John Atwater is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter working for WCVB in Boston, Massachusetts as a general assignment reporter.
John Atwater Biography
John Atwater is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter working for WCVB in Boston, Massachusetts as a general assignment reporter. Prior to joining the station in November 2009, he worked for WTXF-TV.
John Atwater Age
Atwater was born on July 4, 1979, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. He is therefore 44 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on the 4th of July every year.
John Atwater Height
Atwater stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 9 inches.
John Atwater Family
Atwater was raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He 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 Atwater has any siblings.
John Atwater Partner / Gay
Atwater is gay; married to his partner, Adam Williams. They had their engagement in August 2013 on Race Point Beach in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Less is known about their love life, but there will be an update as soon as he mentions anything about their marriage in the limelight.
John Atwater Net Worth
Atwater has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor/Reporter.
John Atwater Salary
Atwater earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
John Atwater Career
Atwater serves at WCVB NewsCenter 5 as a general assignment reporter, a role he has held since September 2010. He started as a freelance reporter at the station. Before joining the station, he served at WTXF-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a news reporter/anchor. Atwater worked for WISN-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as a news reporter/anchor before going to WTXF. He started his career in broadcasting at CBS’s WKYT-TV in Lexington, Kentucky where he worked as a news reporter/anchor.
During his time at WTXF, Atwater held roles as a weekend newscast anchor and general assignment reporter. His tenure in Philadelphia saw him reporting from the scene of significant stories that garnered widespread national attention, such as the emergency landing of a United States Airways flight in the Hudson River and the Amish school shooting in Lancaster County.
After Atwater moved to Boston, he continued to cover notable events such as the MBTA fire incident at Downtown Crossing, as well as the significant water main break in Weston during the spring of the year 2010. His reporting also extended to the race to succeed Ted Kennedy in the Senate seat.
Throughout his outstanding career, he has won a number of honors and accolades. He holds honors from the Associated Press and the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. He also holds 5 regional Emmy Awards for his remarkable;e reporting and anchoring work. When coming to his education, Atwater is a proud alumnus of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He obtained a dual degree in economics and journalism at the university.
John Atwater WCVB
Atwater is working at WCVB where he works alongside other famous WCVB meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Cindy Fitzgibbon
- Harvey Leonard
- Michael Page
- Mike Wankum
- David Williams
- Matt Reed
- David Bienick
- Sera Congi
- Sharman Sacchetti
- Brianna Borghi
John Atwater Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 7.7K followers on Twitter.