Lucy Bustamante Biography
Lucy Bustamante is an American journalist, currently working as a morning news anchor for NBC10 and a breaking news anchor for Telemundo62. Fluent in Spanish, Lucy is the daughter of Cuban refugees who migrated to the U.S. in 1969.
She attended and graduated from Loyola University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Communication.
Lucy Bustamante Age
She was born on September 26, 1980, in New Orleans. She is 41 years old.
Lucy Bustamante Height
She stands on an average height of 5 Ft 6 inches.
Lucy Bustamante Family
She 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, she learned the skills of translating between Spanish and English as a first-generation American
Lucy Bustamante Husband
She is happily married and lives in Havertown with her Navy Veteran husband and four children.
Lucy Bustamante Children
Bustamante and her Navy Veteran husband have four children.
Lucy Bustamante NBC 10/ Career
She 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, she 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.
Bustamante 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.
Before joining NBC10, she served as the weekday morning and noon anchor at WVEC-TV in Norfolk, Virginia. Furthermore, she served as a daily weekday morning news anchor for La Selecta 103.3 at WVXX-FM, a Spanish language radio station.
Before that, she 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
In June 2019 she was honored for her work anchoring the explosion Philadelphia Energy Solution plant in South Philly. 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.
Additionally, in 2005 she received one for breaking news in 2004 in New Orleans and a Peabody Award for coverage of Hurricane Katrina. Prior to that, Bustamante traveled to cover the first gubernatorial trade trip between Louisiana and Havana under President Bush in Cuba.
Bustamante 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. She 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.
Lucy Bustamante Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $ 10,000 – $ 50,500.
Lucy Bustamante Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $500k – $ 1 Million dollars.