This is everything you need to know about Samantha Cortese a well-known media personality working as a Journalist, digital multimedia journalist, and co-host of “5 Live,” KTLA’s digital at KTLA 5 News.
Samantha Cortese Career
Cortese joined KTLA 5 News from KGUN-TV in Tucson where she was an anchor. Prior to that, Cortese was working at KESQ-TV in Palm Springs as an anchor and reporter. Samantha also worked at KPSP-TV as a morning show producer and web editor.
Cortese graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in broadcast journalism from Chapman University. She was the founder, producer, and anchor of Chapman News, the only local news show in Orange County. Samantha joined the staff at CBS Local 2 while still attending Chapman University full time making for quite the commute.
Cortese won the Cecil Award for Best TV Show and was also nominated for an Emmy Award while at Chapman, and was nominated for the Mir Tuhki Award for Journalism Excellence.
While at Palm Desert High School and Chapman University, she was a cheerleader. She later coached PDHS cheering. Cortese claims that cheerleading was her way of making an influence on the game without actually participating, as a serious college football fan. Her hobbies include traveling (mostly to catch a Pac-12 game), all Disney things, and loving her Havapoo rescue called Magic.
Samantha Cortese Age
Cortese was born in The Palm Desert in the United States. She has not shared details about her age or birthday.
Samantha Cortese Height
Cortese stands at a moderate height however the exact details about her body measurements are not known.
Samantha Cortese Family
Cortese is a family girl, when not on the screen she likes to spend quality time with her loved ones. Although she is yet to reveal their identity, it’s evident that she maintains a strong bond with her family.
Samantha Cortese Husband | Wedding
Cortese is a married woman to her husband Chris Di Vincenzo who is a producer at ABC7 Los Angeles.
Samantha Cortese Net Worth
Samantha has an estimated net worth of $1 Million U.S dollars. Credits to her career as a journalist which is the primary source of her income.
Samantha Cortese Salary
Cortese receives an annual salary that ranges between $34,879 -$57,352, according to the annual average salary of news anchors at KTLA 5 News.