Erika Tarantal Bio, Wiki
Erika Tarantal is an Emmy Award-winning journalist working at WCVB Channel 5 in Boston, Massachusetts, serving as a Weekday Evening Anchor/Reporter at 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. She has been working with this station since February 2014.
Erika Tarantal Age
Tarantal is 43 years as of 2023. She was born in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania on the 8th of September 1979.
Erika Tarantal Height/Measurements
Tarantal stands approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1. 7 m) and weighs around 67 kg
Erika Tarantal Education
For her education, Erika is a graduate of Connecticut College where she earned a bachelor’s degree in government.
Erika Tarantal Career
Tarantal works at WCVB Channel 5 in Boston, Massachusetts, as a Weekday Evening Anchor/Reporter at 5 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. She arrived at WCVB Channel 5 as an anchor and reporter for NewsCenter 5 in February 2014. Erika anchors WCVB’s NewsCenter 5 at 5 PM and 5:30 PM. In addition, she serves as a contributing reporter for WCVB’s iconic local news magazine, Chronicle, and champions WCVB’s recurring “5 For Good” stories, the station’s ongoing effort to feature individuals assisting others in communities throughout Massachusetts.
In 2017, Erika’s “5 for Good” story entitled “Food Truck Fighting Hunger” was honored with a prestigious national Gracie Award by The Alliance for Women in Media (AWM). The story profiled a local duo whose food truck, Daniel’s Table, serves up hundreds of meals each week using proceeds from the cafe that they possess in order to stamp out hunger in their hometown. Erika joined WCVB from News 4 New York, NBC’s flagship station in New York City, where she served as the weekend anchor and also was a primary fill-in co-anchor for WNBC’s weekday morning newscast, “Today in New York.” She has covered major stories ranging from the demise of Pope John Paul II and the election of Pope Benedict to hours of coverage during the tragic shootings in Newtown, CT, and Superstorm Sandy.
Erika came to News 4 New York as a general assignment reporter in December 2007. Before joining NBC4, she operated as a general assignment reporter at WVIT-TV in Hartford, CT beginning in October 2005. Before that, Erika rose through the ranks at News 12 in the Bronx where she commenced as a general assignment reporter prior to being promoted to anchor of the station’s weekday morning newscast. She also operated as a production assistant at WHDH-TV in Boston. Prior to beginning her profession in broadcasting, Erika served as a paralegal for the Office of the Attorney General in Boston.
Erika Tarantal Net Worth
In Erika’s career as an anchor/reporter, she was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 3 million.
Erika Tarantal Salary
Tarantal acquires annual earnings that range between $ 91, 290, and $ 175, 835.
Erika Tarantal Parents and Siblings
Tarantal was born and raised to parents in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, the United States. She is the daughter of Elsa Johnson (mother) and Stephen M. Tarantal (father). Her father serves as a painter and professor at the University of Philadelphia, and her mother is a sculptor and is also a professor at the university where her husband is employed.
Erika Tarantal Husband
Tarantal is married to Lucas Nathan. The duo exchanged their marriage vows on January 9, 2010, in a ceremony at the University of Arts.
Erika Tarantal Kids
She and her husband are proud parents of two children. The firstborn was born in the spring of 2012 while the secondborn, Grace Victoria was born in 2015.
Erika Tarantal WCVB-TV
Tarantal works at WCVB-TV, where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;
- Antoinette Antonio
- Jessica Brown
- Shaun Chaiyabhat
- Jennifer Eagan
- Anthony Everett
- Ed Harding
- Doug Meehan
- Ted Reinstein
- Rhondella Richardson
- Mary Saladna
- Ben Simmoneau
- Maria Stephanos
- Josh Brogadir
- Janet Wu
- Bob Halloran
Erika Tarantal Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Tarantal is vocal on her social media accounts, where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 9,847 Followers around 7.2K followers on her Facebook page, and 13 Followers on her Instagram account.