Jovana Lara Biography
Jovana Lara is an American journalist serving as an ABC7 News reporter based in Los Angeles. For Eyewitness News, Lara anchors the 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. segments on weekdays reporting on community issues. She joined ABC7 in 2000 and has since won 4 Emmys for her role as co-host on Vista L.A.
Jovana Lara Age
Lara was born on January 11, 1966, in Cuba. She is 57 years old as of 2022. Lara celebrates her birthday on January 11 every year.
Jovana Lara Family
Jovana’s family immigrated from Cuba when she was a young child, and she was raised in Glendale. She has not disclosed much about her family, parents, and siblings. We will keep you posted should this information be available.
Jovana Lara Husband
Lara is married to Dr. Randy Brooks an Oral Surgeon. When she is not working, she likes to spend as much time as she can with her husband, two stepsons, her daughter named Alexa Brooks, and her new baby boy, Hunter Brooks. She also likes to spin, run, do pilates, and dance salsa.
Jovana Lara Career
Jovana graduated from Loyola Marymount University and initially chose a career in finance, despite her lifelong love of radio. Beginning in Palm Springs, she did weekend work for KESQ. Jovana received a promotion to weekend anchor after reporting for a year. Jovana accepted a second job as a reporter for the Orange County News Channel in an effort to polish her reporting abilities. Up until she was hired to report by KNSD in San Diego, she continued to work in both Palm Springs and Orange County. Jovana won an Emmy during her first year in San Diego for a story about a small village near Tijuana that was destroyed by the 1997 El Nino mudslides. In the same year, two other stories received Emmy nominations. She subsequently received accolades from the San Diego Press Club.
Jovana has experience as a reporter covering everything from in-depth feature stories to breaking news stories about fires, crimes, and natural disasters. She has covered earthquakes, immigration, the visit of the Pope, and ongoing issues with the quality of life in Mexico City and Los Angeles. In May of last year, in addition to covering local news in the field every day, Jovana traveled to Guatemala to conduct in-depth reporting on the challenges faced by illegal immigrants trying to enter Mexico from Central America. Jovana participates on behalf of the station in numerous local events.
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Jovana Lara Salary
Lara earns an average salary of $75,000 annually.
Jovana Lara’s Net Worth
Lara has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Her primary source of income is her job as an ABC7 News contributor.
Jovana Lara’s Social Media Accounts
Lara is active on social media and she posts personal and work-related stuff from time to time. She has over 2000 followers on Instagram, 1500 on Facebook, and 2300 on Twitter.