Jenny Anchondo is an Emmy-Award-winning news anchor, host and reporter. She has worked for CBS, NBC, and Fox at TV stations all over the country.
Jenny is the Executive Producer and co-host of the Second Shot podcast, which is an inspirational and motivational show that takes a “second shot” at the news of the day. She is also the executive producer of Second Shot Sitdowns, an offshoot of the original show, where she conducts in-depth interviews with people who have taken a second shot at life. With more than 160 episodes and hundreds of thousands of downloads, Second Shot has carved out a vast audience in the business and motivational space.
Previously, she was the co-host of the nationally syndicated broadcast, Morning Dose. Jenny also served as an anchor and reporter for top-rated Fox 4 news, serving as the single host of the Saturday and Sunday morning broadcasts.
In addition, Jenny works as a media coach and mentor to individuals and businesses looking to book interviews and gain the confidence needed to effectively get their message across on camera.
She is a passionate volunteer, community servant and advocate for the causes that matter most to her. As someone who struggled with an eating disorder for more than a decade, Jenny is an outspoken champion of eating disorder education and solutions.
In addition to several philanthropic projects Jenny lends her time to, she has served on the boards for the Housing Crisis Center and Leukemia Texas. As a first generation college student, she is committed to literacy and education. She has also served as a volunteer for Reading Partners, the Reading Seed and multiple other literacy-based organizations.
Jenny and her husband, Heath are new parents to 2-year-old Brighton Valentina.