Ernie Anastos Biography and Wiki
Ernie Anastos is a well-known American news anchor and host of Positively America with Ernie Anastos. He is also a Hall of Fame Broadcaster and has received more than 30 Emmy awards and nominations.
Ernie Anastos Age and Birthday
Anastos was born on July 12, 1943, in Nashua, New Hemisphere, United States. He is 79 years old and will be turning 80 years on July 12, 2023.
Ernie Anastos Height
Anastos stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m) tall.
Ernie Anastos Nationality
Anastos is an American by birth being born in Nashua, New Hemisphere, United States of America.
Ernie Anastos Wife
Anastos is happily married to Kelly Anastos. The couple has been married for some decades and blessed with two children, a daughter named Nina and a son named Philip. Moreover, the couple currently resided in New York City.
Ernie Anastos Education
Anastos graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. In 2019, he enrolled at Harvard Business School to study a curriculum of leadership and management courses.
Ernie Anastos Career
Anastos has had an amazing career. He has been a television anchor at three flagship network stations in New York; ABC 7, CBS 2, and FOX 5 News, and covered major stories including the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks and the 2020 global pandemic.
He started his career as a newsman at WRKO and WROR in Boston after graduating from Northern University. He then joined WPRI-TV in Providence as an anchor in 1976 subsequently joining WABC-TV two years later and worked there till May 1989. A month later, he then joined WCBS-TV as the lead anchor.
From 1995, Ernie had broadcast ownership of FM and AM radio stations in New York State and New England while also anchoring and hosting various works. In 2005, Anastos joined WNYW-TV and signed a whopping five-year $10 million contract. He had an impressive tenure at WNYW-TV and in June 2019 he decided to retire from his anchoring duties to enroll at Harvard Business School to study a curriculum of leadership and management courses.
Anastos is also the CEO of Ernie Anastos World Television, Inc. his own television production company creating entertainment programming.
Ernie Anastos Salary
Anastos receives an annual salary of about $350,000.
Ernie Anastos Net Worth
The veteran journalist has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Ernie Anastos Awards
- He has received 30 Emmy Awards and nominations including the Emmy Lifetime Award and Edward R. Murrow Award for broadcast excellence.
- In May 2008, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Manhattanville College.
- He was honored by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, to have March 21 named Ernie Anastos Day in New York City on March 21, 2017.
- New Yorker of the Year Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.
- Ellis Island Medal of Honor and a National Father of the Year Award.