Hazel Sanchez Biography
Hazel Sanchez is a journalist from the United States of America and currently works at PIX11 as a morning news anchor from 7 a.m to 11 a.m. on weekdays. She joined PIX11 in the year 2021. Prior to joining PIX11, Hazel worked as a night general assignment reporter for WCBS-TV in New York for more than two decades. She would work on the 5 p.m and 11 p.m. newscasts. Previously, Hazel has worked as the weekend anchor for WBAY-TV Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Additionally, Hazel has earned several awards including the New York Emmy and Midwest Emmy award. The journalist has also received CINE Golden Eagle awards, and recognition from the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. In 2009, Hazel was named as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Filipinas in the U.S.” by the Filipina Women’s Network. Moreover, she also received “The Outstanding Filipinos In America Award” (TOFA) in 2017. In 2020, TOFA recognized her as one of the “Top 100 Most Influential Filipino Americans”.
Hazel Sanchez WPIX | PIX11
Sanchez works at PIX11 as a morning news anchor from 7 a.m to 11 a.m. on weekdays. Moreover, the news reporter joined PIX11 in the year 2021. Before joining this station, the journalist worked as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor at CBS New York since June of 2000.
Hazel Sanchez CBS
The journalist worked at WCBS-TV as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor. In addition, she worked at this station for more than twenty years. She joined the television station in the year 2000. Before joining WCBS-TV in 2000, Hazel would work as a weekend anchor at WBAY-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Furthermore, she also worked as a news cut-in anchor and an assistant producer at WISN-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. While working at WBAY-TV, Sanchez hosted several award-winning documentaries for that station. Sanchez has hosted an emotional documentary called “The Discovery of Dawn,” on one woman’s battle Anorexia Nervosa. She has also worked alongside Jessica Moore.
Hazel Sanchez Education
Sanchez went to high school in her hometown. After graduating from high school, she joined Marquette University which is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She studied and later graduated with a Bachelor of Art in broadcasting and electronic communications.
Hazel Sanchez Age
Sanchez was born on the 14th day of March in the year 1972, in Bourbonnais, Illinois, United States. As of 2022, the journalist is 50 years old and her zodiac sign is Pisces. In addition, she is an American Citizen by birth. She is also said to be of Latin-American ethnicity.
Hazel Sanchez Height | Weight
The American news anchor is approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters) tall. According to sources, Elise weighs 55 kg (121 lbs). In addition, she has dark hair color and her eye color is black. Her other body measurements are being looked at and will be updated once they are availed.
Hazel Sanchez Parents
Sanchez was born to her mother Carlota Sanchez and her father Manuel Sanchez. Her father was an anesthesiologist while her mother was a nurse. The journalist lived together with her parents in a small town in Bourbonnais, Illinois. While growing up, Hazel and her family faced a lot of challenges including racism and discrimination. However, that did not stop her from achieving her dream and becoming a journalist. Her father used to encourage her a lot despite her being made fun of because of her skin color.
However, Sanchez has not disclosed any information about her siblings. It is not known whether she has any brothers or sisters. Nonetheless, this information is still being looked at and will be updated once it is availed.
Hazel Sanchez Husband | Wedding
Sachez is a married woman. The journalist got married to her husband named Peter Joseph Rapciewicz on a Saturday afternoon in the year 2011. Their wedding ceremony was at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York.
Peter Joseph Rapciewicz serves as an assistant vice president in New York at the American International Group which is an insurance and financial services company. His job description includes overseeing investment portfolios and the underwriting of casualty insurance programs. Additionally, Peter is also a graduate of Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania.
Hazel Sanchez Children
The news anchor together with her husband Peter Joseph got married after dating for several years. Additionally, the couple has been blessed with two beautiful daughters named Avery and Kenzie.
Hazel Sanchez Elise Finch Net Worth | Salary
The American news anchor has made quite a fortune from her broadcasting career for the many years she has served. In addition, her primary source of income is her journalism career. She stands at a net worth that is approximated to be between $1 Million- $5 Million. According to sources, the journalist receives a good salary from her job. However, her actual salary estimate has not yet been revealed to the public. Nonetheless, this information is still being looked at and will be updated once it is availed.
Hazel Sanchez Contacts
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