Laura Garcia

2019 Speaker

LAURA GARCIA anchors weekday mornings on Today in the Bay and Midday in the Bay alongside Marcus Washington. This multiple Emmy award–winning journalist began her career in broadcasting in San Francisco before moving on to report and anchor in Fresno. Prior to joining NBC Bay Area, Garcia was an investigative reporter and anchor in Phoenix, Arizona, where she was honored with The Associated Press Reporter of the Year award along with multiple Emmy and AP awards for writing and reporting. She has received an Emmy award in San Francisco for best daytime broadcast and was recognized with a Best Daytime Newscast award in the Bay Area by the Bay Area Women in Radio and Television. Garcia is an avid participant in various organizations, including being a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and serving on the board of trustees of her alma mater, Saint Mary’s College of California in Moraga, where she received her BA in communications and government. When she’s not on the anchor desk, depending on the season, Garcia enjoys golfing, skiing, snowshoeing, reading, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. She is the proud mother of triplets Katherine, Claire and Jack. @LauraGarciaNBC

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