Lilia Luciano Biography
Lilia Luciano is an American Emmy award-winning correspondent, anchor, and reporter working for CBS News. She joined the network in March 2020 and serves as a freelance correspondent.
Lilia Luciano Education
After graduating from high school and earning her Diploma in General Education, she had to further her education. She joined Tufts University in Massachusetts to study pre-medicine. Luciano later transferred to the University of Miami in 2003 to pursue her career course. In 2007, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics and broadcast journalism.
During her time at the University of Miami, she interned with Telemundo. She produced and anchored a finance and economics segment for Telemundo Internacional. Upon her college graduation, Univision Networks hired her as a correspondent and co-anchor for the evening newscast En Vivo y Directo.
Lilia Luciano Career
Luciano is an award-winning journalist and CBS News correspondent based in Los Angeles. Her reporting has been featured across CBS News broadcasts and platforms. During her tenure at CBS News, she has covered major stories on the West Coast including wildfires in Oregon and California, immigration at the border in Arizona and California, Black Lives Matter protests in Portland, Oregon, as well as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to joining the CBS News team, she worked at ABC 10 in Sacramento, California, from 2016 to 2019 as an investigative reporter. She worked on multiple VICE platforms as a host and contributor. She also served for Discovery Channel’s Border Live in 2018 as the chief investigative correspondent telling immersive stories about the people who live, work, and survive along the U.S.-Mexico border. Before all that, she worked for NBC News as a correspondent.
During her working time there, she reported in English and Spanish for all network platforms. Her career began at Univision Networks. Apart from her journalism career, she is a documentary producer and filmmaker. She directed and produced “Wars of Others,” an HBO Latino documentary film about the consequences of the U.S. war on drugs on Colombian farmers.
Luciano has served on the Advisory Board of the United Nations Foundation Girl Up Campaign since 2013. She is a Today I am Brave Speaker series. In 2010, she served as spokesperson to the Univision and Bill Gates Foundation’s Education Campaign, “Es El Momento”, as well as a supporter and collaborator with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Walk Now for Autism
Lilia Luciano Age
Luciano is 38 years old as of 2022. She was born on October 12, 1984, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States. Luciano celebrates his birthday on the 12 of October every year.
Lilia Luciano Height
Luciano stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Lilia Luciano Family
Luciano was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She is fluent in Spanish, English, and Portuguese. She 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 she has any siblings
Lilia Luciano Husband
Luciano was married to Luis Alayo who is a Catalonian banker. The two tied the knot on December 28, 2007, at Santa del Mar cathedral, a historical landmark in Barcelona. Unfortunately, the couple divorced 18 months later citing irreconcilable differences. Currently, she is happily married to her better half Matt DeRoss who is a film producer. They tied the knot on April 18, 2020, at the Hotel Charleston Santa Teresa. The family resides in Los Angeles, California.
Lilia Luciano Net Worth
Luciano has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a correspondent, anchor, and reporter.
Lilia Luciano Salary
Luciano earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Throughout her journalism career, she has received several awards and honors. In 2018, she won a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism for a four-part series on Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, five regional Emmys, and also a Regional Edward R Murrow Award for Continuous Coverage of the Northern California Wildfires. In addition, she has earned Northern California Emmys. The stories nominated include coverage of immigration, asylum seekers, the California homeless crisis, California Wildfires, and her documentary about colonialism and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.
Lilia Luciano CBS News
Luciano works at CBS News where he works alongside other famous CBS News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- John Dickerson
- Seth Doane
- Tony Dokoupil
- Jericka Duncan
- Vladimir Duthiers
- Carter Evans
- Pamela Falk
- Major Garrett
- Jeff Glor
- Catherine Herridge
- Caitlin Huey-Burns
- Ramy Inocencio
- Dana Jacobson
- Gayle King
- Ian Lee
- Michelle Miller
- Erin Moriarty
- Ed O’Keefe
- Meg Oliver