Monica Cortez Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, KTSM, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Monica Cortez is an American journalist currently working as the chief meteorologist at KTSM in El Paso. She joined the station in December 2018.

Monica Cortez Biography

Monica Cortez is an American journalist currently working as the chief meteorologist at KTSM in El Paso. She joined the station in December 2018.

Monica Cortez Education

After graduating from El Dorado High School, she attended New Mexico State University to pursue her dream of becoming a journalist. During college, Cortez majored in broadcasting and interned at El Paso television stations. She earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from New Mexico State University.

Monica Cortez Career

Cortez found her niche in the KTSM 9 News Family by writing stories that involve the community and sharing her passion for meteorology with the rest of the community. Cortez was given the opportunity to write feature stories about the community while keeping an eye on El Paso’s weather. Cortez earned her Meteorology seal after graduating from Mississippi State. In her short time as KTSM’s Chief Meteorologist, she has created two brands, Weather Watchers and Weather Warriors, that allow the community to be a part of the Weather Authority team.

In addition to developing new brands for the station, she organized the city’s first-ever Weather Fest, where students competed for the Ultimate Warrior Award. As a result, she received the city’s first Weather Ambassador Award. Monica Cortez has won the city’s Best of the Best award for the last three years.

KTSM-TV (UHF digital channel 16) is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to El Paso, Texas, and also serving Las Cruces, New Mexico. Nexstar Media Group owns the station. The studios of KTSM-TV are located on Oregon Street (near El Paso Community College) in northwest El Paso, and the transmitter is located atop the Franklin Mountains on the city limits of El Paso.

On January 4, 1953, the station went on the air for the first time. KTSM-TV was El Paso’s second television station, following KROD-TV (channel 4, now KDBC-TV), which debuted in December 1952. Tri-State Broadcasting owned KTSM-TV, a nod to the U.S. states of Texas and New Mexico.

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Monica Cortez Photo

Tri-State Broadcasting owned KTSM-TV, a reference to the U.S. states of Texas and New Mexico, as well as the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Channel 9 was a joint venture between KTSM radio (then on 1380 AM, now on 690 AM) and 99.9 KTSM-FM. (iHeartMedia now owns both of the radio stations.)

Monica Cortez KTSM

Cortez works at KTSM where she works alongside other famous KTSM anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Daniel Marin
  2. Natassia Paloma
  3. J Russell
  4. Susy Castillo
  5. Celina Quintana
  6. Andy Morgan
  7. Colin Deaver
  8. Robert Bettes

Monica Cortez Age

Cortez is 31 years old as of 2021. She was born on January 14, 1990, in El Paso, Texas, in the United States. She celebrates her birthday on January 14 every year.

Monica Cortez Height

Cortez stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Monica Cortez Family

Cortez 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 Cortez has any siblings.

Monica Cortez Husband

Cortez is married to Daniel Hernandez. Her husband is working in El Paso as the sales manager at KTSM 9 NBC.

Monica Cortez Net Worth

Cortez has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.

Monica Cortez Salary

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

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

Who is Monica Cortez?

She is an American journalist currently working as the chief meteorologist

How old is Monica Cortez?

31 years old as of 2021

How tall is Monica Cortez?

5 feet 5 inches

Who is Monica Cortez married to?

Daniel Hernandez

How much money does Monica Cortez earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500

How much is Monica Cortez worth?

$1 Million – $5 Million

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