Anthony Mason Biography
Anthony Mason is a New York-born journalist. He works for CBS News as the co-host of CBS This Morning alongside Tony Dokoupil since 2019.
From September 2021, CBS News President Neeraj Khemlani announced that Mason will be the new culture and entertainment reporter for CBS News. He will be replaced by former NFL player Nate Burlson.
Anthony Mason Age
Mason is 65 years old, he was born on 23rd June 1956 in New York City, New York.
Anthony Mason Height
Mason stands at an estimated height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Anthony Mason Parents
Mason was born and raised in New York. However, his family, parents, siblings, and background information is currently not available.
Anthony Mason Wife, Children
Mason is married to his wife Christina Anne Unhoch. She previously worked as a translator for Interfax News Agency in Moscow when MAson was situated in Russia as a chief correspondent for CBS. Mason and Unhoch got married in 1994. Together they have a daughter and a son.
Mason has a daughter called Emily Mason from his previous marriage. He was married to newspaper columnist Amy Dickinson from 1986 to 1990.
Anthony Mason College
For his high school education, Mason studied at a boarding school in Middletown, Rhode Island called St. George’s School. He then graduated from Georgetown University in 1960 with a Bachelor of Arts – BA in English.
Anthony Mason CBS News
Mason joined CBS News in 1986 as a correspondent. From 1987 to 1990, he was the CBS News London Correspondent and from 1991 to 1993, he became the CBS News Moscow Correspondent.
He won an Emmy for covering the 1991 Soviet coup attempt against Mikhail Gorbachev from Moscow, Russia while in Moscow. While in London, Mason covered the emigration of East German refugees through Hungary as the Iron Curtain started to crack.
CBS This Morning
He came back to the network’s New York studios where he has worked in different positions since 1993. In 1998, he was named the Business Correspondent until 2016. Apart from his duties as a business correspondent, he was also the CBS This Morning Saturday co-anchor.
CBS Sunday Morning
Mason occasionally worked at CBS Sunday Morning as a correspondent and substitute anchor alongside Jane Pauley.
CBS Evening News
Mason was named the interim anchor for CBS Evening News every weekday from June 2017 replacing Scott Pelley. He was the anchor for the prime time slot program until December 4th, 2017 when Jeff Glor took over as the permanent weekday anchor of CBS Evening News.
Anthony Mason Journalist
Mason began his journalism career at KJRH-TV in Tulsa, Oklahoma as a reporter and anchor. He then joined WCAU-TV in Philadelphia owned by CBS and later worked at WCBS-TV in New York City.
Anthony Mason Leaving CBS
In August 2021, CBS News president Neeraj Khemlani announced that Mason will be leaving the CBS This Morning anchor desk to become a reporter for culture and entertainment for CBS News programs. In a memo to the CBS staff, Neeraj shared that;
“He has shared his passion for the kind of storytelling we are looking to increase across the news division and he will take on a new role that is tailor-made for him.
After 40 years as one of the great talents, writing and crafting impeccable pieces that are thought-provoking and memorable, later this summer Anthony will step away from the anchor desk to do what he loves most–reporting stories about culture.”
On his last day as CBS Morning anchor, CBS shared some of his greatest moments as the morning anchor;
This is not a goodbye as he will stay with @CBSNews expanding on culture, art and music across all platforms, continuing to bring his enlightening interviews and unmatched storytelling. pic.twitter.com/uG22kSvTnu
— CBS This Morning (@CBSThisMorning) August 26, 2021
Anthony Mason CBS Salary
Mason earns an estimated annual salary of $386, 875 as a reporter, correspondent, and anchor for CBS News.
Anthony Mason Net Worth 2022
Mason has an estimated net worth of $500 k as an anchor and reporter for CBS News.
Mason Short Bio
- Full name: Anthony Mason
- Age: 65 years old, he was born on
- Date of Birth: 23rd June 1956
- Height: 5 feet 9 inches
- Weight: To be updated
- Parents: To be updated
- Siblings: To be updated
- Wife: Christina Anne Unhoch
- Children: Three children including Emily Mason
- Education: St. George’s School, Georgetown University
- Occupation: Journalist
- Salary: $150 k
- Net Worth: $500 k