Chris Costa Biography
Chris Costa is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter and Multimedia Journalist working for NEWS CENTER. He joined the station in January 2021.
Chris Costa Age
Costa likes to keep his life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or the year he was born. However, he might be in his 30s.
Chris Costa Height
Costa stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Chris Costa Family
Costa spent all of his youth and childhood in the United States with his loving parents, Mark E. Costa(dad) and Marilyn Chown(mom). Costa has a sister called Juliana.
Chris Costa Wife
Costa is married to his lovely spouse, Ashley Costa. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their one daughter, Cohen, who is 1 year old as of 2021. She was born on April 14, 2020. As a result, she will be celebrating her birthday on the 14th of April every year. When he is not chasing the news, you can find him spending time with his daughter and wife, and even their dog, Kai.
Chris Costa Net Worth
Costa has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter and Multimedia Journalist.
Chris Costa Salary
Costa earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Chris Costa Education
Costa graduated from Newton South High School in 2009 and joined Boston University College of Communication. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the university in 2013, with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism, as well as a minor in Psychology. During his time at the university, he was the Vice President and player of the university’s Men’s Lacrosse, worked as an Executive Producer at BUTV10.
Chris Costa Career
Costa serves at NEWS CENTER as a News Anchor/Multimedia Journalist. Previously, he spent 1 year 6 months in Houston, Texas, working for KHOU 11(a CBS-affiliated) as a Multimedia Journalist. During his time there, he was tapped to cover everything from breaking news of the FBI raid on the shooter’s home to the mass shooting in Midland/Odessa.
Also, he documented the grief and simultaneous resilience of the Permian Basin community. Costa also was the one leading the coverage of the historic launch, NASA/SpaceX, of the Demo-2 mission that sent the United States astronauts in rockets to space for the first time in more than 10 years. Additionally, he has taken coverages on George Floyd’s death, a Houston native, and the protests, calls for social justice, and marches. Costa also became one of the leading reporters in Houston, on the latest pandemic, COVID-19. Houston has the largest medical center in Texas State and Costa quickly learned about epidemiology, public health surveillance, and hospital operations. He did this to explain how cases and patients of the pandemic in the surrounding counties and the city are being managed.
Before going to KHOU, he was working at the current station, NEWS CENTER Maine WCSH 6 and WLBZ 2 as a Multimedia Journalist/Anchor for 4 years and 2 months. He is thrilled to be back at WCSH.
Costa has worked for KAGS TV, an NBC-affiliated television in Bryan, Texas for 2 years. There, he first worked as a Fill-in Anchor, Multimedia Journalist, and Producer for both News and Sports, then transitioned to News Anchor/Producer. He has also worked as a Sports Intern for 7 NEWS WHDH-TV, as well as WCVB-TV.
Costa holds a Boston/New England Regional Emmy Award, which he received as “Outstanding Videojournalist”. This was a story of a Maine mother, who lost her son on the cargo ship that sank in the year 2015, El Faro. He also holds a National Edward R. Murrow award which he received in 2018 after a hard news story regarding officer-involved shootings.
Costa traveled to Houston in April 2018 to cover the funeral of the former First Lady Barbara Bush. In February of the same year, he covered the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LII. Great game in Minneapolis. Costa has also been in Central Georgia, to report on Hurricane Irma as it moved people from their homes. During his leisure, he likes surfing, coaching lacrosse, hiking, and working on his body fitness in the gym.
Chris Costa NEWS CENTER
Costa is currently working at NEWS CENTER where he works alongside other famous NEWS CENTER anchors and reporters including;
- Zach Blanchard
- Samantha York
- Pat Callaghan
- Keith Carson
- Jess Conley
- Cindy Williams
- Sharon Rose
- Mike Slifer
- Lee Goldberg
- Todd Gutner
Chris Costa Social Media Platforms
Costa is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 4100 followers on Twitter.