Stacey Baca Biography

Stacey Baca is an American Journalist, News Reporter, and an Anchor. Previously she has worked with News Channel 3 Norfolk, The Denver Post, and NBC 7/39. She has been honored with an award by the Associated Press and the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Recently she is in the limelight as she left her job at ABC7 Chicago as she worked with them for more than 20 years and announced this news on air.

Early Life

Stacey Baca was born on 18th January 1975 in Brighton, Colorado, United States of America. Information regarding her parents as well as other family members isn’t yet disclosed so we assume that she would like to keep her private life away from the limelight. At a young age, she used to gain knowledge about current affairs that she spent most of her childhood with her family. Stacey completed her high school education at a local school in Brighton, Colorado. She has not shared exact details about her schooling with the media. For her higher and further studies, she has attended the University of Colorado at Boulder. Over there she pursued a course in Bachelor of Applied Science and Journalism.

Stacey Baca Career

Stacey started her career in 1991 by working as a Staff Writer with The Denver Post. She worked closely with Denver Police Department and covered Adams County beats. After 4 years she worked with News Channel 3 Norfolk as News Anchor and Reporter. She talked about covering crime, city hall, and severe weather news. In December 1998 she began working for NBC 7/39, San Diego. She worked for three years with them and anchored NBC 7 San Diego’s weekend morning show. Even for the fun work, she covered the 2000 summer Olympics in Australia. She has also covered content on drugs, smuggling, international border issue, military issue, and deployments. In 2002 she began working for ABC7 Chicago as News Anchor and Reporter. She had reporting experience in the United States and Mexico.

Along with that, she was part of many galas and fundraisers for community organizations. She has also covered news about covid pandemic from every angle. Recently in 2022 she announced her decision to leave ABC 7 and thanked the viewers on Eyewitness News Sunday morning when her show was being aired. Stacey posted a video on her Instagram handle to disclose the hardest decision ever in her career to leave ABC7 Chicago. She said that she definitely loves her job but her family is more important. She added that she would dedicate some time to her husband and family and would like to travel across the world. Stacey would be making her last appearance on 26th June 2022 so we wish her the best for rest of her life.

Stacey Baca Biography

Real Name Stacey Baca
Birth Date 18 January 1975
Age (as of 2022) 47 Years
Birth Place Brighton, Colorado, United States
Nationality American
Profession Reporter
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Capricorn

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 5” – in Centimeters – 165 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 56 kg  –  in Pounds –  123 lbs
Shoe Size 7 (U.S.)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Body Type Average




College University of Colorado Boulder

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Todd Gilchrist
Children Three

Personal Life

Stacey is married to Toddy Gilchrist who is a retired naval aviator and helicopter pilot. They got married on 28th January 1997 in a close and intimate wedding ceremony. Together they are blessed with three children whose names have not been shared with the media yet and reside in Chicago, Illinois.

Stacey Baca Net Worth

Stacey has earned mainly from her career in journalism. She has worked with The Denver Post, NBC 7/39, News Chanel 3 Norfolk, and ABC 7. As an anchor and reporter, her annual salary ranges between $45,000 and $110,500. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $1 million. She might also earn by attending as a guest on talk shows and interviews.


  • At Denver’s post, she covered stories on the militia movement in Colorado and also about the Oklahoma City bombing.
  • She has obtained secret FBI documents about militias.
  • At News Channel 3 she covered her reporting on the world’s largest navy base and military stories.
  • She is a member of NATAS and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
  • Stacey has covered news about the assassination of Tijuana’s police Chief on NBC 7/39.
  • She resided in Chicago for more than 20 years.
  • She has worked from 3 hours to 8 hours on weekends and led morning news at ABC 7 Chicago.

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