at WSB-TV as an anchor of Channel 2 Action News at 4 pm Monday through Friday and also reports daily throughout the metro. Before the move to Atlanta, she worked at WFAA in Dallas, Texas. She was also an evening anchor at KPRC in Houston, Texas.
She was the morning anchor at Local 10, the ABC affiliate in Miami. Her broadcast career started as a reporter in Yuma, Arizona followed by El Paso, Texas, and Orlando, Florida. She has been a witness to many significant news events, starting in her college days and being present at the O.J. Simpson murder trial.
Corona was working in Florida, when all eyes were on the contested 2000 presidential election, its “hanging chads” and tracking Florida connections to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. During Corona’s time in Florida, a record number of hurricanes made landfall in South Florida.
Corona is most proud of her early work as a reporter in reuniting an African refugee with her long-lost family members in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and winning an Emmy Award at WSB for reporting on people’s abuse of the lightly regulated service dog industry.
Quick Facts About Corona
|Age||46 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
She had the pleasure of teaming up with Robin Roberts in Miami to support Women’s Heart Health initiatives and appeared on Good Morning America to support the issue.
She has hosted many special event broadcasts from sporting to philanthropic gala events and finds joy connecting with the community this way. Corona is a board member for Cristo Rey Atlanta Jesuit High School, which graduated its first class in Georgia in May 2018. She is especially supportive in the areas of women’s health, education, literacy projects, and domestic violence.
Wendy Corona Age, Birthday / How old is Wendy Corona?
Wendy was born on October 4, 1975, in Southern California, United States (she is 46 years old as of 2021.) She celebrates her birthday on October 4 every year.
Wendy Corona Height, measurements
Corona stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall (1.68 m).
Wendy Corona Family
Corona is of Mexican descent. She is the daughter of Teresa Corona who owns a Latino grocery store “Mercado Corona” in Laguna Hills opposite the Laguna Hills High School. She has three sisters, Michelle, Bernadette, and Monica.
Wendy Corona Husband and Children
Corona is married to Kenneth IV and the couple is blessed with two children, a son named Kenneth VI and a daughter whose name she hasn’t disclosed.
Wendy Corona Salary
Being one of the top news anchors at WSB-TV, Corona earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Wendy Corona Net Worth
Corona has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a news anchor and reporter.
Wendy Corona Breast Cancer, Illness, Health
On June 15, 2021, Corona announced on TV that she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She said that t first started as a bump and brought it to her doctor’s attention. She gave advice, that one should not lose precious time when it comes to health. “Make the appointment. Go see the doctor. Don’t put it off. We put off a lot during the pandemic. Don’t let your health, your life, be one of those things,” she said.
Wendy Corona WSB-TV
At WSB-TV Corona works alongside;
- Sophia Choi – Anchor
- Jorge Estevez – Anchor
- Jovita Moore – Anchor
- Alison Mastrangelo – Sports Director
- Jim Strickland – Consumer Investigator
- Nicole Carr – Investigative Reporter
- Justin Gray – Investigative Reporter
- Richard Elliot – Reporter
- Tyisha Fernandes – Reporter
- Monica Pearson – Journalist
- Eboni Deon – Meteorologist
- Richard Belcher – Investigative Reporter & Anchor
- Brad Nitz – Meteorologist
- Glenn Burns – Chief Meteorologist