Lauren Pastrana Biography
Lauren Pastrana is an American News Anchor/Reporter and Multimedia Journalist working for CBS4 – WFOR-TV in Miami, Florida. She joined the station in April 2012.
Lauren Pastrana Age
Pastrana is 35 years old as of 2022. She was born on February 8, 1987, in Miami, Florida, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 8th of February every year.
Lauren Pastrana Height
Pastrana stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Lauren Pastrana Family
Pastrana was raised in Miami, Florida. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Pastrana has any siblings.
Lauren Pastrana Husband
Pastrana is married to her lovely spouse, J.C. Pastrana. They first met at a club in South Beach, Florida. Pastrana says that she was drawn to her husband’s smile and they danced together on that very night. There is no information about their wedding or engagement.
Lauren Pastrana Children
Pastrana and her husband, J.C. Pastrana, take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 children, Gianela Marie (daughter) and Jordan (son – firstborn). Gianela is 2 years old as of 2021 having been born on Friday, December 13, 2019. Pastrana often posts her kids on her Instagram Page. She enjoys spending precious time with her children and husband, as well as their dog named Daisy when she is not at work.
Lauren Pastrana Net Worth
Pastrana has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter and Multimedia Journalist.
Lauren Pastrana Salary
Pastrana earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Lauren Pastrana Education
Pastrana transferred from Dade Christian School in 2002 to Pine Crest School. Three years later, she attended the University of Florida and after 3 years she graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Telecommunication. During her stint there, she was part of the Journalism and Communication Ambassadors and worked for AM 850 WRUF and WUFT-TV. While at the university, she earned a distinction, the 4-Year Scholar Award, granted to those who graduate at the top of their class.
Lauren Pastrana Career
Pastrana serves at CBS4 as an Evening News Anchor, a position she has held since May 2020. She co-anchors the 5 PM, 6 PM, 7 PM, and 11 PM newscasts, from Monday to Friday. Pastrana began as a news reporter at the station and held that role for 3 and a half years. She then transitioned to Morning News Anchor for CBS4 News This Morning for 4 years and 9 months, before now moving to the evening slot.
In the capacity of Morning News Anchor, she was responsible for launching on-air franchises such as “South Florida Survivors” and “Lauren’s List.” Also, she assisted in getting pets adopted in her weekly segment, “Dogs in the City.” Additionally, she chatted about sports daily during “Talkin’ With Joe.” Pastrana has assisted in leading CBS4’s coverage of historic events such as the 2020 social justice protests, hurricanes, the COVID-19 pandemic, Fidel Castro’s death, and elections.
Before joining CBS4, she worked for Clear Channel Radio in Miami as a news anchor for 9 months. Before that, she worked for the CBS-affiliated station, WINK-TV in Fort Myers, Florida as a fill-in anchor and news reporter for 2 years. Pastrana worked for 610 WIOD in Florida as a news reporter and afternoon news anchor for 4 years and 3 months. There she reported on local political corruption and Super Bowl XLIV. Also, she spent one whole season working as an in-stadium reporter for the show “Miami Dolphins Game Day Live.” Joining the CBS4 family, Pastrana also worked as a morning news anchor at 610 WIOD. Pastrana has also worked for WUFT-TV in Gainesville, Florida as a news anchor and reporter. Pastrana holds an Emmy nomination. During her leisure, she likes reading.
Lauren Pastrana Weight Loss
Pastrana has a weight of 115 pounds (52.2 Kilograms). She says that she lost a lot of weight when she persistently took Cuban Cafecito every morning on her news desk, before having her new role as an evening anchor. She, therefore, decided to stop taking the coffee. Her fellow morning workers however say that it would be hard for her to stop taking it because of her persistence.
Lauren Pastrana CBS4
Pastrana is currently working at CBS4 where she works alongside other famous CBS4 meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Eliott Rodriguez
- Marybel Rodriguez
- Karli Barnett
- Najahe Sherman
- Lissette Gonzalez
- Dave Warren
- Jennifer Correa
- Ivan Cabrera
- Kim Bokamper
- Steven “Goldie” Goldstein
- Harry Cicma
- Mike Cugno
- Jim Berry
- Deborah Souverain
Lauren Pastrana Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 9100 followers on Instagram.