Anthony Mason (journalist)

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Anthony Mason (born 23 June 1956 in New York) is senior correspondent for business and economics for CBS news.[1] He has been a correspondent with CBS since 1998. He is News-Anchor for the weekday edition of CBS This Morning and Co-Anchor of CBS This Morning Saturday alongside Vinita Nair.


Mason has reported from more than 30 countries for CBS. He has been working in New York since 1993. He contributed award-winning coverage of the 1991 Soviet coup attempt from Moscow.[2]


In 1985, Mason won the New York Associated Press award for General Excellence of Individual Reporting on Vietnam veterans. He also won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement by a reporter and the Pennsylvania Associated Press Award for best feature story.[2]


Mason obtained his B.A. in English with a minor in government from Georgetown University in 1980.[2]


Mason is married to his wife Christina Anne Unhoch and together they have one daughter and one son. Mason also has one daughter from a previous marriage to advice columnist Amy Dickinson (1986-1990). The family reside in Westchester County, New York.[2]

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  1. ^ "Anthony Mason". CBS News. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Anthony Mason - CBS News". CBS News. March 27, 2007. Retrieved March 20, 2015.