Amelia Santaniello WCCO, Bio, Age, Parents, Husband, Salary and Net Worth

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Amelia Santaniello Biography

Amelia Santaniello is an American News Anchor currently co-anchors the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. News Monday to Friday. Amelia became part of WCCO in 1996.

Amelia is a co-anchor for the 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. news from Monday to Friday, and has been with the station since 1996. In 2006, her husband Frank Vascellaro joined her as a co-anchor, making them the first married couple to co-anchor a news program in the Twin Cities.

Amelia started her career as a reporter trainee in Washington, D.C. at WUSA. Later, she anchored the weekend news at WTIC-TV in Hartford, CT, and then moved on to anchor the weekend newscasts at WETM-TV in Elmira, N.Y. After that, she worked as a reporter and anchor at WNEP-TV in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Amelia was born in Alexandria, Va. and grew up in a career military family, living in Virginia, Japan, and Texas. She attended Marywood University in Dunmore, Pa.

In 2000 and 2013, she was named Best Newscaster in the Twin Cities by City Pages editors. Readers of The Minnesota Women’s Press also chose her as their favorite local female television personality

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Amelia Santaniello Age

Santaniello was born in 1964 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. Currently in 2023, she is 59 years old

Amelia Santaniello Education

She attended Marywood University in Dunmore, Pa, and graduated.

Amelia Santaniello Height

Santaniello stands at an average height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall.

Amelia Santaniello Weight Loss

Santaniello really wanted to lose weight and she lost two pounds, unfortunately, she wasn’t all that happy about it. Besides, she also shrunk her waistline by a quarter-inch and her hips by a half-inch.

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Amelia Santaniello Family

Santaniello was born and raised up in Alexandria, Virginia, and in a career military family, and later lived in Virginia, Japan, and Texas. She has not disclosed the name and career of her parents in public, the details to be updated once c0nfirmed.

Amelia Santaniello Husband

Santaniello is married to Frank Vascellaro who currently works at WCCO and together they co-anchor the WCCO Evening News. The couple is deeply involved within the community and frequently works as the master of ceremonies at some of the Twin Cities premier charity events.

Amelia Santaniello Children/Daughter

Santaniello is blessed with three children. They have one daughter, Francesca, who is17 years old, and a twin sister to Joseph.  They reside in Minneapolis together with their three kids and two dogs.

Amelia Santaniello WCCO

Before joining Minnesota, Amelia reported the weekend news at WTIC-TV in Hartford, CT. Santaniello began her career in Washington, D.C., at WUSA, as a reporter trainee. From there, she went to WETM-TV in Elmira, New York, where she anchored the weekend newscasts. Later she moved on to WNEP-TV in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa. as a reporter and anchor.

City Pages editors named her Best correspondent in the Twin Cities in 2000 and 2013. Readers of The Minnesota Women’s Press decided on her as their favorite local female television personality.

Appears to be a mismatched pair of anchors covering the war in Minneapolis on WCCO, the CBS affiliate and station for CBSN Minnesota. Reporting a tense circumstance in the city, things seem to be tense on set, as the male anchor repeatedly talks over the female anchor and viewers can feel the tension between these two. Later, looks like these unmasked anchors, are side-by-side, on the news set, much less than six feet apart.

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Taking it to a reporter in an empty parking lot at a mall in Blaine (neighboring community), she wears a mask. Is that overkill? Masks are not needed outdoors, She is OUTSIDE, and no one is within 50 feet of her. They seemed to be wearing the mask for appearances only or are sorely misinformed regarding the use of masks.

When she co-anchors the news three times a day, she is completely focused on current events. As she is honored to anchors next to her husband Frank Vascellaro, Amelia might be going home in between broadcasts to have dinner with her family – kids Sam, and twins Francesca and Joseph.

Throughout the Shakopee Chamber Women’s Event, “Building a Better YOU!” she will talk about how she manages work with motherhood and family. “Is there such a thing as work/life balance?” she asked, In addition, her unusual work schedule really works to her advantage. “I’m really lucky. With my kids, we get to spend mornings with them and I can go home and spend dinner with them.” She thanked her husband, too. “He is 100 percent there,” she said.

Amelia Santaniello Salary

Santaniello receives an annual salary ranging between $ 43,668 to $ 150,443. However, details about the exact amount of salary she earns are currently not available.

Amelia Santaniello Net Worth

Santaniello has an estimated net worth ranging between $100k-$1 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor.

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