Full name : Ed Lavandera
Date of birth : January 1
Age : 47
Height : undisclosed
Profession :Correspondent,news reporter, journalist.
Relationship : Not known at the moment
Ethnicity: Hispanic /Latino.
Who is Ed Lavandera? Ed Lavandera Wiki -Bio
Ed Lavendera was born Mexican American on January 1, some forty seven years back. He graduated from the University of Texas, Austin with a degree in journalism. Presently, Ed is a correspondent and news reporter for the CNN news channel and according to his instagram page, an aspiring photographer. He speaks Spanish fluently.
Ed Lavendera Career
Ed works for the CNN U.S based in the Dallas Bureau,Texas. Since he joined the top media channel nineteen years ago, he has achieved some remarkable feats in his career. However before joining CNN, Ed had worked with some local stations in the Texas region, they include KVUE-TV, WFAA-TV and KOSA-TV.
A brief overview of his career at its different stages
KVUE TV was based in Austin, Texas the same city where Ed had attended university. After he was through with his degree, Ed became a correspondent for KVUE. While at KVUE, he covered reports on the earthquake in El-Salvador and spent a week collating the stories of people in the region and how they were adapting to the natural disaster. He was first hand available to cover virtually every major breaking news in Texas, including the flooding in southern Texas as well as the Gulf hurricanes.
In 1994, when George W. Bush was contesting for the office of governor against Ann Richards, lavandera covered the story. He was also live at the Republican and Democratic convention that held in 1992.
WFAA was the second home to Lavandera’s career as a journalist. He joined WFAA immediately after leaving KVUE TV and worked in same capacity here as well. He was a news correspondent.
Much later and Ed would move on to join KOSA TV still in the Midland Texas and Odessa, Texas region. At KOSA, he switched roles up a bit and was a news anchor and reporter.
Ed Lavendera joined CNN in the year 2001 and he has remained a reporter there ever since. In his long running career with the news channel, he has broken so many major news, as well as covered major social issues affecting Americans. He reported on President trump’s plan to build a wall along the US and Mexico borders to serve as a demarcation between the two nations.
Lavandera also reported the ambush of five Dallas police officers, he covered the story of the three hurricanes hitting Florida as well as the mississippi burning trial of Edgar Ray Killen. In 2012, he carried out an investigative story on the strange death of school students at a Florida high school for boys. Uncovering dirty secrets of alleged molestation, abuse, torture and harassment by members of staff on the boys.
Awards and recognitions
Over the course of his nearly two decade old career, Ed lavandera has gained notable recognitions and awards in the media industry. Some of which include :
- The Peabody Award won by himself and members of his team for amtheir report on the Gulf oil spill.
- Katie award by the Dallas press club
Ed Lavandera Net worth
Ed lavandera’s exact net worth is not known as of 2020. However, given his years of experience, he is expected to exceed a million dollars annually.