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.

Career[edit]

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

Awards[edit]

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]

Education[edit]

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

Family[edit]

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. The family currently resides in Rye, New York.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anthony Mason". CBS News. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Anthony Mason - CBS News". CBS News. Retrieved 8 April 2013.