Ben Simmoneau Bio, Education, WCVB News, Awards, Twitter

Ben Simmoneau Biography

Ben Simmoneau is an American  Anchor/Reporter for WCVB’s NewsCenter 5 at 4:30, 5:00, and 5:30 PM, as well as The 10 O’Clock News on MeTV Boston.

Ben Simmoneau Education

Before graduating from Ithaca College with a journalism degree, Simmoneau worked for Chris Matthews as a researcher on his bestselling book American: Beyond Our Grandest Notions.

Ben Simmoneau Wife

Ben is married with two amazing kids – a girl, 4, and a boy, I noticed my wife cleaned up my tie mess in the closet — and she color-coordinated them! #wcvb

Ben Simmoneau Net Worth

Simmoneau estimated net worth is underreview.

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Ben Simmoneau WCVB News

Award-winning, veteran journalist, Ben , is an Anchor/Reporter for WCVB’s NewsCenter 5 at 4:30, 5:00, and 5:30 PM, as well as The 10 O’Clock News on MeTV Boston.

Joining WCVB Channel 5 marked a return to Hearst Television for Ben who began his career at WGAL, the Hearst-owned NBC affiliate in Harrisburg-Lancaster, PA. Ben joined NewsCenter 5 from WNYW, the Fox flagship station in New York City where he worked as a weekday morning anchor since June 2013.

Prior to joining Fox, Ben spent five years working as an anchor and investigative reporter for KYW, the CBS-owned television station in Philadelphia. In New York, Ben served on the Executive Council of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America Greater New York Chapter.

He now works actively with the New England Chapter, hosting the annual Take Steps to walk fundraiser and the organization’s largest annual event the Fete of Food and Wine.  He has also worked in the past with the Children’s Miracle Network and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.

Ben Simmoneau Awards

Ben received the first-place award for “On-Air Personality – Television” at the 2017 Sound Bites Awards presented by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association. He is also a three-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. Ben’s 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.

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