Ray Villeda is an American journalist currently serving at FOX 35 as an anchor and reporter. He joined the Fox 35 team in July 2021, anchoring the NewsEdge at 8:00 pm and reporting for all newscasts. Prior to joining FOX 35, he was working for NBC as a news reporter from 2015 to 2021 June.
He attended and graduated from Ithaca College and made his television news debut on Syracuse’s NBC3 (WSTM-TV)
Ray Villeda Age
Ray has not yet revealed his date, month, and year of birth hence information about his age is not available. However, we will update as soon as it is made available to the public.
Ray Villeda Height
He stands on an average height of 5 Feet 8 inches.
Ray Villeda Family
Villeda was born and raised in the United State. However, he has not yet revealed any details concerning his family. However, information about his parents and siblings will be updated as soon as possible.
Ray Villeda Wife
He has not shared any information concerning his marital status. therefore we do not know whether he is married, dating, or single. This information will be updated as soon as it is made available to the public. Ray resides in Manhattan with his black and white dog. He is a passionate runner and can frequently be found traversing Central Park or the West Side Highway. He aims to eventually run the New York City Marathon.
Ray Villeda Children
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Ray Villeda Career
Villeda moved from WNBC in New York where he covered several high-profile stories for Tri-State viewers. He reported the deadly in December 2019 Jersey City shootout and was recognized by the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), which awarded NBC 4 New York the 2020 National Edward R. Murrow Award for Top Television Newscast.
His reports were also a key component of NBC 4 New York’s award-winning COVID-19 coverage, honored in January 2021 with the prestigious Alfred I. Additionally, duPont-Columbia University Award him for creating a 360 view in real-time of the coronavirus pandemic, with courageous and thorough reporting on the virus’s explosion in New York City.” The duPont has long been recognized as the broadcast, documentary, and online equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, furthermore, he was also awarded by Columbia University.
Villeda traveled to Dallas and delivered live updates on the ambush-style attacks which left five police officers dead in July 2016Moreover, he was awarded a New York Emmy® as part of NBC 4 New York’s team coverage of the Dallas attacks.
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In September of 2017, Villeda became one of the only New York-based local television reporters on the ground in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria’s landfall. He remained on the ground in the aftermath of the storm to chronicle the recovery for Tri-State viewers.
Before joining WNBC, Villeda reported at KXAS, the NBC station in Dallas-Fort Worth. Where he received two Emmys® for on-camera live reports, and for general assignment stories. At KXAS, Villeda’s assignments took him across the nation, covering major stories such as Hurricane Sandy, the Ebola outbreak from Dallas to Atlanta, and the border crisis. Fluent in Spanish, he was able to secure firsthand accounts from families who had made the trek over the Texas-Mexico border.
He’s also reported and anchored in Hartford, Conn. at WFSB. He attended and graduated from Ithaca College and made his television news debut on Syracuse’s NBC3 (WSTM-TV). A native New Yorker, Villeda is excited to call one of the downtown Orlando neighborhoods home.
Ray Villeda Salary|Net Worth
Villeda earns an annual salary ranging between $ 10,000 – $ 50,500 and has an estimated net worth of $500k – $ 1 Million.