Allison Rosati Profile
Allison Rosati is an American award-winning Anchor/Reporter working at NBC 5 News since she joined the team in August 1990. She is the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. newscast co-anchor.
Allison Rosati Education
Rosati attended Gustavus Adolphus College where she studied speech and communications and graduated cum laude in 1985. Gustavus has honored her with its First Decade Award and its Distinguished Alumni award for her achievements in journalism.
Allison Rosati Career / Where is Allison Rosati now?
Rosati serves at NBC 5 Chicago as a news anchor. She began her career in Rochester, Minnesota in 1985. She was hired as a general assignment reporter by KTTC-TV, and less than a year later promoted to producer and co-anchor of the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts.
Rosati later went to WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, New York, where she anchored the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts and also did general assignment reporting. In 1989, Rosati was the local co-host of The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon alongside Barry Lillis.
Rosati first came to WMAQ in Chicago in 1990 as host of First Thing in the Morning. During her morning tenure, she co-hosted Chicago Live along with Warner Saunders from 1991 to 1992. In 1995, Rosati started anchoring the early evening news, and in May 1997, following the controversial hiring of Jerry Springer as a commentator and the resignations of Carol Marin and Ron Magers, Rosati was promoted to co-anchor of NBC 5’s 10 p.m. newscast.
In August 1998, she departed from the Early Evening Newscast in order to concentrate on the station’s short-lived hour-long daytime program NBC 5 Chicago Daytime alongside Nesita Kwan and Byron Miranda. The program was canceled in 1999 due to low ratings.
Quick Facts About Rosati
|Age||58 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$20 million|
In April 1999, she was promoted to co-anchor of NBC 5’s 6 p.m. newscast after Joan Esposito left the station. She also hosted the weekly segment Wednesday’s Child from its inception in 1999 until its final report in 2005.
In 2000, Rosati became host, co-creator, and co-executive producer of the half-hour special series Mom TV. In September 2006, she and Saunders were promoted to anchors of the 5 p.m. newscast, displacing Marion Brooks and Bob Sirott, while still anchoring the 4 p.m (later 4:30) newscasts. For a short time during the 2006 NFL football season, she and Saunders anchored the 10 p.m. Sunday Newscast. After Saunders retired in 2009, Rob Stafford was selected as Rosati’s co-anchor for the NBC 5 evening newscasts.
Allison Rosati Age, Birthday / How old is Allison Rosati?
Rosati was born as Allison Kay Rosati on February 12, 1963, in Dover, Delaware, United States (she is 58 years old as of 2021.)
Allison Rosati Height
Rosati stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches (1.70m) tall.
Allison Rosati Family
Information regarding Rosati’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, there will be an update of the information as soon as it is available.
Allison Rosati Husband / Ex-Husband
Rosati was married to Dr. Lee Dennis from 1993 to 2017. Her ex-husband is a radiologist. The two got married in a traditional Roman Catholic wedding ceremony on March 20, 1993, at the Holy Name Cathedral. They were officially divorced on January 17, 2017. She currently resides in Burr Ridge, Illinois.
Allison Rosati Children
Rosati is a mother of four. She has two sons, Nicholas Lee Dennis (born July 18, 1994), and Stephen Dennis (born October 15, 1996), and two daughters, Katherine Mary Dennis (born June 16, 1998) and Kristen Allison Dennis (born April 7, 2001).
Allison Rosati Salary
Being one of the top news anchors at NBC 5 News, Rosati earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Allison Rosati Net Worth
Rosati has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a news anchor.
Allison Rosati Surgery, Illness
Rosati underwent surgery in September 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, due to an injury to her leg. The pandemic was of favor to her because the pandemic could cause her age in higher risk for severe illness, so she just stayed home.
Allison Rosati Weight Loss
There is no information regarding her weight loss at the moment.
Allison Rosati NBC5 News
At NBC5 News Rosati works alongside;
- David Doebler – President and General Manager of NBC 5 / WMAQ
- Marion Brooks – Anchor/Reporter
- Mary Ann Ahern – Reporter
- Stefan Holt – Anchor/Reporter
- Carol Marin– Reporter
- Dick Johnson – Co-anchor
- Christian Farr – General Assignment Reporter
- Natalie Martinez – General Assignment Reporter
- Kate Chappell – General Assignment Reporter
- Art Norman – General Assignment Reporter
- LeeAnn Trotter – Entertainment Reporter
- Kye Martin – Morning Traffic Reporter
- Lisa Parker – Consumer Investigative Reporter