Maria Stephanos was born on the 9th June 1964 in Boston, Massachusetts USA, and is a journalist, probably best recognized for working for Fox25 News Television, as well as at the WCVB channel 5. She has also worked on radio, primarily with NPR, among many other radio stations such as WABC Radio in New York. Her hard work was rewarded in 2000 with an Associated Press Award.
Maria Stephanos Bio: Early Life, Maiden Name, Parents, and Education
Unfortunately, there is no information in the media what is the maiden name of Maria, as she has only been professionally known as Maria Stephanos. Maria spent her childhood at Groveland in her hometown, where she was raised by her father, who worked as a salesman, and her mother, a beauty salon designer. Maria suffered a stroke when she was only three years old, but to no permanent effect. Upon matriculation from Boston High school, she enrolled at the Umass Amherst College, from which she graduated with a degree in journalism, then continued her education at Emerson College, where she earned her MA degree in mass communication.
Maria worked as a waitress during her college years, but soon after she got her degree, she started on radio, as a news reporter for such stations as WABC, WBUR, WNBC Radio and WCBS, among others. She was slowly building knowledge and experience needed for a further career, and it was in 1997 that she made her first breakthrough when she was recruited by Fox25 News Television to work as a general assignment reporter. Gradually her career was improving, and she joined Boston’s WFXT-TV where she was to be a news anchor and reporter for nearly eighteen years.
Rise to Prominence
As a general assignment reporter, Maria covered a number of major events across the US, including John F. Kennedy Jr., the Presidential recount vote live from Florida, the Worcester Cold Storage fire, and the 9/11 attacks, among many others. She was also given freedom to report on major sports events such as the Red Sox World series win and Patriots’ Super Bowl wins. Thanks to her dedication and hard work, her name became recognized all over the US, making her a star, however, it was in 2015 that Maria reached prominence as she was recruited by the WCVB Channel 5, since when she has continued to move up, and has held several other positions; she is now a co-anchor of “NewsCenter 5” with Harvey Leonard, the chief meteorologist, and sports anchor Mike Lynch.
Do You Know How Rich Maria Stephanos Is?
Since launching her career, Maria has achieved highly; she worked for a number of radio and television stations before she reached her full potential, and was recruited by WCVB. So, have you ever wondered how rich Maria Stephanos is, as of mid- 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Stephanos’ net worth is as high as $2 million. Pretty impressive don’t you think?
Do You Know About Maria’s Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children?
When it comes to her personal life, Maria has been quite open about her most intimate details, sharing all that matters with her fans. She has been married for over 25 years to her high school sweetheart Dale Stephanos, who is now a prominent narrator and writer. Since tying the knot, the couple has welcomed son Liam, and daughter Isabella.
Since launching her career, Maria has managed to expand her popularity to social media platforms, especially Twitter and Facebook. Her official Twitter account has over 44,000 followers, used to promote her career, share her newest endeavors, such as her most recent interview with the manager of Red Sox, and has also shared her thoughts on the death of Senator John McCain. Maria can also be found on Facebook, on which she has over 20,000 followers, with whom she has also shared details from her career, but also her thoughts on other things that interest her. Most recently, she posted a picture of an empty nest and a text that covers her thoughts on her findings.