We are honored to have Ms. Cintron share her story with SLR attendees. Be sure to attend her session at 11 a.m. on July 31st and catch a photo op. Here is more about our Special Guest speaker:
Veronica Cintron is the Emmy award-winning anchor of Bay News 9's Your Evening News, covering the day’s big stories Monday through Friday starting at 5 p.m.
Her reporting has taken her to Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, Panama, Cuba and Holland.
Some highlights of Veronica’s work include covering Maria’s aftermath in Puerto Rico days after the Category 4 hurricane hit, Pope Francis’ historic visit to Cuba, and the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal.
Since joining Bay News 9 in 2010, Veronica has won the Suncoast’s Best Anchor Emmy and Florida Society of Professional Journalists’ Anchor of the Year awards. She is also the recipient of several Associated Press awards and Emmys for her reporting.
Prior to joining Bay News 9, Veronica was the evening co-anchor at western Massachusetts' #1 rated NBC affiliate.
Veronica was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She is a graduate of the University of South Florida. In her free time, she works with numerous Tampa Bay non-profits throughout the year.
Veronica and her husband have a beautiful 3-year-old daughter and they are proud to call Tampa home. She enjoys traveling, reading, checking out new restaurants and spoiling her Shih Tzu Gizmo.