Ken Rosato, anchor for the morning edition of WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News, will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the 2016 Bishop's Humanitarian Award Dinner to be held on Wednesday, June 29th. Ken Rosato has been donating his time to support our charitable fundraiser since 2008.
Mr. Rosato joined WABC-TV in December of 2003 as a freelance reporter after spending a year across town at FOX-5 where he was the morning and midday anchor and a reporter.
He also spent five years as an anchor and reporter at WFOR-TV, the CBS-owned station in Miami/Fort Lauderdale where he covered a number of major hurricanes. While there, he covered the 2000 Presidential stalemate and the year-long Elian Gonzales affair, and was nominated for a 2000 Suncoast Emmy Award.
Mr. Rosato also worked for WETM-TV, the NBC affiliate in Elmira/Binghamton, NY as an anchor where he was honored with a New York State Associated Press award. He was news director and main anchor at WLNY-TV in Long Island, and regularly appeared as a commentator on WLIW-TV’s “21 Edition”.
Ken Rosato also worked as an anchor at the nation’s premiere all-news radio station, 1010 WINS, and spent eight years as news director and main anchor at Long Island’s 50,000 watt WBLI-FM.
The New Rochelle native received his BFA in TV and Radio from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and his masters in languages - he speaks five fluently including Spanish and Italian.
He is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and is a resident of New Jersey.