Allison Rosati Biography
Allison Rosati an American award-winning journalist working at NBC 5 News, WMAQ TV, as an anchor and reporter as of August 1990. She co-anchors of the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m.
Allison Rosati Age
Rosati was born on February 12, 1963, in Dover, Delaware, in the United States of America.
Allison Rosati Education
Rosati enrolled at Pine City High School and later joined Gustavus Adolphus College where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in speech and communication in 1985.
Rosati Husband| Kids
Allison is married to Dr. Lee Dennis a radiologist. The a pair got married in a traditional Roman Catholic wedding ceremony back on March 20, 1993, at Holy Name Cathedral. The duo is blessed with four children, named Nicholas Dennis, Stephen Dennis, Katherine Mary Dennis, and Kristen Dennis. However, the two divorced on January 17, 2017. The family resides in Burr Ridge, Illinois.
Allison Rosati Family
Rosati is of Finnish, paternal, and Italian, maternal, descent. She was born to Robert Rosati and Sharon Nowling.
Rosati stands talll at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Allison Rosati Net Worth
Rosati has an estimated net worth of around $1 million – $5 million
Allison Rosati Salary
Allison earns an estimated annual salary of around $99,111.
Allison Rosati NBC 5
She previously worked as a general assignment reporter at KTTC-TV, Rochester, Minnesota since 1985 and in a years time she got promoted to be a producer and co-anchor of the 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. newscasts.
Rosati then joined WGRZ-TV in Buffalo, New York and anchored the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts. She as well served as a general assignment reporter. Moreover, in 1989, she was a local co-host of The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon alongside Barry Lillis. Back in 1990 she joined the WMAQ team as a host of First Thing in the Morning. During her morning possession and co-hosted Chicago Live with Warner Saunders from 1991 to 1992.
She started off anchoring the afternoon news back in 1995, and in May 1997, she followed the controversial hiring of Jerry Springer as a commentator and the resignations of Ron Magers and Carol Marin. She later got promoted to co-anchor NBC’s 5 newscasts at 10 p.m.
She got to be the most tenured late evening Chicago news anchor. Moreover, in August 1998, she left the afternoon newscast to concentrate on the station’s short-lived daytime program, NBC 5 Chicago Daytime, alongside Nesita Kwan and Byron Miranda. The show got canceled in 1999 and she was promoted to co-anchor of the 6 p.m. newscast after Joan Esposito left the station.
She then hosted the weekly segment “Wednesday’s Child” from 1999 until its final report in 2005. She as well served as a host, co-creator, and co-executive producer of the half-hour special series Mom TV in 2000. In 2006, she got promoted along with Saunders to anchor the 5 p.m. newscasts, displacing Bob Sirott and Marion Brooks.
After having retired in 2009, Rob Stafford got to be selected as Rosati’s co-anchor for the evening newscast. On her 30th anniversary year with WMAQ, it was aired that Stefan Holt will be the new co-anchor of Rosati on the 10 p.m. newscasts from October 1, 2020.
She as welll likes getting involved in community work and has volunteered for many Chicago organizations including Amate House, the Greater Chicago Food Depository, the Infant Welfare Society, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the Children’s Home + Aid, the Ronald McDonald House, and the March of Dimes. She as well helped Big Brothers Big Sisters of America by sitting on its board of directors and Gilda’s Club Chicago by serving as an honorary board member for the organization.
She as well had a surgery for her wounded limb in September 2020, but owing to the COVID-19 pandemic in Illinois, she has been resting at home due to her age and higher risk of serious sickness.
Allison Rosati Awards
- Chicago Emmy Award for her role as host in “NBC 5 Presents: Millennium 2000,” 2000
- Named “Woman Of The Year”: Italian American Police Association, 2001
- Dante Award: the Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans, 2001
- Department of Health and Human Services Adoption Excellence Award: U.S. Secretary of Health and
- Human Services Tommy G. Thompson, 2002
- National Emmy for the “Survive Alive” Station Project and Fire Prevention special
- Excellence in Communications Award: the Justinian Society of Chicago
- David Award for “Achievement in Broadcasting”
- First Decade Award: Gustavus Adolphus College
- Distinguished Alumni award: Gustavus Adolphus College
- Spirit of Love Award: The Little City Foundation of Palatine, 2003
- Humanitarian Of The Year award: the Italian American Police Association, 2004
- Media Person of the Year award; the Italian American Chamber of Commerce Midwest Chapter, 2005
- Gracie Award for her role as host in “Smart Choices, Safe Kids” Documentary special, 2006
- “For the Love of Children” award: Children’s Home + Aid, 2005
- Woman of the Year, Casa Italia Chicago, 2012
- Mary Ellen Nolan Guardian Angel Award: Amate House in Chicago, 2016
- The National Italian Invitational Golf Tournament for Charities Honoree, 2016
- 2016 Champions for Children Award: the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago, 2017
- Veritas Award: The Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Albert the Great, 2018