Castro at the 2008 Tribeca Film Festival
September 29, 1976
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
|Occupation||former anchor pix 11 morning news|
Marysol Castro was the 4-6am anchor of the PIX 11 Morning News at WPIX in New York City and was weather anchor for the The Early Show on CBS in 2011. Prior to that, she was the weather and features correspondent for the weekend edition of Good Morning America on ABC from 2004 to 2010.
Early life and career
Born on September 27, 1976 to Puerto Rican parents in New York City, Castro was raised in the Bronx and attended Public School 83 and Intermediate School 181. She later attended Westtown School, a Quaker boarding school in Pennsylvania and graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut with a Bachelors of Arts degree in 1996. She later obtained a Masters of Arts in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Prior to her career with ABC News, Castro was a general assignment reporter for WPIX in New York. She worked as a reporter for News 12, a local cable news network in the Bronx. She taught briefly at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn as an English teacher. In September 2010, Castro left GMA Weekend. On January 3, 2011, as part of a complete show overhaul, Castro became the weekday weather forecaster for The Early Show on CBS replacing Dave Price. On September 2, 2011, it was announced that she would be leaving her post as weather anchor effective immediately.
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