Sylvia Perez Biography, Wiki, Career, Age, Family, and Net Worth

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Sylvia Perez Wiki

Sylvia Perez born Sylvia E. Perez is an American news anchor based in Chicago, she currently anchors the weekend editions and special segments of Good Day Chicago on WFLD-TV (FOX 32) since October 2016.

Sylvia Perez Biography and Career Life

Perez co–anchored the 11AM newscast on Chicago’s WLS-TV (ABC 7) from 1989 until 2013, together Linda Yu. She was also the station’s “Healthbeat” reporter covering daily health and medical investigative stories for the 4PM and 10PM newscasts.

Perez who is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma School of Journalism, she started her career in 1983. Before joining ABC7, Sylvia worked in Houston and Amarillo, Texas. She also worked in Oklahoma where she won several awards for her reporting. Her interest in medical reporting came when she worked at KPRC-TV in Houston, where she also became the weekend co-anchor.

Perez still does that while in Chicago. She is the youngest of five children and an “army brat,” the highlight of her career came when covering the 50th anniversary of Pearl Harbor. There Perez followed an Illinois veteran back to Hawaii to visit the USS Arizona where his brother and many other American war heroes died.

In June 1989, is when Perez first joined ABC 7. She was released from WLS-TV on June 20, 2013, after 24 years with the station because they decided to cancel the 11am newscast. The 11am news she anchored with Linda Yu was cancelled in September in favor of Windy City Live (WCL), which moved to the timeslot after Live with Kelly and Michael moved to the 9am slot from WGN-TV. Media critic Robert Feder announced in September 2016, on his blog that Perez had been hired to anchor the weekend morning newscasts on WFLD-TV. Perez also reports for the daily 9 p.m. newscast.

Sylvia Perez Age

Sylvia E. Perez was born on 17 November 1961 in  Chicago, Illinois, United States. 

Sylvia Perez Family

After Sylvia got married when she was 19 years of age to Daniel Blasdell a Chicago-native and a former member of the ‘Chicago Board of Trade,’ Sylvia made one of the hardest decision in her life, which was continuing to use her maiden name instead of her husband’s. The couple is blessed with They are blessed with two daughters.

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