Cynthia Izaguirre is an anchor at WFAA in Dallas, TX, specializing in television news and weekly Wednesday's Child reports.
1) Who are you? Cynthia was raised in Dallas and is a proud product of the Dallas Independent School District. She attended Herbert Marcus Elementary, Longfellow Academy for middle school and graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School. Cynthia attended The University of North Texas and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism with a double minor in Political Science and Spanish. Go Mean Green!
2) What are your interests? Cynthia is most proud of her work with Wednesday's Child. Since 2011, she has produced and anchored the segments which help find abused and neglected children a safe and loving home. In addition, Cynthia is on the Board of Directors for TexProtects: The Texas Association for the Protection of Children. It has become Cynthia's mission to fight for the most vulnerable children in our communities.
When Cynthia is not working, she is spending time with her family. Cynthia is married to her husband who she affectionately calls Captain Awesome. They have a Twin Daughter and Twin Son who are the light of her life!
3) What do you like about working at WFAA? Working at Channel 8 is a dream come true for Cynthia. She grew up watching WFAA and considers it a great honor and privilege to work alongside some of the best journalists in the country. Cynthia is also proud to work for a company that celebrates diversity and encourages authenticity. It takes courage to report on some of the stories we do. Cynthia is proud that WFAA wants us to be brave for the benefit of the community we serve.
4) What's one thing people would be surprised to learn about you? You might be surprised to know that Cynthia has a passion for sewing. She grew up watching her mom, a seamstress, sew many beautiful pieces of clothing. Cynthia recently bought her own sewing machine and hopes to one day be good enough to sew her own clothes for on air!
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