Anthony Everett Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Children, Salary, WCVB, Awards

Anthony Everett Biography

Anthony Everett is the Emmy Award-winning anchor from the United States working as the WCVB Channel 5’s nightly newsmagazine, Chronicle anchor since September 2005. He has also served as co-anchor of NewsCenter 5 at 5, 5:30, 6, and 11 PM.


How old is Anthony Everett? – Age

Anthony is 60 years old as of 2020. He was born in 1961 in the United States of America.

Is Anthony Everett still married? Family – Wife, and Children

He is a married man. He is married to Lydia Everett. The couple has two children; a son Alexander Everett and a daughter Claire Everett.

How much does Anthony Everett make? – Salary

The WCVB channel has not revealed how much their journalist team earns. His salary is not known.

Anthony Everett WCVB

Anthony has worked as the chief reporter for big political affairs and breaking news for WCVB and has contributed frequently to special reporting on all WCVB newscasts. His influential broadcasting talents have helped WCVB receive many coveted awards, including the 2013 Edward R. Murrow Awards for Television Series and News Documentary, the 2012 Associated Press Awards for Investigative Reporting and Documentary Reporting, and the 2003 National Headliner Award for Breaking News. Anthony previously worked as co-anchor of the station’s weekend newscasts for Noon, 6 PM, and 11 PM. Everett twice won honors from the National Headliner Awards in the “Spot News” category during this time.

In 2000, for his work in the early evening, Anthony shared the Associated Press “Best Newscast” award. In 2000, Anthony was also named “Best Newscaster” in Boston by readers of The Inappropriate Bostonian journal. He has received several other honors, including the 1996 National Headliner Award and the First Place award for spot news coverage from the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association. The RTNDA honored him with the “Continuing Coverage” award in 1993, and he received an Associated Press award in the same category in 1991.

Collaborations with groups such as the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Habitat for Mankind, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, Boston Healthcare for the Homeless, the Boston Ballet, the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, the Shelter for Little Wanderers, Derby College, and more have contributed to Anthony’s commitment to charity work. Anthony was awarded the Public Education Award in 1992, as a lifelong lobbyist, volunteer, and board member for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and received one of the Society’s top awards, the Partners in Change Award, in 2006.

Anthony started his tenure in 1990 as a general assignment reporter at WCVB’s NewsCenter 5. Anthony was a general assignment reporter and weekday anchor at WVIT-TV, the NBC affiliate in Hartford, CT, on the 6 PM and 11 PM newscasts prior to joining Channel 5. Anthony started his formal broadcasting career in 1984 as a sports reporter and anchor at KSPN-TV in Aspen, Colorado. He later became the news chief for KSPN and stayed with the station until 1987.

Anthony Everett Awards

Anthony was awarded several Emmy Awards, including Emmys in 2016 for his education reporting and his reporting on the high cancer rate among Boston Firefighters. In 2015, for his work on Alzheimer’s as a global problem, he won an Emmy. He has won the Emmy in 2015 for hosting a “Holiday Lights” special and in 2011 for a special on the 125th anniversary of the Boston Pops. In 2010, his work as a Chronicle host was honored with an Emmy. He was also awarded Emmys in 2009 for his work on the recycling industry, and in 2008 for his special education research. In 2015, for Health and Science news, Anthony won a first-place National Headliner award. The Inappropriate Bostonian magazine has called Chronicle Boston the Best Local TV Show in 2010.