Stewart Ledbetter Biography
Stewart Ledbetter is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor and Reporter working for WPTZ – NBC5 in Plattsburgh, New York as a senior reporter and evening news anchor. Prior to joining the station in the year 1984, he worked for WJOY-AM and WOCO.
Stewart Ledbetter Age
Ledbetter was born on December 11, 1961, in the United States. He is therefore 62 years old as of 2023 and celebrates his birthday on the 11th of December every year.
Stewart Ledbetter Height
Ledbetter stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 8 inches.
Stewart Ledbetter Family
Ledbetter 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 Ledbetter has any siblings.
Stewart Ledbetter Wife
Ledbetter is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Ledbetter being in any past relationship with anyone. There is also no information regarding whether Ledbetter has any kids or not.
Stewart Ledbetter Net Worth
Ledbetter has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.
Stewart Ledbetter Salary
Ledbetter earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Stewart Ledbetter Education
Ledbetter is a proud alumnus of the University of Vermont, where he majored in Economics. It is known that he served his high school’s newspaper as the editor, although the name of his high school is unknown.
Stewart Ledbetter Career
Ledbetter serves at NBC5 – WPTZ-TV as a senior reporter (since 1987) and evening news anchor. He joined the station as a reporter based in Burlington bureau reporting on City Hall, and then transitioned to the Statehouse in Montpelier, later on. As a senior reporter, he has reported on the initial murder trial that allowed cameras to capture the proceedings in Vermont. During the ’90s, Ledbetter held the position of NBC5’s News Director, overseeing the launch of the region’s Sunday morning newscasts. Additionally, he played a key role in introducing one of the nation’s pioneer local TV newscasts on the internet.
Before joining WPTZ, Ledbetter worked for WOKO (then – WQCR-FM) and WJOY-AM in South Burlington, Vermont, as host of 15 live daily newscasts. He has also worked at several other radio stations in Vermont. He has served at Vermont Public Television as a Moderator and Host for “Vermont This Week”, a signature program. While in college, he volunteered as a news director at WRUV-FM.
Throughout his career, he has covered many stories. While at WPTZ, he reported on big political events, like the surprising Jim Jeffords United States Senate switch, the New Hampshire primaries, and the civil union fight. In the 2003-2004 election time, Ledbetterjourneyed across the country, covering Vermont Gov. Howard Dean’s run for President and reporting from the Democratic National Convention.
Over the years, Ledbetter received 20 top awards from the New York Broadcasters Association and the New York and Vermont Associated Press. He made “Champlain 2000,” a series about the environment that won a regional Emmy Award. He was also the president of the New York AP Broadcast Association. In the year 2004, Ledbetter got the Distinguished Service Award from the Vermont Associated Press.
Stewart Ledbetter WPTZ – NBC5
Ledbetter is working at WPTZ – NBC5 where he works alongside other famous WPTZ – NBC5 meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Sarahbeth Ackerman
- Alice Kang
- Liz Strzepa
- Brian Colleran
- Jack Thurston
- Lauren Granada
- Adrian Pastor
- Jeff Rossen
- Tyler Boronski
Stewart Ledbetter Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook and Twitter. He has over 4.2K followers on Twitter.