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Ken Rosato | Biography

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  • Full Name Ken Rosato
  • Birth Date May 04, 1967
  • Age 55 Years, 4 Months
  • Ethnicity White
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace New Rochelle, New York, USA
  • Zodiac Sign Aries
  • Occupation Journalist, Anchor, Correspondent
  • High School Regis High School
  • University New York University
  • Education Graduated
  • Relationship Status Undisclosed
  • Net Worth Undisclosed
Anchor of Channel 7's top-rated 'Eyewitness News This Morning'

Ken Rosato | Biography

Joined Eyewitness News in 2003

He started as a freelance reporter for Eyewitness News in 2003 and was promoted to morning and noon anchor in 2007. On 13 March 2007, Rosato took over for Steve Bartelstein, who had been fired from WABC-TV.


Ken Rosato is a renowned award-winning journalist from the United States currently working as the anchor of Channel 7's top-rated program, Eyewitness News This Morning.

Who is Ken Rosato?

Ken Rosato is a journalist and news correspondent.

He went to Regis High School in New York City and later graduated from New York University to continue a bachelor's degree in film, television, and radio. Upon completing his undergraduate studies, he earned a master's degree in Spanish and Italian. 

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Rosato has been passionate about broadcasting since the age of 12. He also aired his news program on a local channel in his hometown, New Rochelle.

He started as a freelance reporter for Eyewitness News in 2003 and was promoted to morning and noon anchor in 2007. On 13 March 2007, Rosato took over for Steve Bartelstein, who had been fired from WABC-TV. 

As of now, Rosato co-hosts the morning newscasts on WABC-TV with Shirleen Allicot. He anchors ABC 7's Eyewitness News This Morning from 4.30 to 7 a.m. every morning. The station encompasses New York City, New Jersey, Long Island, and the surrounding areas.

The journalist joined WABC-TV from WNYW-TV in New York, where he worked as a reporter and anchor for the morning and midday news. He formerly served at WFOR-TV in Miami/Fort Lauderdale as a news correspondent, where he was nominated for a Suncoast Emmy Award.

Ken Rosato on sets
Ken Rosato on sets of Eyewitness News This Morning in 2021  (Photo: Instagram)​​​​​

He was previously an anchor for WETM-TV in Elmira/Binghamton, NY, where he received a New York State Associated Press Award. Rosato also served at WLNY-TV as a news director and anchor, and he was a regular commentator on WLIW-21 TV's Edition.

In addition, he has covered the news on 1010 WINS, the nation's #1 all-news radio station, and served as News Director and main anchor at WBLI-FM on Long Island.

Where Does He Live?

Ken Rosato was born in New Rochelle, New York, USA, on 4 May 1967. He now lives in New Jersey.

Is Ken Rosato Gay?

There is no information about Rosato being gay. However, he has publicly supported the LGBTIQ+ family on several occasions. On 25 June 2017, he also covered The Pride march, which was the first time it went live in television history. He also covered the Pride Day event in 2019.

Similarly, in June 2021, he also shared a post regarding the NYC 51st Pride March on his Instagram, which he covered with Join Sam Champion, Lauren Glassberg, and Kemberly Richardson.

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Is Ken Rosato Married? 

There's no comment on whether or not he's married. He did, however, publish a picture of Lori Stokes, one of his co-workers, and said she was his work-wife.

He Had a Kidney Surgery

In April 2010, Rosato was out of work for three weeks because of surgery. He was informed long ago that one of his kidneys was non-functional and would eventually need to be removed. 

After it became symptomatic, his doctors felt it needed to be removed as soon as possible. Thankfully, his other kidney is in perfect working order.

Rosato also took to his social media to thank his well-wishers. "Thanks so much to my wonderful WABC family and to all of you who've sent so many well-wishes!" He wrote. 

Did You Know?

On 4 May 2017, on Rosato's birthday, his co-worker Candace Mccowan wished him a happy birthday on Facebook.

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