Anthony Mason (Journalist)

Anthony Mason (Journalist)

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Anthony Mason is a broadcast journalist from the United States. Moreover, Anthony Mason has worked as a reporter, anchor, and correspondent for CBS News since 1986, and was weekday co-host of its flagship morning program CBS This Morning from 2019 until early September 2021.

Early Life

Anthony Mason was born on June 23, 1956, in New York City, New York, the United States of America. According to his birth date, this journalist is 66 years old and holds American nationality.

However, the American journalist has not shared his information regarding his zodiac sign, ethnicity, religion, parents, siblings, and childhood life. Moreover, we can presume that Anthony might have been raised well as a child by his parents.

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Caption: Anthony Mason’s childhood photo with his mother (Source: Instagram)

Education

Talking about his academic career, he attended St. George’s School, a boarding school in Middletown, Rhode Island. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from Georgetown University in 1980.

Career and Professional Life

Anthony Mason worked for Tulsa, Oklahoma’s KJRH-TV. He then worked for two years at WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, which was owned by CBS at the time. Before joining CBS News, he worked at WCBS-TV in New York City. In 1986, he became a correspondent with CBS News.

From 1987 until 1990, he was the London Bureau correspondent. This journalist was the Chief Moscow Correspondent from 1991 to 1993. From Moscow, Russia, he supplied award-winning coverage of the 1991 Soviet coup attempt. He has lived in New York City since 1993. In 1998, he was named Business Correspondent.

In early 2012, he was appointed co-anchor of CBS This Morning Saturday, and in 2019, he was named co-host of CBS This Morning weekdays. On May 31, 2017, CBS News announced that Anthony would replace Scott Pelley as the temporary anchor for the weekday broadcasts of the CBS Evening News. On June 19, 2017, this went into effect. Jeff Glor’s appointment as the weekday anchor would be permanent, CBS News stated on October 25.

Anthony’s final day in charge of CBS Evening News was on Friday, December 1, 2017, and Jeff took over as the program’s next permanent weekday anchor on Monday, December 4. He also serves as the show’s primary correspondent and sometimes fills in for Jane Pauley on CBS Sunday Morning. He missed the program for the majority of the second half of 2017 due to his duties as the CBS Evening News’ interim anchor.

Acheivements

As a journalist, this man has earned several awards and honors. He received the New York Associated Press Award for General Excellence in Individual Reporting on Vietnam Veterans in 1985. The Pennsylvania Associated Press Award for Best Feature Story and the Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement by a Reporter were both given to him.

Net Worth

As an American journalist, he has earned a huge sum of money in his professional career. Moreover, he has an estimated net worth of between $1 million- $5 million. Whereas, as a CBS journalist, he has an annual salary ranging from $20,000 to $100,000.

Relationship Status

This journalist married twice in his life. currently, he is married to Christina Anne Unhoch. With the marriage, the couple has two kids, a son and a daughter whose names are unknown. Moreover, the family is living happily in Manhattan.

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Caption: Anthony Mason with his friend and daughter (Source: Instagram)

In past, he was married to Amy Dickinson from 1986 to 1990. With the marriage, the couple has a daughter from the marriage. At the moment, this journalist is not a part of controversy or rumors and focuses on his profession and marital life.

Body Measurements

This American journalist stands 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs around 80kg. Moreover, Anthony has light brown hair with green eyes color and he has not shared other information regarding his other body measurements.

Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are more than 50.7k followers. Likewise, there are more than 48.9k followers on Twitter and more than 5.2k followers on Facebook.

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