Vince DeMentri

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Vince DeMentri (born 1967) is an American broadcast journalist who is the main news anchor for WICS-TV in Springfield, Illinois.

DeMentri graduated from Temple University with a B.A. in broadcast journalism. He also played football for the Temple Owls as a linebacker from 1983 to 1985. He began his career as a Sports Producer for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia and worked for WOI-TV as a Weekend Anchor in 1989. He was later an Investigative Reporter and Anchor for WDIV-TV in Detroit, Michigan and WPRI-TV in Providence, Rhode Island.

In 1993 DeMentri joined CBS' flagship WCBS-TV in New York as a reporter, and became anchor of the station's weekend evening newscasts. He stayed there until 2003, when he moved to NBC's Philadelphia affiliate, WCAU-TV.[1] DeMentri won several awards for his reporting for WCBS and WCAU, including seven Emmys for investigative reporting and a National Edward R. Murrow Award for his reporting on the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.[2] While at WCAU DeMentri served as anchor for the early evening newscasts as well as ones produced for WPHL-TV by the station.

He is divorced from Pat James DeMentri, a morning show hostess for QVC, and has one daughter. DeMentri appeared in the 1998 film U.S. Marshals as a reporter.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vince DeMentri". Personalities. NBC10.com. Retrieved 2006-07-28. 
  2. ^ "The Investigators: Vince DeMentri". NBC10.com. 2006-03-24. Retrieved 2006-07-28. 
  3. ^ "Full Cast and Crew for U.S. Marshals". Internet Movie Database. IMDb. Retrieved 2006-07-28.