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Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 21 2014

“Year of Turkey 2014” Webinar: Video-Conferencing Using Zoom

Apr 21 2014

Internship Certificate Program - Orientation II

Apr 22 2014

Citation Workshop

Apr 22 2014

Citation Workshop

Apr 22 2014

C.H.I. Garden Party

Ernie Anastos

New York Emmy Award-Winning TV News Anchor
Doctor of Humane Letters

Ernie Anastos is a distinguished and popular Emmy Award-winning broadcaster for Fox’s WNYW-TV in New York. He is also the creator and host of the program "Positively Ernie," which informs, entertains, and inspires viewers about people and stories that impact our community, country, and world. As a dynamic New York Hall of Fame broadcaster, Anastos has an extraordinary record of achievement, including more than 30 Emmy awards and nominations. He is the only New York TV anchor to receive the coveted "Lifetime Emmy Award.”

Anastos has covered major stories that have shaped the past three decades, including the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks. He met with Fidel Castro in Cuba to produce a series of special reports on the anniversary of the Cuban revolution. As part of an official pastoral trip, he has traveled to the war-torn countries of El Salvador and Nicaragua. He has interviewed top world leaders including Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, and Bill Clinton, as well as Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and South African Bishop Desmond Tutu.

He has gained national experience as a news anchor and substitute host for ABC's Good Morning America and The CBS Morning News and created and hosted informational programs for CBS, Lifetime and ABC. Anastos is also a celebrated author who recently introduced a series of children's books titled, Ernie and the Big Newz, with proceeds donated to The Make-a-Wish Foundation. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northeastern University.

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