Olessa Stepanova Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 01.Aug.2017
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NameOlessa Stepanova
Working ForWFSB-TV, News12, NY1
Net WorthN/A
Eye ColorHazel
Hair ColorDark-Brown
Weight in KGN/A
EducationJFK High School
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Olessa Stepanova is a traffic reporter working for NewsCenter 5’s EyeOpener Newscasts. Similarly, she has worked for WFSB-TV, News12, NY1, Time Warner Cable’s 24-hour news channel in New York and so on.

Early Life

Olessa Stepanova was born in the Tashkent, Uzbekistan and later immigrated to the United States with her parents, grandparents, and brother. She was just eight years of age when she moved to the USA.  was at the age of eight. Similarly, in 1998, she moved from Queens, New York to Long Island.

Early Career

Olessa Stepanova attended Plainview-Old Bethpage J.F.K high school and graduated in 2002 with high honors. She even received a scholarship to attend C.W. Post, Long Island University and majored in Broadcast Journalism. Olessa graduated with distinction and received the honor of being a member of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society.

After graduation, Olessa Stepanova began working for News12 Traffic and Weather as a traffic reporter. She later joined the evening newscast at News Traffic Team and News12 Long Island where she was an on-air reporter covering all five boroughs of New York City and Westchester.

Traffic Reporter

Olessa Stepanova started her broadcasting profession as a traffic reporter for News12 Traffic and Weather, a cable-exclusive service serving seven regions of the New York tri-state area. From there, she moved to News12 Long Island, where Stepanova covered traffic in the studio and also from high above Long Island in a helicopter.

Similarly, she has also worked for Time Warner Cable’s 24-hour news channel in New York, NY1, New Jersey and Connecticut, reporting traffic for New York.

Olessa Stepanova went Boston from the CBS affiliate in Hartford, Connecticut, WFSB-TV. She has served as a morning traffic reporter on WFSB’s Eyewitness ‘News this Morning’ for three years.

She was also a fill-in anchor and fill-in co-host for 'Better Connecticut', which was a local show that focuses on family, home, and other lifestyle topics.


Olessa Stepanova joined WCVB-TV on January 2014 as a traffic reporter for NewsCenter 5’s EyeOpenor newscasts. She works with anchors Randy Price and Emily Riemer and meteorologist Cindy Fitzgibbon weekday mornings on Boston’s most-watched early morning news program.

Personal Life

Olessa Stepanova was engaged to Joseph Bocelli in February 2016. Olessa was so excited after her engagement that she even shared the video where Joseph proposed to her to be his wife.

They are rumored to tie the knot in December 2016. Even though she is active on social medias like Facebook and Instagram, she has not let the media know about his net worth and earnings.

Net Worth and Salary

She has earned a great amount of salary from her work. She has maintained an impressive net worth in her life.