Ernie Anastos Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, FOX 5 News, Salary and Net Worth

Ernie Anastos is an American anchor. He anchors the news at 6 p.m. on Fox 5 NY WNYW in New York City. He has been a former anchor of the 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts on Fox 5 NY with Dari Alexander.

Ernie Anastos Profile, Wiki, Bio, Nationality

Ernie Anastos is an American news anchor working for FOX 5 WNYW as an anchor of the news at 6 p.m. on Fox 5 WNYW in New York City. He has been a former anchor of the 5 and 10 p.m. newscasts on Fox 5 NY with Dari Alexander.

Ernie Anastos Education

Anastos graduated from Northeastern University, where he is a noted member of the university corporation. His postgraduate studies at Columbia University.

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Ernie Anastos WABC-TV

Anastos has worked for WABC-TV in New York City as an anchor of the 11:00 pm Eyewitness News broadcast in November. Later replaced Storm Field as Kaity Tong’s co-anchor at 5:00 pm and Anastos anchored that broadcast with Rose Ann Scamardella until 1983. Except for a brief period beginning in 1983 when WABC hired Tom Snyder to be anchor, co-anchoring at 5 and 11 with Tong, Roz Abrams at 5 from 1986 to 1989, He helmed the 5:00 and 11:00 pm newscasts until 1989.

Ernie Anastos Career

Anastos serves at Fox 5 WNYW as a News Anchor. Upon graduation from Northeastern University, Anastos began his broadcasting career as a newsman at 98.5 and WROR in Boston, as Ernie Andrews. Anastos moved to television, becoming an anchor at WPRI-TV in Providence In 1976. In June 1978, a position that opened when Larry Kane left the station after one year and returned to Philadelphia, WABC-TV in New York hired Anastos.

He left WABC to take an anchor position at WCBS-TV, starting June 12, 1989. Anastos was brought in as a replacement for Mike Schneider, who had left to join ABC News and eventually supplanted Jim Jensen as WCBS’ lead anchor and for the station’s early evening and 11:00 pm newscasts.

In 1997, he returned to the anchor desk and was hired by WWOR-TV to replace Sean Mooney as co-anchor of its 10:00 pm newscast. Four years later he was back at WCBS, bring in to restore Stephen Clark as the lead anchor. He left for the second time in 2005, after signing a five-year and $10 million contract with WNYW-TV. At Fox 5, from 2005 to 2009 for the news at 5 and 10 p.m. till Scotto was moved to Co-host Good Day New York with Greg Kelly, and Anastos was partnered with Rosanna Scotto.

Quick Facts About Anastos

Age78 years old as of 2021
SpouseKelly Anastos
Net Worth$1million – $5 Million 

It was reported that Dari Alexander will anchor with him at the 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts. He was moved off the 10 p.m. newscast and restored by Good Day New York cohost Greg Kelly, who has since moved back to his before role and been restored by Steve Lacy On July 2, 2012. Ernie became the Anchor of the 6 pm newscast, having Steve Lacy fill the position and leaving the 5 pm newscast with Dari Alexander, In June 2014. He has anchored coverage of the World Trade Center attacks.

Anastos also traveled to Cuba and met with Fidel Castro reporting on the 45th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. Anastos reported on the death and funeral of Princess Diana from London, Nicaragua, and covered Cardinal John Joseph O’Connor’s official trip to El Salvador. He 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.

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

Ernie Anastos Age, Birthday

Anastos was born on July 12, 1943, in Nashua, News Hampshire, U.S. ( He is 78 years old as of 2021.) Anastos celebrates his birthday on July 12 every year.

Ernie Anastos Height, measurements

Anastos stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches or (1.75 m) tall.

Ernie Anastos Family

Information regarding Anastos’ parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Ernie Anastos Wife, married, Children

Anastos is married to Kelly Anastos. Together the couple has been blessed with two children who they named Nina Anastos and  Philp Anastos.

Ernie Anastos Salary

Being one of the top news anchors for FOX, Ernie earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Ernie Anastos Net Worth

Anastos has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a news anchor.

Ernie Anastos FOX 5 New York

At FOX 5 New Anastos works alongside;

  1. Dari Alexander – Anchor
  2. Dana Arschin – Reporter
  3. Sharon Crowley – Journalist
  4. Dan Bowens – Anchor/Reporter
  5. Tina Cervasio – Sports Anchor/Reporter
  6. Arthur Chi’en – Journalist
  7. Stacey Delikat – General Assignment Reporter
  8. Kerry Drew – Reporter
  9. Steve Lacy – Anchor
  10. Bianca Peters – Anchor
  11. Kayla Mamelak – General Assignment Reporter
  12. Antwan Lewis – General Assignment Reporter
  13. Raegan Medgie – Reporter
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