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Happy Ernie Anastos Day!

Today is Ernie Anastos Day in New York. 

Anastos is being recognized by Mayor Bill de Blasio with a special reception and his own day today.  Read more... https://www.adweek.com/tvspy/happy-ernie-anastos-day-fox-anchor-honored-by-nyc-mayor/187541

Mayor to honor Ernie Anastos

Emmy-award winning news anchor Ernie Anastos will be honored by Mayor Bill de Blasio with a special reception Tuesday.  The mayor will declare March 21 "Ernie Anastos Day in New York" in recognition of the Fox 5 anchor.  Read more... http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv/mayor-de-blasio-honor-news-anchor-ernie-anastos-article-1.3003708

Ernie's Uplifting Stories

Ernie Anastos has been talking to kids for years, and, sadly, he's found a theme: They have a pretty dismal view of TV news.  Time after time, these kids inevitably say that the only way they'd get on the news is if they killed someone.  Read more... http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv-movies/wnyw-ch-5-anchor-ernie-anastos-put-positive-spin-nightly-news-uplifting-stories-article-1.117329

The Importance of Being Ernie

Cops love him. So do schoolchildren, and their parents, and nice old ladies, and waiters in Greek diners, and charity bigwigs, and late-night comedians. Read more... https://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/31/nyregion/31ernie.html?_r=0

Q & A with Ernie Anastos

Lifetime Emmy Award winner Ernie Anastos has been the voice of Big Apple news for more than three decades. In 1985, the New York Institute of Technology named him Anchorman of the Year; last year, the school granted him an honorary doctorate. This month, Anastos – now anchoring for WNYW-TV – joined the NYIT Board of Trustees.  Read more... https://libn.com/2014/03/24/qa-ernie-anastos-wnyw-tv-anchor/

Ernie's Big New

Veteran TV news anchor Ernie Anastos has penned a children's book about an intrepid reporter named - What else? - Ernie."Ernie and the Big Newz" tells the story of a youngster who follows his dream to become a member of the popular Big Newz team in New York.  Read more...

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/tv-movies/anastos-book-kids-big-newz-scoop-article-1.252773

Put more positive news on TV!

Fox’s New York City affiliate is aiming for fewer stories about car crashes, fires and crime on its 6 p.m. newscast. “People are always asking about more coverage on issues and stories that can help us to better understand our lives and the changes around us,” he said in a statement to The Huffington Post. “This is what we’re going to do at 6pm.”  Read more... https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/10/ernie-anastos-new-show-6-pm_n_5574727.html

Ernie Anastos shares his views

WNYW news anchor Ernie Anastos on the cultural differences and work ethic in Greece.  Read more... https://video.foxbusiness.com/v/4183577/?#sp=show-clips

Positively Ernie

The pressure of being the font of information in this city is intense. But it is a responsibility that Ernie Anastos does with circumspection and with a smile. After all, he is New York. Forever synonymous with our fair metropolis, Mr. Anastos has enjoyed recognition and success beyond which many achieve.  Read more...

https://www.corcoran.com/nyc/PressMention/Display/14848

Stanford focuses on media

STAMFORD -- After an estimated 15,000 newscasts over 40 years in broadcasting, New York Fox 5 anchor Ernie Anastos said he would like to see the media give up the "if it bleeds, it leads" template in favor of more balanced coverage.  Read more... https://www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/article/Civility-series-focuses-on-media-3917326.php

Up Close and personal

Ernie Anastos, an Emmy award-winning Fox News (news anchor for the mass media and TV celebrity) broadcaster and the first Greek-American anchor in the country states: “I am very proud of my Greek heritage. I am extremely proud of my family and all of the good values and qualities that they’ve passed on to me.  Read more...

https://usa.greekreporter.com/2011/05/25/up-close-and-personal-with-emmy-award-winning-greek-american-broadcaster-ernie-anastos/

Magazine Articles

Ernie Anastos - NY's TV Legend

Take a look at the fantastic article on page 18!  Read more... https://issuu.com/downtownmagazine/docs/spring_2015_edited_5734c01bf8784c

NYIT Board of Trustees

Excellent article on this tremendous honor as Ernie Anastos joins the NYIT Board of Trustees

Read more...

https://www.nyit.edu/files/magazine/NYITMagazine_V12N02_Summer2014.pdf

Fair Media Council Awards

Humbled to have been honored with this Lifetime Achievement Award for being the Best in Local News!  Read more... https://www.fairmediacouncil.org/2016-folio-awards-journal/