Rosanna Scotto Biography
Rosanna Scotto is a famous American Emmy Award-winning Journalist working as an Anchor for FOX 5 New York. She joined FOX 5 New York in 1986. There, she is the co-host of Good Day New York.
Rosanna Scotto Education
She received her education at Visitation Academy, an elementary school in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Next, she attended Packer Collegiate Institute where she graduated in 1976. From 1976 to 1980, she attended The Catholic University of America where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts. Also, she received an honorary doctorate from St. John’s University.
Rosanna Scotto Career
Rosanna works in New York City, New York, U.S.A. for FOX 5 New York as an Anchor. She joined FOX 5 New York in 1986. There, she is the co-host of Good Day New York. She began her career at WTBS, where she was a reporter for two local programs and an associate producer of the station’s evening newscast. In the early 1980s, she returned to New York as a reporter for WABC’s “Good Morning New York”.
After a year with “Good Morning New York” and “The Morning Show,” she went on and joined WABC-TV’s “Eyewitness News” as a reporter. Having covered many major stories in the tri-state area, her assignments have also taken her to Israel, Rome, and across the United States. As a reporter, she won an endless string of coveted assignments including the first exclusive interview with Diana Bianchi, the other woman in the Christie Brinkley divorce case, the Woody Allen/Mia Farrow child custody battle, the notorious “Preppie Murder Trial” and the trials of Joel Steinberg and the “Swiss Nanny”.
Moreover, she has led FOX 5 News to the forefront in getting Marty Tankleff a new trial and was granted an exclusive interview with him in jail. Because of anchoring FOX 5 News at 10 and Good Day New York, she has won four Emmys. In addition, she is the winner of the 1995 New York State Associated Press First Place Award for her report “New York Survival Guide” and also the winner of three other Associated Press First Place Awards, including two special Associated Press Award nominations. Because of her community work, she has received a host of honors and awards.
Rosanna Scotto Age
Rosanna was born on April 29, 1958, therefore she is 65 years old as of October 2023. She thus celebrates her birthday on April 29th of every year.
Rosanna Scotto Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7m) tall.
Rosanna Scotto Family
Scotto was born in New York City, New York, U.S.A. to Anthony Scotto (Father, born on May 10, 1934, but died on August 21, 2021) was an American New York mobster and labor union racketeer. And Marion Scotto (Mother) a mobster. She has three siblings namely; Elaina Scotto, Anthony Scotto Jr., and John Scotto.
Rosanna Scotto Husband
Rosanna is married to the love of her life, Louis John Ruggiero, an American lawyer. They got married in 1986. She and her husband are blessed with two kids. A son named Louis Ruggiero and a daughter named Jenna Ruggiero.
Rosanna Scotto Net Worth
Scotto has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 million – $5 million which she has earned through being an Anchor.
Rosanna Scotto Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $110,500.
Rosanna Scotto Acing Roles
In addition to her broadcasting work, she has had several acting roles. In 1997, she made a cameo appearance as herself on an episode of the Fox police drama New York Undercover. For over 25 years, she has been on Fox. She then appeared as a news anchor in the 1998 movie The Object of My Affection. Also, she had brief roles in the films, Lisa Picard Is Famous in 2000, Ransom in 1996, The Scout from 1994, the remake of Miracle on 34th Street (also 1994), and Ghostbusters (2016).
Rosanna Scotto FOX 5 New York
Rosanna works at FOX 5 New York where she works alongside other notable FOX 5 New York anchors, meteorologists, reporters, and sports anchors including;
- Dan Bowens
- Tina Cervasio
- Nick Gregory
- Bianca Peters
- Audrey Puente
- Lori Stokes
- Chris Welch
- Ines Rosales