Frank Vascellaro Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WCCO, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

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Frank Vascellaro Photo

Frank Vascellaro Biography

Frank Vascellaro is an American news anchor for WCCO since joining the station in 2006. He co-anchors the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. news Monday through Friday alongside his wife. On June 29, 2006, the couple became the first married couple to co-anchor a daily news program in the Twin Cities.

Frank Vascellaro Age

Vascellaro is 59 years old as of 2021. He was born in 1962 in Denver, Colorado in the United States.

Frank Vascellaro Height

Vascellaro stands at a height of 6 feet 5 inches tall.

Frank Vascellaro Family

Vascellaro was born of the late Rosalie Marie Vascellaro and her late husband, Sam. His mother was a homemaker as well as a teacher’s aid for 25 years at the Holm Elementary School. Besides, she was a regular on the WCCO-TV channel where she shared her recipes on her own segments, “The Grannies” which she hosted with her friend Doris Rosen.

She passed away in June 2018 after a short illness. She was 94 years old at the time of her death. Vascellaro has a sister Angela. Besides, he has an uncle to his two nieces.

Frank Vascellaro Wife

Frank married Amelia Santaniello in 1999 in Florence, Italy. They first met in 1996 and moved to Minnesota and later tied the knot in 1999. The couple resides in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The couple is blessed with 3 children, twins named Francesca and Joseph, and also another son named Sam. The family also has two pet dogs.

Frank Vascellaro Photo
Frank Vascellaro Photo

Frank Vascellaro Net Worth

Vascellaro has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an anchor.

Frank Vascellaro Salary

Vascellaro earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Frank Vascellaro Career

Prior to joining WCCO, Vascellaro worked at WAND-TV in Decatur, Illinois, and at WHOI-TV in Peoria, Illinois as an anchor/reporter. He grew up in Denver Colorado and attended the United States Air Force Academy before transferring to the University of Colorado at Boulder. Vascellaro later studied broadcasting at Columbia College in Chicago, Ill.

In 2008, he was recognized by The Society of Professional Journalists with its broadcast award for Investigative Reporting. Vascellaro was awarded the 2011 and 2012 Regional Emmy for Best Anchor. Vascellaro and his wife, Amelia are deeply involved with the community and frequently serve as the master of ceremonies at some of the Twin Cities premier charity events.

Frank Vascellaro WCCO

Vascellaro is currently working at  WCCO where he works alongside other famous  WCCO anchors and reporters including;

  1. Mike Max
  2. Chris Shaffer
  3. Amelia Santaniello
  4. Heather Brown
  5. Jennifer Mayerle
  6. Jason DeRusha
  7. Mike Augustyniak
  8. Ali Lucia
  9. Liz Collin
  10. David Schuman
  11. Lisa Meadows
  12. Katie Steiner
  13. Erin Hassanzadeh
  14. Jeff Wagner
  15. Bill Hudson
  16. Christiane Cordero
  17. Kate Raddatz
  18. Riley O’Connor
  19. Reg Chapman
  20. Pat Kessler
  21. Susan-Elizabeth Littlefield
  22. Marielle Mohs
  23. John Lauritsen
  24. Kari Patey
  25. Esme Murphy

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