Laura Garcia Cannon

Laura Garcia Cannon

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Laura Garcia Cannon is a well-known American journalist and anchor. Laura Garcia Cannon is currently working as the co-anchor of the shows “Today in the Bay” and “Midday in the Bay” at KNTV NBC.

Early Life and Childhood

Laura Garcia Cannon was born on 5th March 1969. She stepped into this world in Porterville, California, United States. This makes her 52 years as of 2021 and American by nationality. Similarly, she follows Christianity and her birth sign is Pisces.

Moving on towards her family members, she was born to her father Mike Garcia, and her mother Ruth Garcia. Likewise, her family-owned an old Cassidy’s Shoes on Main street. Similarly, Laura grew up with her three siblings. However, she hasn’t shared their names.

Laura Garcia Cannon

Caption: Laura’s parents (source: Instagram)

Education

Talking about her educational status, she first joined St. Anne’s School and later graduated from Monache High School. Moving on, she then joined Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga and completed her graduation with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications and Government.

Professional Life

Garcia got her start in the TV industry as a reporter and anchor in San Francisco. After this, she moved on to KFSN ABC 30 in Fresno, California, where she worked from 1993 until 1995. She then shifted to Phoenix, Arizona to work for KPHO CBS 5 as an investigative reporter. Likewise, she then relocated from Arizona to the Bay Area to work for NBC. At present, she is currently serving as the host of NBC’s weekday morning shows named “NBC Midday In The Bay” and “NBC Today In The Bay”.

Laura Garcia Cannon

Caption: Laura hosting an NBC program (source: Instagram)

Awards and Net Worth

Garcia received many Emmy and Associated Press honors for writing and reporting, as well as the Associated Press Reporter of the Year Award. In San Francisco, she won an Emmy for the best daytime program, which was one of her proudest achievements. Similarly, the Bay Area Women in Radio and Television honored her with the Best Daytime Newscast Award in the Bay Area. Likewise, she has not endorsed any brands as of now,

Laura has made a pretty handful amount of wealth from her anchor and hosting career. According to the wiki sites, she currently has an estimated net worth of $300 thousand US dollars.

Relationship Status

She was once married to Brent Cannon Schweigert, according to her relationship status. Brent is also a well-known television personality. When they were covering one of her regular haunts in San Francisco, they met. They decided to tie the knot after seeing each other for a long. In the year 1997, the pair married. They had three children after their happy marriage: a boy, Jack Schweigert, and two daughters, Katherine Schweigert and Claire Schweigert.

Laura and Brent seemed a beautiful marriage on the surface. However, their relationship had deteriorated on the inside. According to reports, she was helpless to keep her marriage together due to domestic abuse. Her former husband’s offensive behavior was later explained to be the cause of the marriage’s demise. She also had to deal with the trauma of physical abuse. She left him in 2016 and filed a domestic abuse complaint against him.

Laura was formerly linked to her co-anchor Scott Mcgrew. She, on the other hand, denied the rumor. She is currently married to her long-time fiance, Keon Vossoughi, and is extremely happy. On September 30, 2019, the pair got engaged, and she also released a photo of her engagement ring. On September 9, 2021, the lovely pair tied the knot.

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Caption: Laura with her husband (source: Instagram)

Body Measurements

Enhancing her body measurements, Laura has a slim and attractive body figure. Talking of her height and weight, she is 5 feet 5 inches or 1.65 meters tall and weighs around 57 kg or 125 pounds. However, the host hasn’t shared details about her actual physical statistics such as chest size, waist size, and hip size. In addition, she has black hair and a couple of brown eyes. It is also rumored that she has had some sort of plastic surgery.

Social Media

When it comes to her social media handles, Laura is pretty active on them. Firstly, she has more than 29k followers on her verified Facebook page. Likewise, her @lauragarcianbc Instagram account has more than 4k followers. Moreover, she joined Twitter in January 2010 and has gained over 8.7k followers.

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