Who is Lydia Kulbida?
Lydia Kulbida is a renowned anchor/reporter at WTEN-TV. She is a seasoned and energetic television and radio news anchor and reporter. She has been named “Favorite Anchor” by readers of both the Times Union and Metroland several times.
As a media expert, Lydia is able to help those who want to better communicate their ideas through writing and speaking, including politicians, corporate leaders, broadcasters, and students.
Prior to working for WTEN, Lydia was an anchor and reporter for WNYT-TV. She was one of 18 station employees who were let go in a wave of layoffs that started that year. She joined WTEN in 2009.
Lydia Kulbida Graduated in 1988
Kulbida graduated in 1988 from New York University with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism.
Lydia Kulbida is a Native of New York
Kulbida is 57 years old as of 2023. She was born on July 15, 1966, in The Bronx, New York, USA.
Lydia Kulbida is a Married Woman
The WTEN journalist is married to Nicholas Kulbida. They are blessed with two children together. The couple has been supportive of each other. Lydia’s husband is a physician by profession.
Lydia Kulbida Salary
Kulbida earns an average salary of $98,526. She works as an anchor at WTEN-TV.
Lydia Got Right to Work on Her First Day of Broadcasting For NEWS10.
Lydia began working for NEWS10 in September 2009 after nearly ten years of broadcasting in the Capital Region. She participated in the Best Newscast of the Time, as determined by the New York State Broadcaster’s Association.
Lydia got right to work on her first day of broadcasting for NEWS10. She anchored the station’s coverage of President Obama’s visit to the Capital Region.
She has also reported on various national political conventions and flown with both the United States Navy Blue Angels and the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, piloting an F-16 herself.
Lydia is most proud of her community and charity work, which includes the March of Dimes, the Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern New York, The Legal Project, Zorepad Ukrainian Folk Dancers, Living Resources, and the Center for Independence.
She received distinction from the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children because of her efforts to advance child welfare and safety.
She spent more than four years reporting and anchoring the 5 o’clock news at WWLP-TV 22 in Springfield, Massachusetts before moving to the Capital Region.
Lydia began her on-camera career in the North Country at TV-8 in Glens Falls, where she reported and served as an anchor. After that, she spent four years in Buffalo working as a news anchor and music director for WBFO-FM, the city’s NPR affiliate.
Lydia Kulbida Net Worth
Kulbida has an estimated net worth of $800,000. She has built her wealth from her career which spans over two decades.
What Does Lydia’s Husband Do For a Living?
Lydia’s husband is a medical professional. He works as a physician at Bellevue Woman’s Hospital.