Anthony Everett is an American 14-time Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter working for WCVB in Boston, MA as an anchor of “Chronicle”.
Anthony Everett Biography
Anthony Everett is an American 14-time Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter working for WCVB in Boston, Massachusetts as an anchor of “Chronicle”. He has been working for the station since the year 1990 after working for WVIT-TV.
Anthony Everett Age
Everett was born on March 8, 1960, in New York, United States. He is therefore 63 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on the 8th of March every year.
Anthony Everett Height
Everett stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Anthony Everett Family
Everett has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Everett has any siblings.
Anthony Everett Wife / Children
Everett is married to his lovely spouse, Lydia Everett. The couple takes great pride in being dad and mom to their 2 children, Alexander (son) and Claire (daughter).
Anthony Everett Net Worth
Everett has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor/Reporter.
Anthony Everett Salary
Everett earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Anthony Everett Career
Everett serves at WCVB NewsChannel 5 as an anchor of “Chronicle” (WCVB’s nightly newsmagazine). He began hosting the program in September 2005. Everett began as a general assignment reporter at the station. He has served as an evening news anchor at WCVB, appearing on the noon, 5 PM, 5:30 PM, 6 PM, and 11 PM newscasts. Everett has been WCVB’s senior correspondent for breaking news and important national events. He often helps with special reports for all the newscasts on WCVB.
Throughout his time at WCVB-TV, Everett has taken on leadership roles. For 30 years, he has been the main negotiator and shop steward for the SAG-AFTRA bargaining unit at WCVB. He is also a part of the Hearst Certified Change Agent program, which promotes understanding and acceptance of diversity, equity, and inclusion at work.
He has been chosen to lead an internal Change Agent group to guide the company on these important initiatives. Moreover, Everett is a certified drone pilot approved by the FAA. He played a key role in helping Chronicle create a drone program for capturing aerial videos.
Before joining WCVB, Everett worked at WVIT-TV, in Hartford, Connecticut, as a weekday anchor on the 6 & 11 p.m. news and general assignment reporter. His broadcasting career began in the year 1984 at KSPN-TV in Aspen, Colorado, where he worked as a sports anchor/reporter. He then became KSPN’s news director and stayed there until the year 1987.
Everett is very committed to helping others, and he has worked with many charitable organizations. Some of these include Habitat for Humanity, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the Boston Ballet, Boston Healthcare for the Homeless, the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, Derby Academy, the Home for Little Wanderers, and others. He has been a board member, volunteer, and a strong supporter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for a long time.
When coming to his education, Everett is a proud alumnus of Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, and Trinity School in New York City. He works at Tufts University as a guest lecturer in their Media Studies and Film Program. During his leisure time, he likes chilling at the beach, hiking in the mountains, and skiing (he formerly worked as a ski instructor).
Anthony Everett Awards and Honors
Throughout his career, Everett has won many honors and accolades for his remarkable work. He holds many Emmy Awards for his reporting on various topics. In the year 2016, he got several Emmy Awards for reporting on Education and the high cancer rates among Boston Firefighters. In the previous year, he received an Emmy Award for his reporting on Alzheimer’s and another one for hosting a special on “Holiday Lights.” He also got an Emmy for a special on the Boston Pops’ 125th anniversary in the year 2011, and 1 for hosting the show “Chronicle” in the year 2010.
In addition to the Emmy Awards, Everett was recognized with other awards. He received an award in the year 2015 for Science and Health reporting. The Improper Bostonian magazine also named “Chronicle” as Boston’s Best Local TV Program in the year 2010. In the year 2006, he was given the Partners in Progress Award, which is among the highest honors from the Society. Everett received the Public Education Award in the year 1992.
In the year 2000, Everett the Associated Press awarded him the “Best Newscast” award for his incredible work in the early evening. Readers of The Improper Bostonian magazine also voted him as “Best Newscaster” in Boston that year. He has received many other awards too, like the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association First Place award and the 1996 National Headliner Award for “Spot News” coverage. In the year 1993, he got the “Continuing Coverage” award from the RTNDA, and in the year 1991, he earned an award from the Associated Press in the same category.
Everett’s excellent reporting skills have earned WCVB many important awards. In the year 2013, they won the Edward R. Murrow Awards for News Documentary and News Series. In the previous year, they received the Associated Press Awards for Documentary Reporting and Investigative Reporting. And in the year 2003, they got the National Headliner Award for Breaking News.
Anthony Everett WCVB
Everett is working at WCVB where he works alongside other famous WCVB meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Jessica Brown
- Antoinette Antonio
- Shaun Chaiyabhat
- Jennifer Eagan
- Ed Harding
- Doug Meehan
- Ted Reinstein
- Rhondella Richardson
- Mary Saladna
- Ben Simmoneau
Anthony Everett Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and often posts on his Facebook and Twitter. He has over 3.8K followers on Twitter.