Jessenia Hatti Barrett Biography
Jessenia Hatti Barrett is an Ecuador-born journalist working as a reporter and anchor for Telemundo 51. She is bilingual and easily reports using Spanish and English. The journalist has grown in her skill by working at various media stations in Ecuador and the United States. Her hard work and passion led her to join Telemundo 51 which is one of the most influential Spanish Speaking news programs.
Jessenia Hatti Barrett Age and Family
Jessenia places love close to her heart. She had a close relationship with her mother who gave her the nickname Ana María, when she was a child for her great ability to communicate. However, she lost her mother to pancreatic cancer. It broke her heart but later healed after meeting her future husband, Matthew.
She is still blessed to have her father and uncles who still live in Ecuador but she visits them less often compared to the past since she has responsibility for her husband and family.
Jessenia was born on 14th April 1985. She is married to Mathew Barret, a professional teacher. They married on 19th February 2012 and are blessed with two children Olivia and Mathew. The couple met while they were hanging out with friends. Matthew showed his interest in her. After some time, he proposed to her on Jessenia’s mother’s grave, an event the journalist describes as divine.
Jessenia Hatti Barrett Education and Career
She went to Fasco where she pursued a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Barret was actively involved in The school TV and Radio as a Host, reporter, and producer. She later went to the University of West Florida for her MBA in Political Science.
She had her first experience as a journalist when she joined La Red as a News Anchor. Jess revolutionized television by bringing out a new style that was uncommon in Ecuador. This made her a celebrated figure, especially among women. After 7 years in La Red, she joined TV Azteca where she was an anchor reporting news in South Florida. Jess was also involved in writing, reporting, and producing news.
One year later, she joined Gentv Canal 8 Miami as an anchor and reporter. Being fluent in English, Hatti got the opportunity to work for NBC Universal to work as an anchor and reporter for Telemundo 51. Here, she has had the opportunity to cover local and international stories. Jess covered the Uvalde shooting and national elections.
In her career, she has had the opportunity to interview celebrities such as Henry Cavill, Mark Walhberg, and John Travolta. Hatti has been majorly involved in covering breaking news, crime, and the impact of extreme weather situations.
Recently, she has been involved in covering historic stories like when former president Donald Trump appeared in the federal court after being accused of 37 charges relating to withholding classified information. She also covered news when Ecuadorian President Gullermo Lasso dissolved the national assembly after internal turmoils were found. Jessenia was also one of the first journalists to share Lionel Messi’s decision to move to Inter Miami from Paris Sant Germain.
Jessenia Hatti Barrett Salary and Height
Jessenia is influential among Hispanics, especially those from Ecuador. She has grown to become a figure admired by young Hispanic women. She can comfortably afford a decent lifestyle for her family. Jessenia earns a salary of approximately $100,000 annually. On top of her skills is her physique.
She is brown and slender. Her height is 5 feet and 5 inches. Jessenia’s influence has extended to social media where she has 176k followers on Instagram. Hatti Barret alongside Samantha Rivera and Juliana Valencia are working their way up the journalism ladder as representatives of the Latin Community.
Ethnicity: Latin American
Marital Status: Married
Height: 5 feet and 7 inches