Jessica Barreto Biography
Jessica Barreto is an American journalist of Hispanic descent working for Clay County as a senior multimedia and public information officer. Previously, she served Action News Jax in Jacksonville, Florida as a news reporter.
Jessica Barreto Education
Barreto attended the University of Florida after completing her high school education. She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor Of Science degree in Telecommunications.
Jessica Barreto Career
Barreto works for Clay County as a senior multimedia and public information officer. Previously, she served Action News Jax in Jacksonville, Florida as a news reporter. From November 2017 to February 2021, she served KOAA News First 5 in Colorado Springs, Colorado as a news reporter.
During her time in Colorado, she delivered live reports from the scene of wildfires, hail storms, snowstorms, and flash flooding. Most of Barreto’s career was spent in the Sunshine State where she broadcasted presidential visits, red-carpet events, and breaking news such as police standoffs and life-saving fire rescues.
Barreto’s first TV newsroom experience was in Orlando when she served FOX 35 as an intern. During her time in Orlando, she ran along cobble-stoned streets in heels, stood in a mud trench, and held a handful of pythons. She swiftly picked up experience and obtained the chance to work at Meet the Press in Washington, DC as an intern.
While serving the NBC News Washington bureau, she worked with well-respected correspondents and learned how to start a conversation about the state’s most pressing issues. Barreto wants to use her platform to spotlight charities and share with viewers how they can help support them.
Jessica Barreto Age
Barreto was born on September 26, 1992. She is 30 years old as of 2023. Barreto celebrates her birthday every September 26th as evidenced by her Instagram post on September 26, 2019, captioning it “Once upon a wine, a birthday.” On August 25, 2022, she said that she would be turning 30 on her Instagram account; “…And yes, I’ll be turning 30…”
Jessica Barreto Height
Barreto stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.
Jessica Barreto Family
Barreto’s mother is named Jeanneth Peña. On May 13, 2018, she posted a picture of her and her mother and wished her a Happy Mother’s Day suggesting that they have a close relationship. She celebrates her birthday every November 12th as evidenced by her Instagram post where she posted a picture of her and her mother on November 12, 2016, captioning it “…this special lady’s bday one drink at a time. 🙃#happybirthdaymomma ❤️” Even so, she has not disclosed more information about her parents, particularly her father. It is also not known if Barreto has any siblings.
Jessica Barreto Husband
Barreto is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone.
Jessica Barreto Net Worth
Barreto has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist and public information officer.
Jessica Barreto Salary
Barreto earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Jessica Barreto Leaves Action News Jax
Barreto left Action News Jax in March 2023. Her last day at the station was on March 3, 2023, as evidenced by her Instagram post on that day saying that she’ll venture into a world further than the news industry. She also said that she was thankful for the opportunities she got during her time in Jacksonville and that she was happy to be a part of the Jacksonville community. She now serves Clay County as a senior multimedia and public information officer