Erika Tarantal Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WCVB, Salary and Net Worth

Erika Tarantal is an American Emmy Award-winning news anchor/reporter working for WCVB Channel 5 in Boston. She joined WCVB in February 2014.

Erika Tarantal Profile

Erika Tarantal is an American Emmy Award-winning news anchor/reporter working for WCVB Channel 5 in Boston Massachusetts. She joined WCVB Channel 5 in February 2014.

Erika Tarantal Career

Tarantal serves at WCVB as a co-anchor of the 5:00 PM and 5:30 PM newscasts. She held the position of evening news anchor on July 14, 2021. Previously, she was anchoring WCVB’s Midday news at noon. Tarantal began as a news reporter/anchor at WCVB.

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Erika Tarantal Photo

Tarantal also works as a contributing reporter for Chronicle, WCVB’s award-winning local news magazine. She joins WCVB from News 4 New York, NBC’s flagship station in New York City, where she was a primary fill-in co-anchor for WNBC’s weekday morning newscast, “Today in New York.”

She has covered major stories such as Pope John Paul II’s death and Pope Benedict’s election, as well as hours of coverage during Superstorm Sandy and the tragic shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. Tarantal began her career as a general assignment reporter for News 4 New York in December 2007.

She worked as a general assignment manager before joining NBC4. Tarantal began her career in October 2005 as a general assignment reporter at WVIT-TV in Hartford, Connecticut. She began her career as a general assignment reporter at News 12 in the Bronx.

While there, she rose through the ranks to become the anchor of the station’s weekday morning newscast. Tarantal has also worked as a production assistant at Boston’s WHDH-TV. Tarantal worked as a paralegal for the Boston Office of the Attorney General before starting her career in broadcasting. Erika graduated with a bachelor’s degree in government from Connecticut College.

Quick Facts About Erika Tarantal

Age42 years old as of 2021
SpouseLucas Nathan
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million

Erika Tarantal Age

Tarantal is 42 years old as of 2021. She was born on 8 September 1979 in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 8 September every year.

Erika Tarantal Height

 Erika stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.6m).

Erika Tarantal Family/ Parents

Tarantal is the daughter of Stephen M. Tarantal, a painter and dean of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia’s College of Art and Design. Elsa Johnson, her mother, is a sculptor and a professor at the same institution.

Erika Tarantal Husband

Tarantal is married to her childhood friend Lucas Nathan. Lucas used to be Erika’s cousin’s best friend. After their childhood, Erika and Lucas met later in their college days.

Erika Tarantal Salary

Being one of the top journalists for WCVB, Tarantal earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Erika Tarantal’s Net Worth

Tarantal has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor and reporter.

Erika Tarantal WCVB Channel 5

 At WCVB Channel 5 Tarantal works alongside;

  1. Antoinette Antonio
  2. Shaun Chaiyabhat
  3. Jennifer Eagan
  4. Anthony Everett
  5. Ed Harding
  6. Karen Holmes Ward
  7. Doug Meehan
  8. Nathalie Pozo
  9. Ted Reinstein
  10. Rhondella Richardson
  11. Emily Riemer
  12. Mary Saladna
  13. Shayna Seymour
  14. Ben Simmoneau
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