Who is Cecilia Vega? Wiki, Biography, Age, Net Worth
Cecilia Vega is an American journalist, currently serving as chief White House correspondent for ABC News. She joined the network in 2011 as a Los Angeles-based correspondent. Prior to her White House assignment, she had rotated with Tom Llamas as an anchor of the weekend editions of ABC World News Tonight. She joined ABC News from KGO-TV in San Francisco, where she was part of a team awarded an Emmy in 2010. Before working in broadcast journalism, she wrote for the San Francisco Chronicle.
She joined ABC News in 2011 as a correspondent based in Los Angeles. During her time as a correspondent, she covered a wide range of stories which took her around the world. These assignments included traveling to Japan, Rome and London covering the Fukushima power plant disaster, selection of a new Pope and the Olympics. She has taken a submarine to the bottom of the Arctic and petted whales in the Gulf of California. From Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto to Sylvester Stallone Vega has interviewed a variety of major newsmakers. In 2012, she covered the elections and inauguration of President Barack Obama. Other major national stories she covered include Ebola cases in the United States, the 2014 midterm election, the Sony computer hacking and fallout and allegations against Bill Cosby.
On March 2, 2015, she was named anchor of ABC News’ World News Tonight Saturday. She held that role until January 2017, at which time she was named senior White House correspondent. On October 1, 2018, she received widespread media attention when she was insulted by US President Donald Trump while he called on her to ask him questions at a press conference. She continues to cover the White House as chief White House press corps for ABC News during the Biden Administration.
She reported for the ABC network affiliate station KGO in San Francisco covering a wide variety of stories for the region during her three years with the station.
She is the recipient of many awards, including a local Emmy in 2010. She received awards from the California Newspaper Publishers Association, the East Bay Press Club, the Hearst Corporation and The New York Times.
She was a member of the class of 1995 at Salesian High School in Richmond, California, and of the class of 1999 at the American University School of Communication.
Cecilia Vega Age
She was born on January 7, 1977 in San Francisco, California, United States.
Cecilia Vega Husband
She is married to her husband, former California Highway Patrol officer Ricardo Jiménez.
Cecilia Vega Instagram
Cecilia Vega’s Instagram account, https://www.instagram.com/ceciliavegaabc/ has over 67k followers, and her bio states, Covering that big house in Washington for ABC News. Human to @thejaliscojimenez. Advocate of two spaces after a period. nam04.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.aspca.org%2Fadopt&data=02