Wendy Corona joined Channel 2 Action News family in January 2013. She anchors the Channel 2 Action at 6 and the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat on weekends with Craig Lucie and reports throughout the metro area during the week.
Before moving to Atlanta, Wendy worked at WFAA in Dallas, Texas. Wendy was also an evening anchor at KPRC in Houston, Texas.
Before moving to Texas, she was the morning anchor at Local 10, the ABC affiliate in Miami. Wendy’s broadcast career began as a reporter in Yuma, Arizona followed by El Paso, Texas and Orlando, Florida.
Wendy has been a witness to many significant news events, starting in her college days being present at the O.J. Simpson murder trial.
In Florida, when all eyes were on the contested 2000 presidential election, Wendy was there deciphering “hanging chads” and tracking Florida connections to the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Wendy was working in South Florida when a record number of hurricanes made landfall there. She is most proud of her work as a reporter in reuniting an African refugee with her long-lost family members in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Wendy also co-produced a noteworthy documentary on the Three Gorges Dam in China and the relocation of 1.3 Million people.
While anchoring morning news in Miami, Wendy had the pleasure of teaming up with Robin Roberts to support women’s heart health initiatives and appeared on Good Morning America to support the issue.
Wendy has hosted numerous special event broadcasts from sporting to philanthropic gala events. She has served as a board member for philanthropies such as the Houston Center for Literacy and Make a Wish Foundation. Wendy is especially supportive of women’s health causes and education and literacy projects targeting youth.
Born and raised in Southern California, Wendy is the daughter of Mexican immigrants and the first in her entire family to graduate from college.
Wendy graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Arts and Science in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish. Wendy is fluent in Spanish and looks forward to sharing stories in the community with you.
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