Anthony Mason (journalist)

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Anthony Mason
Born (1956-06-23) June 23, 1956 (age 60)
New York City
Residence Westchester County, New York
Nationality American
Education St. George's School,[1][2]
Rhode Island
Alma mater Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. B.A. English; Minor in Government (1980) [3]
Occupation Journalist, correspondent, presenter
Employer CBS News, New York City
Known for Senior Correspondent, Business and Economics, CBS News [4]
News anchor, CBS This Morning (weekdays)
Co-anchor of CBS This Morning Saturday with Vinita Nair
New York Associated Press Award for General Excellence of Individual Reporting on Vietnam veterans (1985)
Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement by a reporter and the Pennsylvania Associated Press Award for best feature story [3]
Correspondent for CBS since 1986 [5]
Spouse(s) Christina Anne Unhoch
Amy Dickinson (1986–1990)
Family One daughter and one son, and a daughter from a previous marriage

Anthony Mason (born June 23, 1956 in New York City) is Senior Correspondent for business and economics for CBS News.[6] He has been a correspondent for CBS since 1986.[7] He is a news anchor for the weekday edition of CBS This Morning and co-anchor of CBS This Morning Saturday with Alex Wagner.

Education[edit]

Mason was educated at St. George's School,[1][8] a private Episcopal co-educational university-preparatory boarding school in Middletown, Newport County, Rhode Island, from which he graduated in 1974,[1] followed by Georgetown University, a private research university in Washington, D.C., where he obtained a B.A. in English with a minor in government, in 1980.[3]

Career[edit]

Mason has reported from more than 30 countries for CBS. He has been working in New York City since 1993. He contributed award-winning coverage of the 1991 Soviet coup attempt from Moscow.[3]

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.[3]

Family[edit]

Mason is married to Christina Anne Unhoch and together they have one daughter and one son. The family reside in Manhattan, New York.[3]

Mason also has one daughter from a previous marriage to advice columnist Amy Dickinson (1986–1990).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "The Head of School's Report - St George's School - Fall 2014". 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Anthony Mason". CBS News. December 26, 2013. Retrieved November 15, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Anthony Mason – CBS News". CBS News. March 27, 2007. Retrieved March 20, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Anthony Mason". CBS News. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  5. ^ http://www.cbsnews.com/team/anthony-mason/
  6. ^ "Anthony Mason". CBS News. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  7. ^ http://www.cbsnews.com/team/anthony-mason/
  8. ^ "Anthony Mason". CBS News. December 26, 2013. Retrieved November 15, 2016.