Jackie Nespral (American Anchor) Age, Nationality, Spouse, Net Worth & Salary

Jackie Nespral
Jackie Nespral

Jackie Nespral Biography

Jackie Nespral, a respected American journalist and news anchor, is presently employed at WTVJ, the NBC-owned station located in Miami. She was born in Florida on April 21, 1966, and holds degrees in psychology and communications from the University of Miami. Additionally, she completed a degree in print and broadcast journalism at Florida International University. 

Jackie Nespral’s age and birthday

Nespral Jackie, born in Miami, Florida on April 21, 1966, falls under the zodiac sign of Taurus.

Jackie Nespral’s height and weight

Nespral has an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs approximately 60 kilograms.

Jackie Nespral’s educational background

Nespral finished her high school education at St. Brendan High School, graduating with the class of 1984. She proceeded to the University of Miami, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a minor in Communications. Afterward, Nespral pursued two years of post-graduate studies in print and broadcast journalism at Florida International University in Miami, Florida.

Jackie Nespral
Jackie Nespral

Jackie Nespral spouse and children

Nespral Jackie is wedded to Dr. Armando Hassun Jr. They share four children: Carolina, Frances, and Isabella, their daughters, and Armando Jr., their son. Additionally, they are proud grandparents to a child named Celine.

Jackie Nespral’s parents and siblings

Nespral was born in Florida and was raised in Miami’s Little Havana neighborhood. Her parents are both of Cuban descent, and she has two brothers named Jose and Frank.

Jackie Nespral’s career

Nespral Jackie embarked on her television career by serving as a spokesmodel for Sabado Gigante on Univision. She later transitioned to Univision’s TV Mujer during its final season, followed by her role as one of the anchors for Univision’s national news program, Noticias y Mas. Her experience also extended to working with Television Marti, a Cuban-American channel, and CNN’s Miami affiliate, Dynamic Cablevision.

In a groundbreaking move, Nespral moved to New York City in 1991 and made history as the first Hispanic American network television news anchor, co-hosting NBC’s Today show on weekends alongside Scott Simon. Her career trajectory led her back to Miami in 1994, where she assumed the role of anchorwoman for WTVJ, the NBC O&O station in the city. Presently, she anchors the station’s 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm, and 11pm newscasts.

Beyond her journalistic endeavors, Nespral actively engages in philanthropy. She serves as a board director member for the March of Dimes organization, which focuses on improving the health of mothers and babies, and the University of Miami.

Nespral’s contributions to journalism have been recognized with numerous accolades, including four Emmy Awards, an Easter Seals award, and an honorable mention from the American Women in Radio and Television organization. She has also been honored with the key to Miami and a Resolution of Tribute from the University of Miami.

Jackie Nespral’s net worth and salary

She has a net worth of $4 million and receives an annual salary of $120,000.

Jackie Nespral social media handles: Twitter (X), Facebook & Instagram

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