• Lynette Romero is a broadcast journalist who works for the KTLA station in Los Angeles, California.
• She was born in Denver, Colorado and has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
• She has won numerous awards for her work, including a Golden Mike Award, an Emmy Award and a local Emmy Award.
• She has also made some acting appearances in TV series and movies.
• Lynette is married with one daughter and has an estimated net worth of over $1 million.
Known for movies
Who is Lynette Romero?
Lynette was born in Denver, Colorado USA, on 3 February 1967, so under the zodiac sign of Aquarius and holding American nationality, and of Mexican-American ethnicity. Lynette is a broadcast journalist who gained recognition after she began working for KTLA station as their reporter and anchor.
Early life and education
Lynette is one of those people who prefer to keep their personal matters to themselves, and therefore not much is known about her background story, parents, or siblings, except that her father’s name is Andy Andelecio Romero and her mother’s name is Viola Lydia Nuanez.
She is said to have fallen in love with broadcasting at a very young age, as she loved watching the news shows on TV – after she matriculated from a local high school, she enrolled at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1985, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication in 1989.
As soon as she was done with her education, Lynette began working at KVUE-TV as their reporter – staying with them for a year before she switched to KUSA-TV and moved to Denver. At KUSA, she served as a reporter before she was promoted to the position of a general assignment reporter in 1992. During her time in Denver, she covered stories such as the stand-off in Waco, the visit of the Pope in 1993, and the bombing of the Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Lynette worked for KUSA from 1988 to 1998, and then moved to become a reporter and anchor for KTLA station in Los Angeles, California – during her first year there she won the Golden Mike Award for the work which she had done in the “Public Schools: Working the System” KTLA News series.
She went on to win her first Emmy Award and a second Golden Mike Award for her reports in the “Access L.A. – The Latino Experience” show – she has also won a local Emmy for reporting and producing the five-part series entitled “From Farm to Fork”. After 21 years, Lynette is still working for the KTLA station, clearly enjoying the career there that she has built.
Lynette is also a member of the Colorado Hispanic Media Association and California Chicano News Media Association and teaches an anchoring and reporting class at the UCLA Extension – she often speaks at local schools and public events.
A bit of acting for Lynette
Although Lynette is not an actress, she has appeared in seven TV series and movies as a reporter or an anchor – her first appearance was in the 1989 TV series entitled “Making It! Minority Success Stories” after which she appeared in “The West Wing” TV series in 2002 as an Anaheim Anchor. In 2003, she had a role in the “Angel” TV series as a News Anchor, and in the “Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America” movie in 2006 as a National News Correspondent. In 2006, Lynette appeared in the “Weed” TV series as a reporter, and again in the “Lincoln Heights” TV series in 2008 – her last most recent role was as Andrea in the “Real Rob” TV series in 2017.
KTLA virtual channel 5 is a CW-affiliated TV station that is licensed to Los Angeles in California – the station belongs to Tribune Broadcasting which is part of the Tribune Media Company. Its studios are located in the Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood while its transmitter can be found on top of the Mount Wilson. The station is available in North America by using the DirecTV and Dish Network, and on specific cable providers in several cities in the southwestern US and Canada.
KTLA was founded in September 1947, and was therefore the first commercially licensed TV station in the western part of the US – its slogans are “L.A.’s Very Own” and “L.A.’s Hometown Station”.
Personal life and marriage
Lynette is a married woman – she met her husband David Angulo at the University of Guadalajara when both of them were attending a five-week Spanish immersion program in 1994. They had to maintain a long-distance relationship because Lynette was living in Denver while David was residing in Los Angeles – when the time was right, David took her back to Guadalajara and proposed there. The wedding took place half a year after the engagement in Los Angeles River Center on 11 July 2003 – they have been married for 15 years now and have a daughter together named Olivia who was born on 2 August 2004.
Happy 14th birthday to our baby girl. You are my love and my light always and forever. ??✨ pic.twitter.com/vEyfN0kED0
— Lynette Romero (@LynetteRomero) August 3, 2018
Appearance and net worth
Lynette’s is now 52 years; she has long black hair and brown eyes, but her height and weight are not known.
According to authoritative sources, Lynette’s current net worth is estimated to be over $1 million and is steadily rising as Lynette is still very active in her profession– she is reputed to have an annual salary of $120,000.
Social media presence
Being a reporter and an anchor and having to bring the breaking news to the public, Lynette is quite active on several social media platforms on which she can share the news even when she is not at the station – she launched her Twitter account in June 2009 and has so far gathered over 37,000 followers and tweeted around 6,500 times. Her Instagram account is followed by over 40,000 people while she’s posted nearly 200 pictures – she has a Facebook page as well which is ‘liked’ by over 55,000 people.
|Lincoln Heights||2008||TV Series||Reporter|
|Weeds||2006||TV Series||Female Reporter|
|Fatal Contact: Bird Flu in America||2006||TV Movie||National News Correspondent|
|Angel||2003||TV Series||News Anchor|
|The West Wing||2002||TV Series||Anaheim Anchor|
|Making It! Minority Success Stories||1989||TV Series|
|Business World News||2003||TV Series||Anchor|
|KTLA 5 News at 10||1997||TV Series||Herself - Reporter / Anchor|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia