Jennifer Ortega Biography and Wiki
Jennifer Ortega is an American award-winning journalist who serves at KOLN/KGIN 10/11 News in Lincoln, Nebraska as an evening anchor. She anchors the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. news at 10/11 News. Prior to this Jennifer worked as a reporter and weekend anchor at WOWT NBC in Greater Omaha for one year and seven months.
Jennifer Ortega Age and Birthday
Ortega was born on March 31, 1987, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is 34 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Aries.
Jennifer Ortega Height
Jennifer is of average stature, She stands at an estimated 5 feet 4 inches.
Jennifer Ortega Education
Upon completion of her high school studies, Jennifer joined Florida Atlantic University, a public research university with its main campus in Boca Raton, FL, where she graduated with a degree Bachelor in Arts in Communication in 2009 and a minor in Spanish.
Jennifer Ortega Family, Parents, Siblings
Jennifer is the proud daughter of Wanda Domoracki-Ortiz and her father whose identity is not known at the moment. It’s also not clear if she has any siblings.
Ortega is of American nationality and white ethnicity.
Jennifer Ortega Husband, Is She Married?
Moving on to her marital affairs, the famed journalist is happily married to her loving husband, Richard Ochoa. The romantic duo exchanged their vows in a blissful private wedding ceremony on 21 Jan 2018 attended by only family and close friends.
In Addition, her husband, Richard Ochoa is also a journalist who works as an executive producer at WOWT news.
Jennifer Ortega Salary
According to KOLN/KGIN 10/11 News anchor salaries, Ortega receives an average salary ranging from $54,619 to $71,177 a year. This averages an hourly wage of between $25.30 and $33.74.
Jennifer Ortega Net Worth
Jennifer Ortega has an estimated net worth ranging from $300,000 to $700,000 as of 2021. Her primary source of income is her career as a journalist.
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Ortega began her journalism career serving as an intern at NBC6 WTVJ for four months while still a student at Florida Atlantic University. Upon graduating, she worked as an intern at WPEC News 12 in West Palm Beach, FL. She later joined The Boca Raton Tribune where she worked as a weekly newspaper columnist and reporter.
Later on, Jennifer worked as a columnist between Sep 2010 and March 2011. She then joined HolaVision TV Network where she served as a reporter and weather anchor as well as a Spanish weekday meteorologist during her stay at HolaVision between March 2011 and Sep 2011.
Ortega worked as a video editor and photographer at WPEC-DT News 12 CBS for three months as well as a nightside reporter and fill-in anchor at WCBI TV between April 2012 and Sep 2013. Jennifer joined WOWT NBC Omaha in Oct 2018 where she worked as a weekend evening anchor and reporter.
She now works as the main evening news anchor at KOLN/KGIN TV 10/11 News located in Lincoln, NE. Ortega anchors the 5, 6, and 10 p.m. newscasts. She was recognized by the Jackson City Council with the Outstanding Journalist Award.