Tony Aiello

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Tony Aiello (born March 6, 1963) is a television reporter for WCBS-TV in New York City. He joined the station in October, 2002 after spending more than four years at WNBC New York. After almost a decade covering the northern suburbs from the WCBS-TV bureau in White Plains, NY, Aiello now is based at the CBS Broadcast Center in Manhattan.

Aiello came to New York in 1996 to work for WBIS+, a new station started by Dow Jones & Company. Prior to New York, he worked at network affiliates WITI in Milwaukee, WI and WTVF in Nashville, TN, which is where he began using the name "Tony" on-air. Prior to Nashville, at jobs in Greenville, SC, Charlottesville, VA, and Winchester, VA, Aiello used his given name, "Carm."

Aiello was graduated from Indiana University in 1985 with a degree in telecommunications. At IU he was a brother of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He also was a member of the prestigious Indiana University Student Foundation Steering Committee.

In 2006, Aiello appeared in an episode of Snapped on the Oxygen Network to comment on the case of a woman accused of stabbing her husband. He also has appeared on Court TV to discuss high-profile criminal cases he has covered.

Aiello is active in the Westchester County, NY arts scene. He is a former board member of ArtsWestchester and is on the board of the Westchester Philharmonic.

Aiello's wife Elizabeth is formerly a senior vice president at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. The couple has two children and reside in New Rochelle, New York.