Sue Simmons

Inside Biography


Sue Simmons is a well-established and former news anchor who has been known for being the anchor of the WNBC where she held the lead position from 1980 to 2012.


Sue Simmons started working in the WNBC and became its lead female anchor. She worked on the channel from 1980 to 2012 and after her contract expired on 2012; her contract was not renewed by the WNBC. She is of American nationality.

Early Life

Sue Simmons was born on the 27th of May, 1942 in New York City, New York to father John Simmons, a jazz ba s sist, and his wife. She was enrolled in the Julia Richman High School and she graduated from there on 1961.


Sue Simmons started off as a consumer action reporter at the WTNH-TV after which she worked in the WBAL-TV from the years 1974 to 1976. She held the position of a reporter and anchor for the WRC-TV from 1976 to 1980.

Sue Simmons was the co-anchor for the WNBC’s hit show Live at Five from 1980 to 2007. She who anchored with Chuck Scarborough and they were called Chuck and sue. They were together since Simmon’s arrival in the WNBC and they have been known for being the part of the longest run for an anchor team in the history of New York City television.

Sue Simmons’s contract with the WNBC channel ended on March 7, 2012, but the channel announced that it would not renew the contract with her. She received farewells from a huge number of celebrities and from her co-actors and was replaced by Shiba Russell.

Personal Life

Sue Simmons has never been married and has no husband to speak of. She is also absent children. Sue Simmons has been a s sociated with her longtime partner Chuck Scarborough. They were called as Chuck and Sue in their show together and they have been considered to be one of the best on-air partners. Sue refers to him as her on-air husband and they share a good friendship.

Apart from this, Sue Simmons has never been a s sociated with anyone from the journalism sector and it seems she is single and will remain so for a long time to come.

Net worth and Facts

The extremely talented Sue Simmons has a salary of a whopping 5 million dollars. She has earned a considerable amount of salary in the past years and has been able to acc u mulate a huge amount of net worth.

It has been said that Sue Simmons reportedly cried every day after being ditched from the WNBC. She is known to be an avid lover of her job and has since posted and said several statements in regards to WNBC not renewing her contract. On each Groundhog Day, Simmons used to do an on-air facial impression of a groundhog after her broadcast ended.

by Bchrome, 03 Nov, 2016

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