Facts of Cecilia Vega
|Full Name:||Cecilia Vega|
|Age:||43 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||January 07, 1977|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Ricardo Jimenez|
|Education:||American University’s School of Communication|
|Height / How tall? :||5 feet 4 inches (1.63m)|
|Net Worth:||$2 million|
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ABC News anchor has moved from the print to the television career as a journalist and reporter. This migration was by accident. She is a San Francisco, California native. Her rapid progress in her career is well deserved. She is a highly intelligent and beautiful anchor and currently is the senior White House correspondent.
Cecilia Vega’s birth, childhood, and education
Cecilia Vega was born in 1977 on 7 January in San Francisco, California. She was raised and completed her schooling in San Francisco but later she moved to Washington to join the American University’s School of Communication. She earned a degree in French and Print Journalism. She used to study, intern, and work at the same time. She felt that these hectic schedules helped her cope with intense work in her career.
Cecilia Vega’s career
Cecilia Vega started her career as a reporter on local newspapers and worked for the San Francisco Chronicle. She was enjoying her work, but when an opportunity to move from print to broadcaster at KGO-TV ABC7 in SF cropped up, Cecilia could not resist herself. She jumped at this offer and decided to do it even though she had no experience in the field of broadcasting. But she soon learned the tricks of the trade and in 6 years time, she also earned an Emmy-award for the best broadcaster.
Cecilia Vega appeared on ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’, ‘20/20’, and ‘Nightline’. She joined ABC in 2011 as an LA-based correspondent. She covered a number of stories which necessitated her to move around the globe. She was in Japan, London, and Rome regarding the Fukushima Power Plant.
She covered New Pope selection and the Olympics. She also was in the submarine which went to the bottom of the Arctic.
Cecilia Vega has covered the President Obama’s election and inauguration. She also started weekend anchoring of ABC News ‘World News Tonight’. IN January 2017, she was promoted to the senior White House correspondent. She has also received several other prestigious awards for her great work. She earns a decent salary of around $ 75000 at ABC News. Her net worth is estimated to be around $ 2 million.
Advising the students at AU, Cecilia had said:
“Utilize what you have at your disposal. Being in Washington, DC, you have so much at your fingertips. Your professors are in the newsroom in the morning and teaching classes at night –it is an invaluable education. The ability to capitalize on these opportunities separates AU students from other students.”
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Cecilia Vega- insulted by Trump
During a Rose Garden news conference held in October 2018, Vega was there to ask questions on Brett Kavanaugh, Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, who is under FBI investigation of sexual assault allegations. But even before she got to speak, Trump said to her, she “never” thinks.
As she picked up the microphone to speak, Trump responds, “she’s shocked that I picked her. Like in a state of shock.”, to which she replied, “I’m not, thank you Mr. President.”
Trumo then says, “That’s OK, I know you’re not thinking, you never do.” and she replies “I’m sorry?”
Cecilia Vega’s married life
Cecilia Vega is a married woman. On 17 August 2008, Cecilia married California Highway patrol officer Ricardo Jimenez. The couple knew each other before their marriage. They were dating each other for a very long time before they decided to tie the knot. They had supposedly met at a party. The couple shares a loving relationship with each other.
Cecilia Vega’s husband, Ricardo is a recipient of the Meritorious Achievement Award for having saved the life of an intoxicated person who was about to fall off a bridge in 2015. He graduated from the Loyola University and holds membership of the Latin American Student Organization. They respect each other’s profession and work and are quite career-oriented. They do not have any children as yet.