Joe Torres Biography
Joe Torres is an American journalist who serves ABC7 New York as a weekend co-anchor of the 5, 6, and 11 o’clock editions of Eyewitness News This Weekend. Additionally, he hosts a 30-minute public affairs program, Tiempo airing on Sunday morning at 11:30. The program targets the expanding Latino population in the New York metropolitan region. He joined the station in 1996 as a general assignment reporter.
Joe Torres Age
Torres was born on 2 June 1963 in the United States. He is 58 years old as of 2021. He celebrates his birthday on 2 June every year.
Joe Torres Height
Torres is at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Joe Torres Family
Torres 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 Jeff has any siblings.
Joe Torres Wife
Torres is married to Fran Torres. They tied the knot on August 31, 1991, and together the couple has been blessed with two sons.
Joe Torres Net Worth
Torres has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Joe Torres Salary
Torres earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Joe Torres Education
Torres attended P.S. 198 until the sixth grade when his family moved to Northern Westchester County. He is a graduate of John Jay High School in Cross River. Further, he continued his education after high school at SUNY Brockport, where he received a Bachelor Of Science degree in Communications.
Joe Torres Career
Torres serves ABC7 New York as a weekend co-anchor of the 5, 6, and 11 o’clock editions of Eyewitness News This Weekend. Additionally, he hosts a 30-minute public affairs program, Tiempo airing on Sunday morning at 11:30. The program targets the expanding Latino population in the New York metropolitan region. He joined the station in 1996 as a general assignment reporter.
Joe began his career as a general assignment reporter for Eyewitness News in 1996. Further, he has built a reputation as one of the best street reporters in the country’s top television market over the last two decades. On a side note, his strength is his adaptability. Whatever the topic, whether it’s crime, politics, religion, education, transportation, or business, Joe has covered it all with an engaging and energetic style that fellow New Yorkers have come to know and love.
His thorough coverage of Popes John Paul II, Benedict XVI, and Francis is perhaps the most unforgettable for audiences. Additionally, he accompanied Pope John Paul II on his travels to Cuba, Mexico, and the Holy Land before his death, supplying New Yorkers with local perspectives on world affairs.
Joe was in Rome for the Pope’s Silver Jubilee and his burial, when millions of people flocked to the Vatican to say goodbye to the spiritual leader. In April of 2005, Joe was in St. Peter’s Square when the white smoke from the Sistine Chapel announced Pope Benedict XVI’s election to the world. Three years later, Joe covered Pope Benedict’s visit to New York in great detail.
In March of 2013, Joe returned to the Vatican and St. Peter’s Square to witness Pope Francis’ historic election as the church’s first pontiff from Latin America. Moreover, his unique storytelling abilities won him a Peabody Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award for his coverage of the world-changing September 11th incidents.
Also, he attained an Emmy nomination in 2001 for his coverage of the Greenpoint Gas Tank Explosions. Joe began his television career as an NBC Page in New York in 1987. His first news job was at WSAV-TV in Savannah, Georgia, where he covered county government as a general assignment reporter and beat reporter.
Joe then went to work as a Consumer Reporter, general assignment reporter, and Weekend Anchor for ABC affiliate WNEP-TV in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. In 1992, he landed a job as the Jersey Shore correspondent for Disney/ABC-owned WPVI-TV in Philadelphia. Torres still lives in the town where he grew up with his wife Fran and their two sons.
Joe Torres ABC7
Torres is working at ABC7 where he works alongside other famous ABC7 anchors and reporters including;
- Amy Freeze
- Sandra Bookman
- Hank Cavagnaro
- Mike Marut
- Bryce Newberry
- Molly Oak
- Tony Plohetski
- Erica Proffer
- Mari Salazar
- Hunter Williams
- Mike Rush
- Mariel Ruiz
- Hannah Rucker
- Yvonne Nava
- Jason Mikell
- Bryan Mays
- Erika Lopez
- Jenni Lee
- Jeff Jones
- Shane Hinton
- Terri Gruca
- Ashley Goudeau
- Emily Giangreco
- Jake Garcia
- Brittany Flowers
- Quita Culpepper
Joe Torres Social Media Platforms
Torres is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 16k followers on Twitter, over 3k followers on Instagram, and over 79k followers on Facebook.