Annette Gutierrez is a weekday evening reporter for Action News Jax in Jacksonville. She joined the team in April 2023.
She previously worked in Sarasota at SNN, the Suncoast News Network, as a multimedia journalist and fill-in anchor. During her time at SNN, she received an award from the Florida Association of Broadcast Journalists for her coverage of a Sarasota skateboarder who went to the Olympics.
The Society of Professional Journalists Sunshine State Awards also recognized her for her coverage on 'Unraveling the Mystery of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie,' and for her coverage of the Cuban protests in Sarasota. Annette was also on the front lines covering major hurricanes like Ian and Nicole.
She is a first-generation Cuban-American born and raised in Tampa. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of South Florida in 2018 with a degree in Mass Communications focused on Broadcast-Production, and minors in Theater and Communication.
As a journalist, she strives to help make voices heard while being fair, unbiased, and truthful. Annette is a woman who radiates positivity with a mission to use her talents to inspire others.
When she is not reporting, you can find her dancing salsa, hanging out at the beach, spending time with family and friends, exploring a new restaurant, or traveling the world.
If you want to reach her and send a story idea, her email is email@example.com or you can follow her on these social media platforms.
Developing tonight in Jacksonville, a family is shaken up after a car smashed into the side of their home in the Grand Park area. Residents say it happened around 8 p.m. on Nancy Street and West 30th Street.