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Get to Know Maria Stephanos - Facts About This Beautiful and Talented Journalist

Published Mon May 03 2021 By Aashika
Get to Know Maria Stephanos - Facts About This Beautiful and Talented Journalist

Maria Stephanos is a prominent television personality who has been working as a journalist. She has been contributing to the broadcast industry for more than two decades.  

Furthermore, she has worked with reputed channels like "WCVB" and "WFXT-TV". Let's look at the below paragraphs to know more about her. 

How  Much Does Stephanos Net Worth?

Stephanos has an estimated net worth of $2 million which she earned from her successful journalist career. Maria began her career in 1997 as a reporter and news anchor. She joined "FOX 25 News" as a chief anchor. 

Then also worked in radio stations such as "WBUR", "WCBS Radio", "NPR Radio" and "RADIO".  She has worked in news channels, including "WCVB Channel 5", "NewsCenter 5", "Chief Meteorologist Harvey Leonard", and "Sports Anchor Mike Lynch".

Maria has covered stories for which she is appreciated for her work like the Presidental recount vote live from Florida, the 9/11 attacks, and so on.   

Maria Stephanos anchoring for "FO 25". 
Image Source: Youtube

Did Maria Won Any Awards?

The news reporter has received numerous awards. She is a four-time "Emmy Award" winner-broadcaster. In 2000, achieve an "Associated Press Award" for the outstanding feature writing and presentation. 

Maria was honored for the coverage of Karen Grant by winning the "2005 Sword of Hope Award". Likewise, she won the "Edward R. Murrow Awards" and the "Clarion Award". Apart from it, her huge achievement was when she was honored in "Grand Glacier". 

Charity Works

"NewsCenter 5" co-anchor has equally engaged in the charity works. She is a supporter of several philanthropic institutions, chiefly, The American Heart Association, The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. 

Similarly, are a member of The Make-A-Wish Foundation Action for Boston Community Development, Relay for Life, and Rosie's Place. As we know, she is an animal lover and also is the charitable support to the "homeless dogs". 

Wife of An Artist

Mrs. Stephanos is married to an artist, Dale Stephanos. They met in Junior High School where they were the student and became sweethearts. The couple has not revealed their wedding date but after completing their education they exchanged their vows. Currently, the pair is blessed with two children and is living a joyful life.

Maria Stephanos with her husband Dale Stephanos.
Image Source: Twitter


She is the proud mother of two children with her husband. Her kids' names are Liam Stephanos and Isabella Stephanos. Maria has kept her children away from the limelight and prefers them to live a private life. 

Maria Stephanos with her two children Liam Stephanos and Isabella Stephanos. 
Image Source: Boston Herald

Family Background

Maria Stephanos was born on 4th November 1964, in Groveland, Massachusetts, in the United States. Her parents are Lois Athena Nionakis but her father's name has not been revealed yet. Her mother's used to work at MIT Instrumentation Laboratory who passed away in 2019 at age of 79. 

On the other hand, her father was a beauty salon designer and salesman who is 84 years now. She is blessed with one sibling, Nicole Kieser. 


An anchor was a student of Emerson College in Boston. There she completed her education and got Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Mass Communication. 

Early Job 

Before being a TV personality, Stephanos was a waitress at the Village Pancake House in Rowley. Later, served at the Club Casino at Hampton Beach, where she met many popular local bands and comedian. By working as a waitress, she improves her communication skills by dealing with different personalities which have been also helpful for her in journalism.

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