Maggie Rodriguez Biography
Margarita Dania Rodriguez is a former co-anchor of the CBS television broadcast, The Early Show, from December 2007 to December 2010. Rodriguez was also a substitute anchor for Katie Couric on The CBS Evening News. Rodriguez was formerly co-anchor of the Saturday edition of The Early Show in 2007.
Maggie Rodriguez Age
Margarita Dania Rodriguez was born on December 12, 1969 in Miami, Florida, U.S.
Maggie Rodriguez Net Worth
Rodriguez’s net worth is approximated to be between $100K-1M (Approx.)
Maggie Rodriguez Education
Born in Miami and grew up in South Florida, Rodriguez graduated from Our Lady of Lourdes Academy in 1987. She went to American University in Washington, D.C. and graduated from the University of Miami in 1991 with a degree in broadcast journalism and Spanish.
Maggie Rodriguez Husband
Maggie Rodriguez is married to a marketing executive at Telemundo TV network, Miguel Rodriguez. Rodriguez and her husband have two children: Son Michael Tobin was born June 13, 2010 and Daniella Rodriguez born in 2005.
Maggie Rodriguez Career
She served as a reporter for the Univision network in Miami from 1991 to 1994. Her career in journalism started at WLTV-DT (1989–90), a Univision owned-and-operated station in Miami, where she was an associate producer, field producer and assignment editor. Rodriguez was anchor of the midday news and of a weekend news magazine show at KABC-TV in Los Angeles, California from 1994 until 2000. She was a field reporter and covered a wide array of stories, including earthquakes, mudslides and the O.J. Simpson murder trial.
Before joining CBS News, she anchored the 5:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. newscasts at WFOR-TV, the CBS owned-and-operated station in Miami, from 2000-2007. While there, she reported on and anchored coverage of a wide range of major news events, including many hurricanes and from New York City, the one-year anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Rodriguez was first on the air with coverage of the transfer of power in Cuba from Fidel Castro to his brother, Raul. The newscast received an RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Award for its coverage of that story. She has received a total of seven Emmy Awards and two RTNDA Edward R. Murrow Awards.
From 2008 to 2010, Rodriguez is mostly known for her role as a female news anchor on weekday CBS The Early Show. She worked together with anchors Julie Chen, Harry Smith and Dave Price until 2010, when CBS announced Rodriguez, Smith and Price would all be replaced. All three anchors were replaced by Erica Hill and Chris Wragge starting January 3, 2011. Since her replacement Rodriguez has moved back to Miami.
Her alma mater, the University of Miami, awarded her the first-ever “Alpha Epsilon Rho Professional of the Year Award”, its top honor for professionals in the communication industry. Rodriguez also is the recipient of the Hispanic Heritage Council’s “Young Hispanic Leadership Award” for professional accomplishments and community service.