Ben Simmoneau Bio, Wiki, WCVB-TV, Age, Education, Height, Family, Wife, Children, and Career

Ben Simmoneau Biography/Profile

Ben Simmoneau is a skilled American journalist currently working at WCVB-TV. The Award-winning, veteran journalist is an Anchor/Reporter for NewsCenter 5 at 4 PM, 5 PM, and 5:30 PM.

Notably, Simmoneau joining Channel 5 marked a return to Hearst Television for him. He started his career at WGAL, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate in Harrisburg-Lancaster, PA. Later, he joined NewsCenter 5 from WNYW, the Fox flagship station in New York City where he served as a weekday morning anchor since June 2013. Before joining Fox, he spent five years working as an anchor and investigative reporter for KYW, the CBS-owned television station in Philadelphia.

Ben Simmoneau Age| Birthday

How old is Simmoneau? He is around 50 years old as of 2023. His age is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.

Ben Simmoneau Education

Simmoneau graduated from Ithaca College with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Ben Simmoneau Height|Weight

He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.

Ben Simmoneau Family

Simmoneau was born in the united state, however, he has not revealed information regarding his family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

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Ben Simmoneau Wife|Married

He is a happily married man but he has not disclosed information about his wife. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Ben Simmoneau Children| kids

Simmoneauis blessed with two children but he has not disclosed information about them. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Ben Simmoneau Career

Simmoneau leads the WCVB’s nationally recognized consumer reporting franchise, “Ben Has Your Back.” He has helped hundreds of viewers recoup thousands of dollars that are rightfully theirs, while sharing lessons learned so that others can avoid similar pitfalls, by confronting businesses, state agencies, and federal programs to get answers for Massachusetts residents who need a hand.

Simmoneau graduated from Ithaca College with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Following his graduation, he worked for Chris Matthews as a researcher on his bestselling book American: Beyond Our Grandest Notions. Most importantly, Simmoneau received the first-place award for “On-Air Personality – Television” at the 2017 Sound Bites Awards presented by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association. In addition, he is a six-time Emmy winner who has also been honored twice with an Edward R. Murrow award; once at WGAL for investigative reporting and once for his role as part of the team at KYW which won for Station Excellence. His innovative coverage of the 2006 mid-term elections earned him a Walter Cronkite Award from the University of Southern California for excellence in political journalism.

In addition, Simmoneau served on the Executive Council of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America Greater New York Chapter in New York. Currently, he works actively with the New England Chapter, hosting the annual Take Steps walk fundraiser and the organization’s largest annual event the Fete of Food and Wine. On top of that, he has worked in the past with the Children’s Miracle Network and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.

Simmoneau is an avid runner and he enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with his beloved wife and their two children.

Ben Simmoneau WCVB-TV

WCVB-TV, also known as channel 5 is a television station in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The station is affiliated with ABC and owned by Hearst Television. Its studios are located on TV Place in Needham, Massachusetts, and its transmitter is located on Cedar Street, as well as in Needham, on a tower that is shared with several other television and radio stations. The nearby Manchester, New Hampshire, is considered part of the Boston media market, making WCVB-TV part of a nominal duopoly with WMUR-TV or channel 9, that city’s ABC affiliate; however, the two stations maintain separate operations.

WCVB currently broadcasts 43 hours, and 55 minutes of locally produced newscasts each week; with 6 hours, and 35 minutes each weekday, five hours on Saturdays, and six hours on Sundays. It operates an Aérospatiale AS350B helicopter entitled “Sky 5” that is live broadcast capable. In addition, the station shares resources with the two other ABC affiliates in the state for statewide news coverage throughout Massachusetts: WLNE-TV in New Bedford and WGGB-TV in Springfield. Notably, WCAP in Lowell runs audio simulcasts of portions of WCVB’s morning and evening newscasts on weekdays.

Moreover, WCVB’s newscasts are titled NewsCenter 5, and the station’s sports segments are likewise branded as SportsCenter 5. The weather segments were similarly branded as WeatherCenter 5 before 2001. The station is believed to be the only local station permitted to use the SportsCenter name, owned by ESPN, for its sportscasts, owing to its ownership by Hearst and affiliation with ABC, along with its use predating ESPN’s 1979 existence.

Ben Simmoneau Salary|Net Worth

Simmoneau has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his broadcasting career.

Ben Simmoneau Social Media Platforms

He is active on all social media accounts and often posts on his platforms. He has over 8.1k followers on Twitter, 4.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.

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Frequently asked questions about Ben Simmoneau

Who is Ben Simmoneau?

Ben Simmoneau is a skilled American journalist currently working at WCVB-TV. The Award-winning, veteran journalist is an Anchor/Reporter for NewsCenter 5 at 4 PM, 5 PM, and 5:30 PM.

Is Ben Simmoneau Married?

He is a happily married man but he has not disclosed information about his wife. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Where does Ben Simmoneau Live?

Simmoneau has not revealed information regarding his current residence. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

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