Alicia Vitarelli

Alicia Vitarelli

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Updated On February 2, 2022
New York City, USA
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New York City, USA

Alicia Vitarelli is an American Anchorperson and a reporter who hosts 6 ABC Action News in Philadelphia. Alicia Vitarelli has been the Grand Marshal of the Italian American Woman of the Year for the Center for Italian and Italian-American culture. Likewise, She has also worked along with NJ 101.5 radio host Dennis Malloy for a weekend cooking show called A Roma Aroma.

Early life and childhood

As of 2020, Alicia Vitarelli is 42 years old. She was born on January 1, 1978, in New York City. Her birth sign is Capricorn. Her father’s name is Albert J. Vitarelli and her mother’s name is Elizabeth Ann Vitarelli. Likewise,  she has a step-mother named Sharon Vitarelli.

Her mother is the Director of Nursing at Abbey Delray, Florida. And her father is a retired  President of Ford in Manhattan. Similarly, she belongs to American nationality. She holds a mixed ethnicity of American and Italian.


Talking about her educational background, her high school name is still under review. However, Vitarelli has spent days writing journals and short stories and performing in musicals in her childhood. She loves stories like 100th and over 100-birthday kind-a-stories. She has written for the Teenage Section of her local newspaper, The Staten Island Advance as a high school student.

Moreover, Vitarelli has graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and Spanish and Theatre from Villanova University. And she attended Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University for Master in Broadcast Journalism.

Professional life and Career

In 2000, Alicia Vitarelli started her career as an anchorperson and reporter. She has worked for NY1 News in Manhattan for six years. She was also the newscaster for News 12 for more than 2 years in New Jersey,

Likewise, she hosts her own production “Buck Wild” a daily bargain-hunting program and “Best Kept Secrets of New Jersey”. This show discovered secret recipes and food across the Garden State.

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Caption: Alicia Vitarelli (Source:

Later she has also co-hosted on the radio for New Jersey 101.5 in the Dennis and Michele Show. In this show, she and Dennis Malloy craved food magic in the cooking show “A Roma Aroma”. Then, she worked in 6ABC Action News WPVI in Philadelphia in October 2010 as an anchor/reporter. However, she is still working on Action News as co-presenter and also hosts the weekly family-food section.

Furthermore, in her spare time, she prefers traveling the world, exploring, cooking, dining outdoors and spending time with family. She was bounded at home for 2 months due to her ear-injury.  Now she is back to work in Philadelphia with 6ABC Action News WPVI.

Awards and Net Worth

Reflecting on Alicia’s Awards and Nominations, she was nominated for the Emmy Anchor/Reporter Award at WPVI 6ABC Action News in Philadelphia. Also, she has received an award at the Grand Marshal of the North Wildwood Italian-American Parade. And named as an Italian-American Woman of the Year for the Centre for Italian and Italian-American Culture.

She has earned a lot of money from her profession. She is talented and hardworking. The reporters at 6ABC earn around $78,593 including bonuses and incentives. However, her estimated net worth is still under review. Likewise, her salary as a reporter and host is approximately $78,593-$166,691 yearly.

Personal life

Yes, Alicia Vitarelli is a married woman. She got married to Matthew Pantaleno in 2007 April 20, at Our Lady of Angels Church in Brooklyn. Her husband was Chief Photographer at WNBC. Now he is a former photo-journalist at Time Warner and former chief photographer at News 12 in New Jersey. Also, he is the executive director of Staten Island Community Television and Professor of Communications at St. John’s University.

The couple was blessed with a daughter Priscilla Isabelle on January 24, 2014. They seem to be happy and enjoying their company with each other. However, there is no sign of divorce anytime soon.

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Caption: Alicia Vitarelli with her family (Source: Chiaraboni)

Health Issue

There were rumors regarding her two-month absence. However, Alicia is back at 6ABC and shared details about her absence as she was suffering from an ear infection. She has a good profile and is a sober person. She prefers to keep her life away from scandals. So, there are no controversy and rumors currently regarding her personal and professional life.

Body Measurements and Social Media

Alicia Vitarelli is beautiful and pretty. She has an amazing personality with a stunning body. Moreover, she finds time to stay in shape as the curvy beauty as she is with average body measurements. Her height is 1.67 m tall and weighs around 121 lbs.

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Caption: Alicia Vitarelli (Source: Appreciation of booted News Women)

Likewise, she has raven black hair color and chestnut-brown color eyes. Even though her tight work-schedule, she finds time for workouts and sports which also includes cheering Wildcats.

Vitarelli is active on social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. She often keeps sharing her family pictures. Likewise, she has around 73k followers on Facebook,  more than 34k followers on Twitter, and more than 41k followers on Instagram.