Laura Diaz Biography
Laura Diaz is a Southern California newscaster Working for KTTV Fox 11 in Los Angeles. In addition, her origin is Santa Paula, California.
She is a fourteen-time Emmy Award winner and a three-time Imagen Award winner. Diaz and her team won the Imagen Award for Best Local Informational Program in August 2011. The program focused on the controversial topic of African American and Latino race relations in Los Angeles.
Laura Diaz Age|Birthday
Diaz was born on February 16, 1958, in Santa Paula, California. As of 2021, she is 63 years old. Therefore, She celebrates her birthday on February 16.
Laura Diaz Husband
Diaz is married. However, there is no information regarding who her husband is. She has managed to keep her family life very private.
Laura Diaz Children
Daiz together with her husband, have two children Nash (Son) and Norah (Daughter).
Laura Diaz Education
Diaz attended Hart High School. She later moved to San Luis Obispo, California to attend California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly SLO). In California, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.
Laura Diaz Career
Diaz began her television career at KSBY in San Luis Obispo, followed by one at KFSN in Fresno. Later in 1983, she returned to Southern California and joined KABC-TV as a reporter at the station’s bureau in Orange County.
While working at KABC-TV, Diaz covered several major stories like the 1986 Los Angeles Central Library Fire, the 1992 Los Angeles Riots, and the Northridge earthquake in 1994.
Additionally, She later began working as a weekend anchor in 1985. Three years later she started anchoring KABC-TV’S 6 pm weekday evening newscast and in 1997, Diaz was named the anchor for the station’s 5 pm and 11 pm newscasts. After that promotion, she became the first female Hispanic lead anchor at an English language television station in Los Angeles.
Diaz left KABC-TV and joined KCBS-TV in September 2002 as a co-anchor of the CBS 2 News at 5 and 11 pm together with Harold Greene. Also, in 2004, Paul Magers joined her as co-anchor.
In addition, she was one of the original hosts of the groundbreaking Vista L.A. on KABC-TV. Vista L. A is one of the first public affairs programs in Southern California to serve the English-speaking Latino audience in the region. The program won the coveted Imagen Award twice while Diaz was a co-host.
In May 2012, Diaz joined the FOX L.A. weekend news broadcasts alongside FOX news anchor Susan Hirasuna. She now works on KTTV Fox 11 in Los Angeles.
Laura Diaz Salary | Net Worth
Her salary at Fox is not yet known. She has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million.