Ernie Anastos Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Movies, Awards, Net Worth

Ernie Anastos is an Emmy Award-winning news anchor for New York City’s Fox 5 News.  Anastos is also a Hall of Fame Broadcaster and has won more than 30 Emmy awards and nominations, including “Best Newscast in New York” and the Edward R. Murrow Award for broadcast excellence.

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Ernie Anastos Biography

Ernie Anastos is an Emmy Award-winning news anchor for New York City’s Fox 5 News.  Anastos is also a Hall of Fame Broadcaster and has won more than 30 Emmy awards and nominations, including “Best Newscast in New York” and the Edward R. Murrow Award for broadcast excellence.

The New York Times recently described him as “the ubiquitous anchorman.”

Ernie Anastos Age

He was born on July 12, 1943. He is 75 years years old as of 2018.

Ernie Anastos Wife

Anastos was married to Kelly Anastos.

Ernie Anastos

Ernie Anastos Daughter

Anastos has two children, a daughter Nina Anastos (born in 1970) and another child.

Ernie Anastos Show | Ernie Anastos Fox 5 and other Stations

After he graduated from Northeastern University, Anastos debuted as a newsman at 98.5/WROR in Boston, as Ernie Andrews. Anastos moved to television in 1976, where he became an anchor at WPRI-TV in Providence. In 1978, WABC-TV in New York hired Ernie and he became the anchor of the 11:00 pm Eyewitness News broadcast, a vacant created when Larry Kane left the station after one year.

He co-anchored that broadcast with Rose Ann Scamardella until 1983 and later replaced Storm Field as Kaity Tong’s co-anchor at 5:00 pm. Apart from a brief period beginning in 1983 when WABC hired Tom Snyder to be anchor, Anastos helmed the 5:00 and 11:00 pm newscasts until 1989, co-anchoring at 5 and 11 with Tong and Roz Abrams at 5 from 1986 to 1989.

Anastos left WABC to take the same position at WCBS-TV, at the beginning of June 12, 1989. He initially anchored the 5, 6 and 11 pm newscast, replacing Mike Schneider at 5 and 11 pm and Jim Jensen at 6. Jim Jensen was back on at 6 pm in 1991.

He left the station by mid-1994 to join the short-lived cable channel NewsTalk Television. When the channel closed in 1995, he began hosting a gardening show on Lifetime, called Our Home. In 1997, Anastos was hired by WWOR-TV to replace Sean Mooney as co-anchor of its 10:00 pm newscast. He later rejoined WCBS in 2001 and left for the second time in 2005, after signing a five-year, $10 million contract with WNYW-TV.

At Fox 5, he was partnered with Dari Alexander the 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. On July 2, 2012, he was moved off the 10 p.m. newscast and replaced by Good Day New York co-host Greg Kelly, who has since moved back to his prior role and been replaced by Steve Lacy. In June of 2014, Ernie became the Anchor of the 6 pm newscast, leaving the 5 pm newscast with Dari Alexander, having Steve Lacy fill the position.

Anastos has anchored coverage of the World Trade Center attacks. He also traveled to Cuba and met with Fidel Castro reporting on the 45th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. He covered Cardinal John Joseph O’Connor’s official trip to El Salvador and Nicaragua and reported on the death and funeral of Princess Diana from London. Anastos also was nominated for an Emmy for his reporting on the death of John F. Kennedy, Jr. from the site of his plane crash near Cape Cod.

Anastos has worked as a news anchor and reporter for CBS This Morning CBS Late News, and substitute host for ABC’s Good Morning America.

Anastos has become well known for a pair of gaffes on live television. In 2007, he directed viewers to visit “myfoxny don cock” instead of “myfoxny dot com”, which is the website for WNYW. Then in 2009, following meteorologist Nick Gregory’s weather forecast one evening where he made a joke playing off an old Perdue Farms advertising campaign, Anastos said, live on the air, “It takes a tough man to make a tender forecast, Nick. Keep fucking that chicken.”

Anastos appeared in season eight, episode 10 of the television show 24. He has been on air since the mid-1970s. In 2014, he joined the board of trustees at New York Institute of Technology.

Ernie Anastos Awards

  1. Anastos has won 28 Emmy Awards and nominations.
  2. He was nominated for the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award.
  3. Anastos has been profiled in the International Who’s Who of Intellectuals.

Ernie Anastos Writing

Anastos authored a book on the lifestyles of youth in America. His book, Twixt: Teens Yesterday and Today, traces American teenagers’ influence on social and political attitudes. He has also been a regular columnist for Family Circle.

Ernie Anastos Net Worth | Ernie Anastos Salary

He has an estimated net worth of $3.5 Million. His monthly income will be updated soon.

Ernie Anastos Height

He stands at 1,75m high.

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