Jennifer Peñate Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WFLA, KNWA, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Jennifer Peñate is an American award-winning journalist currently working at WFLA in Tampa, FL since joining the team in June 2020.

Jennifer Peñate Biography

Jennifer Peñate is an American award-winning journalist currently working at WFLA in Tampa, FL since joining the team in June 2020. Peñate co-anchors News Channel 8 at 8:00 on Great 38.

Born in El Salvador and raised in both Los Angeles and Northwest Arkansas, Peñate attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville and graduated with a Journalism and Spanish degree. Last three years, she spent them anchoring for WFLA’s sister station, KNWA.

Jennifer Peñate Career

While at KNWA, Peñate covered stories that garnered national attention like the historic flooding of the chaotic protests surrounding the death of George Floyd, the Arkansas River that displaced hundreds, and the assassination of a local police officer. She began her career in 2011 as a reporter at KODE in Joplin, Missouri where she received several awards for her reporting, and in 2006, she was named by the Joplin Regional Business Journal as one of the Most Influential Women.

Peñate loves the community and sharing people’s stories which has made her a very active volunteer, event host, keynote speaker, and the founder of a nonprofit. In 2015, Peñate created Girls Unstoppable to empower young Latinas through a curriculum that focuses on overcoming obstacles, developing confidence, and higher education. She partners with elementary schools to do the lessons in person with the same group of girls for a whole school year; developing a bond that makes each girl feel valued, loved, and supported. Peñate believes this is key in helping minority youth succeed in their personal lives and in school.

She is a member of Gamma Eta Sorority which was founded at the University of Florida and is also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

During her free time, she is a half-marathon runner, an avid hiker, and loves going on adventures with her pup, Tango! Peñate is so excited to get involved with community groups in Tampa, explore the beautiful Florida beaches, and find the best restaurants.

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Peñate is currently working at WFLA where she works alongside other famous WFLA anchors and reporters including;

Jennifer Peñate Age

Peñate likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday.

Jennifer Peñate Height

Peñate stands at a height of approximately 5 feet, 6 inches(1.62m).

Jennifer Peñate Family

Peñate has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Peñate has any siblings.

Jennifer Peñate Husband

Peñate is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of  Penate her being in any past relationship with anyone.

Jennifer Peñate Net Worth

Peñate has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.

Jennifer Peñate Salary

Peñate earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Peñate.

Who is Jennifer Peñate?

 She is an American award-winning journalist

How old is Jennifer Peñate?

Not Available

How tall is Jennifer Peñate?

5 feet, 6 inches(1.62m)

Who is Jennifer Peñate married to?

Not Available

How much money does Jennifer Peñate earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500

How much is Jennifer Peñate worth?

$1 Million – $5 Million

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