Ernie Anastos

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Ernie Anastos (born July 12, 1943) is an American Emmy Award-winning New York City television news anchor. He was born in Nashua, New Hampshire, and has worked for several television stations in New York City during his career. After graduating from Northeastern University, Anastos worked at WRKO, a radio station in Boston. In 1976, Anastos moved to television, becoming an anchor at WPRI-TV in Providence. Two years later, WABC-TV in New York hired Anastos; he would remain there until 1989, when he joined WCBS-TV as the 5 PM and 11 PM anchor. He then worked at WWOR-TV from 1997 until 2000, later rejoining WCBS in January 2001. While there he was paired up with Cindy Hsu, Dana Tyler, and once again with Roz Abrams when she joined in 2004 from WABC-TV.He left WCBS for the second time in 2005, after signing a five-year, $10 million contract with WNYW-TV ("Fox 5"). At Fox 5, he is partnered with Dari Alexander on the 5 PM and 10 PM newscasts. Anastos has anchored coverage of the World Trade Center attacks. He also traveled to Cuba and met with Fidel Castro reporting on the 45th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution.
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