Craig Stevens Biography|Wiki
Craig Stevens is a skilled American journalist working at 7NEWS as an anchor. He is a NATAS Silver Circle recipient and Emmy Award, winner. Steven co-anchors at 5, 6, 10, and 11 pm weeknights with Belkys Nerey. He has been in television news for more than 30 years, the bulk of that time spent in South Florida.
Craig Stevens Age
How old is Stevens? His age is not available now; research is ongoing, and this information will be updated soon. He is around 55 years old.
Craig Stevens Education
He attended graduated from The American University in Washington, D.C. with a major in Communication/Print Journalism and a minor in History in 1990.
Craig Stevens Height|Weight
Stevens stands on an average height of 5 Feet 9 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Craig Stevens Family
He originates from Falmouth, Massachusetts on Cape Cod. However, he has not revealed information regarding his family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon.
Craig Stevens Wife|Married
Steven is happily married to Belky. He shared a post on 16th July 2016 celebrating her birthday.
Craig Stevens Children
He has not revealed whether he has children as he likes to keep his personal life private.
Craig Stevens Career
Stevens started his broadcasting career in 1987 in the mailroom at NBC NEWS in Washington. By election night in 1988, while still a sophomore in college, he was working full-time in the NBC newsroom as an assignment desk assistant. Eventually, he worked on such programs as “NBC Nightly News with Tom Brokaw,” “Today,” and “Meet the Press” as a production assistant.
Beginning in 1990, he worked for two years as a reporter and substitute anchor at WBBH-TV, the NBC affiliate in Fort Myers, before joining WSVN in 1992. Stevens left us for a brief stint in 1997, to anchor weekend news at our Boston sister station, NBC affiliate WHDH, though during that time, much of his work there, was featured here. He went back to WSVN in 1999, anchored weekends and the 5:30 and 6:30 newscasts, before assuming his current duties in May 2001.
Stevens has covered a wide range of stories: several hurricanes beginning with “Andrew,” the Oklahoma City bombing, elections from the local level to national races, including the disputed 2000 Presidential Election from Austin, Texas at 7 News. He worked for weeks following the murder of fashion designer Gianni Versace and the manhunt for Andrew Cunanan, Pope John Paul II’s visits to Cuba and the United States, the death of JFK, Jr., the Elian Gonzalez saga, and Fidel Castro’s visit to the United Nations.
Craig Stevens 7News
Additionally, he also covered from Cuba the flag-raising at the U-S Embassy in Havana and the visit of Pope Francis At 7NEWS, Stevens reported a broad scope of stories: several hurricanes beginning with “Andrew,” the Oklahoma City bombing, elections from the local level to national races, including the disputed 2000 Presidential Election from Austin, Texas.
Furthermore, Stevens has also anchored 7NEWS coverage of such extensive events as Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s return to Haiti, the crash of “Valujet” flight 592, the deadly shootdown of two “Brothers to the Rescue” planes, the September 11th attacks, the launch of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, Castro’s transfer of power to his brother, President Obama’s 2016 state visit to Havana. Moreover, he anchored several successive hours of coverage of Castro’s death and in 2018 the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
Recently, during the coronavirus pandemic, Stevens played a key role in anchoring the far-reaching impact in South Florida. During the 2020 election season, he brought South Florida viewers interviews with President Trump, Former Vice-President Joe Biden, and Senator Kamala Harris. For the fifth time, Craig and Belkys anchored our presidential election night broadcast, leading the WSVN news team for several hours of local coverage in November 2020.
Craig Stevens Awards |Achievement
Steven has won several honors for his work and contributions to the community. He is the recipient of eight Suncoast regional Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The statues were awarded to our team for superior work covering Hurricane Dorian’s impact in the Bahamas, Hurricane Irma, Fidel Castro’s death, the deadly shooting at the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, a dangerous chase on a South Florida highway, a tornado in Broward County, and most recently for coverage of the Surfside condominium collapse.
Also, The Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 2014 also awarded Craig the prestigious “Silver Circle” award, for his years of devoted service to the television industry in the Sunshine State. In 2019, 2020, and 2021 readers of the South Florida Gay News named him “Best Local TV Personality.” He was among those named by the University of Miami as a “Communicator of the Year.” In September 2005, “Florida Monthly” magazine named Craig “Best Local TV News Anchor”. The Broward/Palm Beach “New Times” awarded Stevens with the same distinction in 2003. The city of Miami Beach awarded him a key to the city in 2006, recognizing his charitable efforts.
Craig Stevens “Hope and Healing”
Stevens launched WSVN’s effort to improve relations between law enforcement agencies and the communities they serve in 2016. He hosted the “Hope and Healing” town hall meeting featuring members of Congress, state and local leaders, and members of the law enforcement community.
Stevens originates from Falmouth, Massachusetts on Cape Cod, and, in 1990, graduated from The American University in Washington, D.C. with a major in Communication/Print Journalism and a minor in History. He resides in Greater Miami with his black lab Parker.
Stevens is active in a number of charities and organizations. He is an officer with the Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences where he also chairs a committee that mentors young TV professionals throughout the southeastern United States. He also serves as a National Trustee of the organization. In 2003, he served as grand marshal at the Wilton Manors Stonewall Street Festival and Parade. For several years, he hosted the annual AIDS Walk Miami, which raises funds to promote HIV awareness, prevention, testing, and treatment in the South Florida community.
Craig Stevens Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which Stevens earns from his broadcasting career.
Craig Stevens Social Media Platforms
Stevens is very active on all social media accounts and he is often seen posting on his platforms. He has over 4.6k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.5 k followers on Instagram.