Lourdes Duarte

Lourdes Duarte

Bio

Lourdes_DuarteLourdes Duarte is co-anchor of WGN News at Five weekdays from 5-6pm and host of “Adelante Chicago” bi-weekly Saturdays from 6:30-7am. Lourdes came to WGN-TV in September 2007 as a general assignment reporter for WGN News at Noon and WGN News at Nine.

Prior to joining WGN-TV, Lourdes worked for three years as a reporter and fill-in anchor for WJBK-TV, the Fox affiliate in Detroit, Michigan. She also worked for two years as a reporter for WXIN-TV in Indianapolis. While there, she launched and hosted the station’s public affairs program “Hoy en Dia,” and anchored daily news cut-ins for radio station WEDJ-FM. Lourdes was a reporter in Peoria at WHOI-TV and at Metro Networks in Miami, Florida for radio stations WLRN-FM and WTMI-FM. She got her start in Chicago, working as a freelance reporter for Telemundo.

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