Mary Calvi

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Mary Calvi
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Born (1969-06-11) June 11, 1969 (age 47)
Westchester County, NY, U.S.
Residence Yonkers, New York
Nationality American
Education magna cum laude in broadcast journalism (undergraduate) with additional studies in Nutritional Sciences; the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University,
Syracuse, New York, June 1989
Occupation Journalist
Spouse(s) Mike Spano
Children Michael, Alexandra, Christopher

Mary Calvi (born June 11, 1969) is an American television journalist and First Lady of the City of Yonkers, N.Y. She is the co-anchor of "CBS2 This Morning" and "CBS2 At Noon" at WCBS-TV in New York City, and the recipient of 9 Emmy Awards.

Early life and education[edit]

Calvi graduated magna cum laude with a degree in broadcast journalism from the S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University , in June 1989, a private university located in Syracuse, New York.


Calvi began her career at a New York radio station as a news anchor and reporter.

She then served as news anchor and assistant news director for the News 12 Networks in Westchester, which operates seven regional cable-television news channels in the New York metropolitan area.

In March 2002, Calvi joined WCBS — a local broadcast-television station located in New York City, New York, and the flagship station of the CBS broadcast-television network — where she most recently has served as an anchor and correspondent.


Calvi is the recipient of six Emmy Awards,[1] including for her breaking-news reportage of the "Miracle on the Hudson", the 2009 emergency landing of US Airways Flight 1549. She has also received Emmy Award nominations in the "breaking news" and "special reports" categories.

Appearance in popular culture[edit]

The HBO documentary film Indian Point: Imagining the Unimaginable (2004), directed by Rory Kennedy, features several video clips of Calvi on News 12 Westchester.

Personal life[edit]

Calvi has three children with her husband, Mike Spano, elected mayor of Yonkers NY in 2011. They reside in Yonkers, New York, a city adjacent to New York City.[2]


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