Michael Gargiulo Profile
Michael Gargiulo is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent working for NBC 4 New York – WNBC-TV. He joined the network in June 2006.
Michael Gargiulo Education
Gargiulo attended Xavier High School in 1974 and graduated 3 years later to join New York University. He graduated from the university in the year 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in history. At the university, he also studied German, Italian, Russian, and French.
Michael Gargiulo Career
Gargiulo serves at NBC 4 New York as a co-anchor for the program, “Today in New York.” The show airs from Monday to Friday from 4 to 7 AM. Before joining NBC 4, he served at WTTG in Washington as an anchor of a 2-hour morning program. Before that, he served as a Washington correspondent at Hearst Argyle Washington Bureau. He started his journalism career at WSAZ-TV in Huntington, West Virginia where he worked as a host of a locally produced nationally syndicated magazine show. From there, he went to work for WYOU in Scranton, Pennsylvania as a news anchor/reporter. After that, he moved to WLKY in Louisville, Kentucky, then to KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Gargiulo reported on multiple most unforgettable stories in the Tri-State including Queens after Superstorm Sandy in the year 2012, Breezy Point, and President Biden’s Inauguration from Washington DC in the year 2021. Also, he covered the explosion of a steam pipe in Flatiron District, Manhattan in the year 2018. Gargiulo has a special interest in military matters – flew with the National Guard of New York to Puerto Rico on a special relief mission in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Gargiulo holds an Emmy® Award for his live coverage from Kuwait and Iraq. He was among the last journalists to be embedded with a United States military unit in Afghanistan before the end of combat operations. Gargiulo was instrumental in the coverage of COVID-19, which won the prestigious Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia University Award in January 2021.
Gargiulo loves mentoring young journalists across the region when he is not at work. Other than working as a journalist, Gargiulo also works as a teacher at The Center for Continuing Education in Mamaroneck. He is also responsible for leading an international journalist exchange program, the New York chapter of the RIAS Berlin Commission.
Quick Facts About Michael Gargiulo
|Full Name||Michael Louis Gargiulo|
|Age||62 years old as of 2022|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Michael Gargiulo Age
Gargiulo is 62 years old as of 2022. He was born on February 12, 1960, in Manhattan, New York, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 12th of February every year.
Michael Gargiulo Height
Gargiulo stands at a height of approximately 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m).
Michael Gargiulo Family
Gargiulo was born to his loving parents, Dorothy Gargiulo (mother) and Mike Gargiulo (father). He is of Italian ancestry. Gargiulo was raised in Manhattan, New York alongside his sister named Susan Gargiulo. Susan has a son named Ian Ortiz, who is Michael’s nephew.
Michael Gargiulo Wife
Gargiulo is married to his lovely spouse, Shannon Powell. They tied the knot on October 10, 1998, at a wedding ceremony held in the United States. Gargiulo was a Roman Catholic until he wedded Shannon. In the year 2015, he converted to Episcopal.
Michael Gargiulo Children
Gargiulo and his wife, Shannon Powell, take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 children; a daughter and a son, whose names are unknown at the moment. Gargiulo likes spending his free time with his children and wife. The family happily resides in Larchmont, New York.
Michael Gargiulo Salary
Being one of the top journalists for NBC 4 New York, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Michael Gargiulo Net Worth
Gargiulo has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter and Correspondent.
Michael Gargiulo COVID-19
Gargiulo announced that he tested positive for coronavirus on March 23, 2022, in his social media post. He said that he went for the test after spending a vacation with his wife in Mt. Snow, Vermont the previous week. He stated that he was fully vaccinated and boosted from the virus.
At NBC 4 New York Gargiulo works alongside;
- Gilma Avalos
- Pat Battle
- Bruce Beck
- Matt Brickman
- Erica Byfield
- Adelle Caballero
- John Chandler
- Ted Greenberg
- Adam Kuperstein
- Maria LaRosa
- Rana Novini
- Natalie Pasquarella
- Dave Price
- Melissa Russo