A native of Elgin, Illinois, Frank Vascellaro is an American anchor and reporter working as a weekday news anchor at WCCO at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m.
Vascellaro attended the United States Air Force Academy. He later transferred to the University of Colorado at Boulder. He went on to study broadcasting at Columbia College in Chicago, Ill.
Frank Vascellaro WCCO
Vascellaro works as a co-anchor of WCCO’s weekday news at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m together with his wife Amelia Santaniello. Prior to joining the station, he worked at WAND-TV in Decatur, Ill. He also worked at WHOI-TV in Peoria, Ill. as an anchor/reporter.
In 2008, he was recognized by The Society of Professional Journalists with its broadcast award for Investigative Reporting.
Vascellaro was also awarded Regional Emmy for Best Anchor in 2011 and 2012.
Frank Vascellaro Age
Vascellaro was born in 1962. He is 58 years old as of 2020.
Frank Vascellaro Parents and Siblings
Vascellaro is the son of the late Rosalie Marie and the late Sam. His mother was a homemaker and a teacher’s aid for 25 years at the Holm Elementary School. Marie was also a regular on the WCCO-TV where she shared her recipes on her own segments, “The Grannie.”
Marie hosted the segment together with her friend Doris Rosen. The two friends even won a Regional Emmy Award. Frank’s mother died in June 2018 at the age of 94 years after a short illness.
Vascellaro has one sibling; a sister named Angela. He also has two nieces from his sister.
Frank Vascellaro Wife and Children
Vascellaro is married to his wife Amelia Santaniello, an anchor as well as a reporter working at WCCO together with her husband. They co-anchor the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. news during weekdays.
Frank and Amelia became the first married couple to co-anchor a daily news program in the Twin Cities on June 29, 2006.
The couple got married in 1999 in Florence, Italy. They have three children together and two dogs. The family resides in Minneapolis.
Frank Vascellaro Salary and Net Worth
It is not yet known how much money Vascellaro earns as a weekday news anchor. However, according to WCCO News anchors/reporter’s salaries, the average annual salary is $43 000.
His net worth is under review. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.