Jovana Lara Bio
Jovana Lara is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for ABC7 Los Angeles since joining the station in December of 2000.
Jovana Lara Age
Lara is 56 years old as of 2022. She was born on January 11, 1966, in Cuba. She, therefore, celebrates her birthday on the 11th of January every year.
Jovana Lara Height
Lara stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Jovana Lara Family
Lara was raised in Glendale, California. This was after her family moved from Cuba when she was little. Her father’s name is Bonifacio Lara. Her mother’s names are unknown. Lara had a sister, who was older than her. Her sister, unfortunately, passed away in the year 2006 due to breast cancer.
Jovana Lara Husband
Lara is married to her lovely spouse, Dr. Randy Brooks. Information about their wedding is unknown at the moment.
Jovana Lara Children
Lara and her husband take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 children, Alex Brooks(daughter) and Hunter Brooks(son). Alex Brooks is the firstborn, then Hunter Brooks follows as the secondborn.
Jovana Lara Net Worth
Lara has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Jovana Lara Salary
Lara earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jovana Lara Education
Lara graduated from Holy Family High School in Glendale in the year 1984 and then attended Loyola Marymount University. She graduated from the university in the year 1988 with a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.).
Jovana Lara Career
Lara serves at ABC7 Los Angeles. Since joining the station, she has won 4 Emmy Awards for co-hosting Vista L.A. Previously, she was working for KNSD-TV in San Diego, California as a news reporter for 3 years. During her first 12 months at KNSD, she won an Emmy Award. This was for her coverage of a story concerning a small village near Tijuana being washed away in the year 1997 by the mudslides of El Nino. During the same year, two other stories were also nominated for an Emmy. Lara also holds commendations from the San Diego Press Club, which she received while still at KNSD.
Before going to KNSD, she served at KESQ-TV, an ABC-affiliated television station in Palm Springs, California for 2 years. That is where she began her TV career. He began as a weekend news reporter/anchor, then after one year, she transitioned to weekend news anchor.
Throughout her career as a reporter, Lara has covered various breaking stories including natural disasters, fires, and crimes. Also, she has done in-depth feature stories. She has traveled to Guatemala and Mexico to cover everything from the Pope’s visit to immigration to earthquakes to the life issues faced by Mexico City and Los Angeles. Lara is active in numerous community events on behalf of ABC7 Los Angeles. During her leisure, she likes indoor cycling, hiking, practicing yoga, or trying new recipes.
Jovana Lara ABC7 Los Angeles
Lara anchors the morning and evening newscasts, at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. from Monday to Friday. She also serves as a reporter for Eyewitness News, where she reports on solutions to community problems. Lara is currently working at ABC7 Los Angeles where she works alongside other famous ABC7 Los Angeles anchors and reporters including;
- Josh Haskell
- Rob Hayes
- Jade Hernandez
- Brandi Hitt
- Leticia Juarez
- Dave Kunz
- Ellen Leyva
- Leslie Lopez
- Ashley Mackey
- Rob McMillan
- Veronica Miracle
- Anabel Munoz
- David Ono
- Amanda Palacios
- Phillip Palmer
Jovana Lara Social Media Platforms
Lara is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 17.5K followers on Instagram.