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Steve Bartelstein

Steve Bartelstein is a retired television journalist from the United States. Steve Bartelstein has worked as a New York City newscaster, first at WABC-TV (1999 to 2007), at WCBS-TV (2007 to 2009), and later at WBBM-TV in Chicago, Illinois (2010–2011).

Early Life

Steve Bartelstein is a 60 years-old American journalist. He was born in Evanston, Illinois, the United States. He belongs to the Irish-Jewish ethnicity. Meanwhile, he has not disclosed his exact birth date, religious belief, and zodiac in front of the general public and media

Details about his parents and siblings are unavailable on online websites. Additionally, he prefers to keep her personal and family life private. As of now, he has not disclosed anything regarding his family members and kept his family members away from the limelight.

Regarding his academic qualification, he went to Niles East High School. Later, she earned a degree in journalism from the University of Evansville.

Professional Career

Steve Bartelstein began his broadcasting career as a weekend news anchor in Evansville at the age of nineteen. Additionally, he worked in Durham, North Carolina, Providence, Rhode Island, Indianapolis, Indiana, Charleston, South Carolina, and Portland, Oregon, among other places.

He joined WABC-TV in New York City after working at CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. When the September 11th attacks occurred, he was the anchor for WABC. The Daily News stated on March 14, 2007, that Bartelstein had been “fired” from WABC-TV after “sleeping through a newsbreak he was to anchor.” According to the Daily News, WABC-TV had already suspended him multiple times for persistent tardiness.

Steve Bartelstein

Caption: Steve Bartelstein working as a news reporter (Source: Twitter)

Mediaweek reported on November 7, 2007, that WCBS-TV had hired Bartelstein as a weekend news anchor. Soon after, the station began airing advertising promotions showcasing him and mentioning a forthcoming feature article about his cancer illness. Cindy Adams of the New York Post reported on September 28, 2007, that Bartelstein was being treated for testicular cancer.

It was reported on August 12, 2010, that he would be joining WBBM-TV in Chicago as a morning news anchor. On July 3, 2011, it was reported that he would be leaving WBBM after only 10 months, effectively ending his broadcasting career. After retiring from a broadcasting career, he attended baseball umpire school and umpired in the Pecos League in the 2013 and 2014 seasons.

Steve Bartelstein – Net Worth 2023

Primarily, Bartelstein made good fortune through his successful broadcasting and journalism career. In addition, he has worked with several renowned news networking sites such as WABC-TV, WCBS-TV, WBBM-TV, and many others. His net worth is estimated at around $500k  while his salary is unknown at the moment.

Relationship Status

There is no information available on Steve Bartelstein’s personal life. Moreover, he has kept his personal life private and avoids any media attention when it comes to his personal life. There is no news about his past love life and was never married in the past. So, we can assume, he is probably single at the moment and might find a perfect life partner in the coming days.

According to some outlets, he was diagnosed with testicular cancer in 2007. Meanwhile, he recovered from the tumour in 2010.

Body Measurement

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Caption: Steve Bartelstein walking (Source: Portland Tribune)

This former journalist stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs around 70 kg. Moreover, he has a pair of light green eyes with a blad head.

Steve Bartelstein – Social Media

This former American journalist is currently not active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Meanwhile, he has maintained a low profile and avoided any media attention.