Lucy Bustamante Biography
Lucy Bustamante is a skilled American television personality and journalist, currently working at NBC10 as a morning news anchor. Fluent in Spanish, she is the daughter of Cuban refugees who migrated to the U.S. in 1969.
Lucy Bustamante Age
Bustamante was born on September 26, 1980, in New Orleans United States. She is 41 years old as 2021.
Lucy Bustamante Height
She stands at a height of 5 Ft 6 inches.
Lucy Bustamante Education
Bustamante went to Loyola University where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Communication.
Lucy Bustamante Family
Born and raised in New Orleans Bustamante is a daughter to Cuban refugees who migrated to the U.S. in 1969. As a child, Bustamante learned the skills of translating between Spanish and English as a first-generation American
Lucy Bustamante Husband
Bustamante is a married woman to her husband a Navy Veteran. The family lives in Havertown.
Lucy Bustamante Children
Bustamante and her husband have four children.
Lucy Bustamante Salary
Bustamante receives an annual salary of between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500 according to NBC10 anchors/reporters salaries.
Lucy Bustamante Net Worth
Bustamante has an estimated net worth of $1 million U.S dollars.
Lucy Bustamante Career
Bustamante was born and raised in New Orleans in a home that only spoke Spanish, she is fluent in Spanish and is the daughter of Cuban refugees who migrated to the U.S. in 1969. As a child, Bustamante learned the skills of translating between Spanish and English as a first-generation American, which gave her a vibrant role as a bilingual anchor at NBC10 and Telemundo62.
She spent time volunteering at the now-closed Cabrini Convent for retired nuns in Radnor Township, Delaware County as a teenager at Cabrini High School New Orleans, in addition, it served as a nursing home for the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart.
Prior to joining NBC10, she served as the weekday morning and noon anchor at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Virginia. Furthermore, Bustamante served as a daily weekday morning news anchor for La Selecta 103.3 at WVXX-FM, a Spanish language radio station.
Before that, Bustamante served as an evening anchor for WWL-TV in New Orleans, in addition, she worked alongside her co-workers for three months straight covering the devastation post-Hurricane Katrina.
Lucy Bustamante Philadelphia
Bustamante was honored for her work anchoring the explosion Philadelphia Energy Solution plant in South Philly in June 2019. In addition, she received several Associated Press awards for best anchor, three regional Edward R, Murrow awards for writing a documentary explaining the Affordable Care Act in Virginia, in 2011.
She received one for breaking news in 2004 in New Orleans and a Peabody Award for coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Before that, Bustamante traveled to cover the first gubernatorial trade trip between Louisiana and Havana under President Bush in Cuba.
Lucy has a passion for serving the Hispanic/Latinx community and serving military families. She attended and graduated from Loyola University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Bustamante is the former and founding President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and has been involved with the Naval Officers Spouses Association as well as the NBC Universal Veterans network.