Rosanna Scotto Biography
Rosanna Scotto is an American anchor working for FOX 5 as the co-host of Good Day New York. She joined the WNYW/FOX 5 News news team in 1986.
Rosanna Scotto Career
Scotto started her television career at WTBS, Ted Turner’s UHF television station in Atlanta. While in Atlanta, she served as an associate producer of the station’s evening newscast and as a reporter for two local programs. In the early 1980s, Rosanna returned to her native home in New York where she worked for WABC’s “Good Morning New York,” as a reporter.
After having worked for years at “The Morning Show” and “Good Morning New York,” Rosanna joined WABC-TV as a reporter for “Eyewitness News” where she worked till she joined FOX 5. While working in the tri-state area, she has covered many major stories and her assignments have also taken her across the United States, Rome, and Israel. In addition, while serving as a reporter, he has won many awards.
Scotto has done many assignments while serving as a reporter including; the other woman in the Christie Brinkley divorce case, the notorious “Preppie Murder Trial,” the first exclusive interview with Diana Bianchi, the trials of Joel Steinberg and the “Swiss Nanny,” and the Woody Allen/Mia Farrow child custody battle. Furthermore, she led the FOX 5 news in getting Marty Tankleff a new trial and she was granted an exclusive interview with him in jail.
For serving as the co-anchor of Good Day New York and the 10 pm newscast on FOX 5, Rosanna has won four Emmys. Scotto’s report on “New York Survival Guide,” she was awarded the 1995 New York State Associated Press First Place Award. In addition, she has also won three other Associated Press First Place Awards such as two special Associated Press Award nominations. For her community service work, she has received many honors and awards.
Rosanna’s native home is Brooklyn, and she attended Catholic University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts in 1980. She also attended Mount St. Mary College where she received an honorary doctorate in 2014, and she also received an honorary doctorate from St. John’s University.
Rosanna Scotto Salary
Scotto earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Rosanna Scotto Net Worth
Scotto has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Rosanna Scotto Age
Scotto was born on April 29, 1958, in New York, New York, United States. She is 65 years old as of 2023, and she celebrates her birthday on the 29th of April every year.
Rosanna Scotto Height and Weight
Scotto stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Rosanna Scotto Family
Scotto’s father was Anthony M. Scotto who was a mobster and labor union racketeer in the Gambino crime family who ruled the Brooklyn waterfront. Her father Anthony died on August 21, 2021, in New York City at the age of 87. Her mother, Marion Scotto, co-owns Fresco by Scotto restaurant in New York City.
Rosanna was brought up alongside her sister, Elaina Scotto who is a restaurateur and caterer. She co-owns Fresco by Scotto restaurant together with her sister and mother. In addition, she is cousins with Michael Scotto who is a NY1 news correspondent.
Rosanna Scotto Husband and Children
Scotto is married to Louis John Ruggiero who is a lawyer. They tied the knot in 1986, and together they have been blessed with two children; Jenna Ruggiero, and Louis Ruggiero. Scotto resides in the New York area together with her husband and their children.
Rosanna Scotto Social Media Platform
Scotto is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 72.2k followers on Twitter 106k followers on Instagram, and 1.1k followers on Facebook.