One of the old heads in the journalism profession, Maria Stephanos has come a long way since debuting her career in journalism in the early ’90s, covering famous topics including the much-talked-about plane crash of John F Kennedy Jr, as well as interviewing notable people like Bill Clinton.
A dedicated reporter, she earned a reputation as a refined reporter who does her work with great skills. Beyond her career, we’ve highlighted some important facts about her including facts about the supportive man who has been in her life throughout these years and what she does now. But first, get to know her and what she got famous for.
Who Is Maria Stephanos?
One of the recognizable anchors in New England, Maria was born and bred in Groveland, Massachusetts, United States. Maria’s date of birth is recorded as the ninth day of June 1964. Sadly, pretty much is not known about Maria Stephano’s early days even though she has been a famous anchor for more than twenty-five years. But her educational history shows that she attended Boston High School and attended Umass Amherst College for a year and a half before transferring to Emerson College where she obtained a bachelor’s degree in journalism. As a way to ensure that she is refined in the midst of other journalists, Maria Stephanos further obtained a master’s degree in Mass Communications from Emerson College in Boston where she was once honored for her legacy in journalism with the Alumni Award of Distinction in 2018.
Stephanos’s career is known to have started humbly with her working as a waitress while in school. Fortunately, after graduation, she got a job in WBUR’s State House Bureau where she worked as a reporter. Not long after, her proficiency on the job gained her a spot at WJAR-TV in Province, New England which was her first TV reporting job. She has gone on to work as a radio reporter for such stations as WABC, WABC, WNBC Radio, WCBS, and a host of others. However, the Groveland native shot to the limelight in 1997 when she landed a job at Fox25 News Television as a general assignment reporter.
Maria Stephanos’ new position marked a critical turning point for the journalist who soon was offered a job at WFXT-TV. For 18 years, she stayed with the network covering various much-publicized highlights and such popular topics as he 9/11 attack, election news including 2016 campaigns and election live. She also had a say in sports news including Red Sox World Series, and the Patriots Super Bowl victories. She also covered the plane crash of John F Kennedy Jr.
What Is She Doing Now?
In 2015, Maria Stephanos reached the peak of her career when she joined WCVB Channel 5, an ABC-affiliated station. Stephanos has since grown in stature in the network with each passing year and is currently the co-host of NewsCenter 5, working side by side with chief meteorologist, Harvey Leonard, and sports anchor Mike Lynch. She also anchors The News at 10 on MeTV Boston with co-host Ben Simmoneau.
What Is Her Net Worth And How Much Does She Make In A Year?
Maria Stephanos certainly makes a lot of money from her career as a journalist which has spanned over 2 decades. But the journalist restrains from talking about her personal details, so the exact amount she takes home isn’t known. Also, her net worth has remained a mystery to her fans all over the world. That notwithstanding, it is obvious that she doesn’t hurt for money.
Meet Maria Stephanos’ Husband And Family
For many, finding the right life partner takes a number of hair-splitting relationships. However, for others like Maria Stephanos, destiny has it all figured out for them, saving them the stress of going through countless heartbreaks and emotional struggles. We say this because the American journalist has been married almost as long as she has been in the limelight. And what’s more exceptional is that her husband, Dale Stephanos was reportedly her first boyfriend. Good enough, Dale who is a famous narrator and writer has stayed put.
Their enviable love story started during their school days and right after graduation, Dale relocated from Swampscott to Groveland which was when the college sweethearts legalized their marriage. Their marriage which has so far lasted over 25 years has produced two children; a son Liam and a daughter, Isabella.
How Tall Is She?
When it comes to physical looks, Stephanos falls in the class of people that can be described as not just beautiful but defies their ages. Despite being born in the ’60s, she doesn’t look close to her age and is stunning each time she appears on TV. However, she isn’t all that tall and stands at only a height of 5 feet 2 inches. Her weight is one of the things she hasn’t let the world know about her, but apparently, she is in good shape.