Maria Stephanos Biography
|Date of Birth:||1964 , January-1|
|Age:||57 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 2 Inch|
|Birth Place/City||Groveland, Massachusetts|
|Profession||Journalist television presenter|
|Working For||WCVB TV|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Body Measurements||Not Available|
|Married to||Dale Stephanos|
|Education||Masterís degree in mass communication from Emerson College|
|Awards||Press award in 2000 for her feature writing.|
With over 25 years of experience as an anchor and reporter in New England, Maria Stephanos works as a co-anchor at WCVB TV. She started her professional career as a Waitress at the Village Pancake House. She also worked in a few casinos before joining the media house. Her journalism career started after joining as a Statehouse reporter for WJAR Radio. She has covered many of the big stories including the 9/11 attacks, and the plane crash of John F. Kennedy Jr. She joined WCVB Channel 5 from Boston’s WFXT-TV where she was a news anchor and reporter for nearly eighteen years. Before that, Maria was a reporter at WJAR-TV in Providence, RI. She started her career as a Statehouse reporter working for several local stations including WBUR in Boston. She has also reported for several NPR radio stations and WCBS Radio and WABC Radio in New York.
Early Life and Education of Maria Stephanos
Maria Stephanos was born in 1964 in the United States of America. Maria Stephanos is American by nationality and is of White-American ethnicity.
Stephanos was brought up at Groveland in Massachusetts, Boston. Her father worked as a salesman and a beauty salon designer. At the mere age of three, she had a stroke, which also affected her early childhood days.
Maria Stephanos attended Bagnall Elementary School in Groveland. She graduated from Pentucket Regional High School in West Newbury, Massachusetts. She attended UMASS Amherst College. She was later transferred to Emerson for Undergrad and Grad school.
Stephanos works as a good journalist on many TV shows. Her dedication to her work is the result of good education in journalism.
Maria Stephanos' Career
Maria Stephanos’ first worked as a waiter at the Village Pancake House in Rowley MA. Then, she worked at the club casino at Hampton Beach and moved to other casino clubs. After working for a few years there, she shifted her job as a radio reporter at the WJAR Radio.
Stephanos started her journalism career working as a news reporter. She worked in radio stations like WBUR, WCBS, WABC, NPR, and WNBC. In the year 1997, Maria started reporting and anchoring for FOX25 News television.
Maria Stephanos presented Fox25 News at 5:00, 6:00, and 6:30 as well as at 10:00 and 11:00. She began at FOX25News as a general assignment reporter. She now serves as a news anchor at the WCVB TV's Boston station.
American anchor Maria Stephanos is one of the conscientious and devoted women. Her husband revealed that the journalist was collapsed at her workplace because of dehydration and exhaustion. Despite her illness, Maria is still considered a hard-working lady.
Maria Stephanos' Net Worth And Awards
Maria Stephanos' net worth is said to be more than $2 million at present. Her net worth is expected to increase soon as per the quality of the task she has been rendering for her employer.
Stephanos earns an annual salary of millions from her journalism career. She was a news anchor and reporter at WCVB Channel 5 for nearly eighteen years.
Maria was awarded an Associated Press award in 2000 for her writing. She is counted amongst Boston’s most experienced broadcast journalists. She received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Alpha Omega Society presented by former Governor of the Commonwealth, Governor Michael Dukakis.
Stephanos is a versatile reporter. She has accomplished many high-profile assignments like national, local, and state elections. She has also worked for various Democratic and Republican conventions.
Maria Stephanos' Husband And Children
A talented lady, Maria Stephanos is an anchor, reporter, and journalist. The American journalist has held more than 25 years of experience as an anchor and reporter in New England. She is an anchor of NewsCenter 5 and news anchor on MeTV Boston.
Maria Stephanos is a married woman. Stephanos is married to Dale Stephanos- a political narrator and a writer.
Stephanos and her husband Dale are high school friends. The couple has been happily married for over 25 years. The duo also shares two kids together; Liam Stephanos and Isabella Stephanos. She lives in Foxboro with her husband Dale and their children.
Maria Stephanos is close to her family. She shares her husband's and kids’ activities via her social networking sites. She is a foody girl and loves to experiment with new and homemade dishes.
In an interview, she said that she prefers homemade food and she also cooks during her leisure time.
The Stephanos family has traveled to different parts of the country during their holidays. She also takes her children into a skateboard playing station. The couple has been leading a successful married life for a long time now.
Stephanos enjoys cooking especially Greek recipes. She also enjoys playing sports with her family and vacationing in New England "anyplace there is water".
Her performances have adored over the FOX25 News audience as well as the Hooters when she is off to field anchoring a game.
She stands 5 feet 2 and has a very well-maintained body measurement.