Sylvia Perez Biography
Sylvia Perez is an American journalist who serves as a news anchor at WFLD-TV (FOX 32) in Chicago. She joined this station in October 2016 where she anchors the weekday editions and special segments of Good Day Chicago. Prior to joining this station, Sylvia had served for twenty-four years as the co-anchor of the 11 AM newscast on Chicago’s WLS-TV (ABC 7) together with Linda Yu. She also fulfilled her duties as a “Healthbeat” reporter whereby she covered daily health and medical investigative stories for the 4 PM and 10 PM newscasts.
Sylvia Perez Age
Sylvia turned 60 years old as of 2021. She was born on November 17th, 1961 in Lawton, Oklahoma, in the United States of America. She usually celebrates her birthday on 17th November every year and her birth sign is Scorpio.
Sylvia Perez Height
Sylvia has a body height of 5 feet 5 inches which is equivalent to 1.6 meters. Her other body measurements such as body weight are currently under review.
Sylvia Perez Education
Sylvia schooled at the University of Oklahoma, majoring in Radio/TV/Film. In a bold, early move she chose an internship with a public television station versus the more typical network affiliate because public television, even then, was short-staffed. Perez figured she was more likely to get real-world experience and “air time.” She was right. She covered State Capitol politics with stories appearing on the nightly news before she even graduated. That internship led to positions as a broadcast journalist in a variety of markets across the country, reporting on major stories involving politics, education, medicine, and the military. Soon, she began to specialize in stories that would have a direct, practical, and positive impact on the individual viewer, a move that boosted ratings at a time television news was adapting to changes in how people were getting news and information.
Sylvia Perez Family
Sylvia was born on November 17th, 1961 in Lawton, Oklahoma, in the United States of America. However, details regarding her parents and siblings are not known to the public. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Sylvia Perez Husband
Sylvia got married in 1992 to Daniel Blasdell a Chicago native and a former member of the ‘Chicago Board of Trade,’ The two are blessed with two children namely Illiana Blassdell and Magali Blassdell born in August 1995 and November 1997 respectively. She lives in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband Daniel, and their two lovely daughters.
Sylvia Perez Daughters
Sylvia together with her husband Daniel Blasdell is blessed with two children namely Illiana Blassdell and Magali Blassdell born in August 1995 and November 1997 respectively.
Sylvia Perez Salary
How much does Sylvia Perez earn? Having been working as a News anchor, she receives an estimated average annual salary of $67,241. This is the average News anchors’ salary at WFLD-TV (FOX 32), as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $53,939 and $88,685. However, salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, and the number of years one has spent in his or her profession.
Sylvia Perez’s Net Worth
Sylvia’s net worth is estimated to be $2 Million as of 2022. She has accumulated all of her wealth through her primary source of income mainly as a journalist and in the other businesses, she has invested in. However, her net worth improves a year after the other, therefore we will keep updating you.
Sylvia Perez WFLD-TV (FOX 32)
Sylvia serves as a news anchor at WFLD-TV (FOX 32) in Chicago. She joined this station in October 2016 where she anchors the weekday editions and special segments of Good Day Chicago. Prior to joining this station, Sylvia had served for twenty-four years as the co-anchor of the 11 AM newscast on Chicago’s WLS-TV (ABC 7) together with Linda Yu. She also fulfilled her duties as a “Healthbeat” reporter whereby she covered daily health and medical investigative stories for the 4 PM and 10 PM newscasts.
On June 20, 2013, she left WLS-TV since the station decided to terminate the 11 am newscast in favor of Windy City Live (WCL), which moved to the timeslot after Live with Kelly and Michael moved to the 9 am slot from WGN-TV. Before joining WLS-TV, Sylvia had served in Houston and Amarillo, Texas. She as well served in Oklahoma as a reporter where she was able to win several awards for her reporting. She also worked at KPRC-TV in Houston s a medical reporter as well as a weekend co-anchor.
Apart from a journalism career, Sylvia serves as the founder and the owner of Sylvia Perez Productions, specializing in all aspects of event production for non-profits. She also sits on the board of Enabled Enterprises, an organization helping military veterans, serves as an ambassador for GoodCity Chicago, which champions inner-city entrepreneurs who give back to the city, and is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Throughout her successful career, Sylvia has been recognized for her achievements with multiple awards, such as Emmys and the Peter Lisagor award, recognizing the best of Chicago journalism given annually by the Chicago Headline Club. More recently, she was recognized by the office of the Illinois Secretary of State for Excellence in Broadcasting commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month.
Sylvia Perez Hinsdale
Perez and her husband, Daniel Blasdell, recently sold their four-bedroom house in Hinsdale for about $1.33 million. In March 2016, she put her Hinsdale, Illinois mansion back on the market for $1.95 million dollars.
Sylvia Perez Body Measurements and Facts
- Full Names: Sylvia Perez
- Career / Profession: Journalist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Age: 60 years old as of 2021
- Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
- Date of Birth: November 17th, 1961
- Place of Birth: Lawton, Oklahoma in the United States of America
- Birthday: November 17th every year
- Body Measurements: Under Review
- Height: 5 feet 5 inches (1.6 meters)
- Weight: Under Review
- Marital Status: Married
- Husband/Spouse: Daniel Blasdell
- Children: Two daughters; Illiana Blassdell and Magali Blassdell
- Net Worth: $2 Million as of 2022
- Salary: Average annual salary of $67,241
Sylvia Perez Residence
Sylvia lives in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband Daniel Blasdell and their two daughters. In March 2016, she put her Hinsdale, Illinois mansion back on the market for $1.95 million dollars, previously selling the property for $2.4 million in 2013. Perez purchased the home in 2006.
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