Joe Torres Bio, Wiki
Joe Torres is an American news anchor and reporter for WABC-TV in New York. He serves as an occasional substitute anchor and reporter on WABC-TV and anchors together with Sandra Bookman on Saturday and Sunday newscasts. He has been in the station since 1996.
Joe Torres Age
Torres is 59 years old as of 2022. He was born on 2nd June, 1963.
Joe Torres Height / Measurements
Torres stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Joe Torres Education
Torres went to p.s. 198 until sixth grade when his family relocated to Northern Westchester County. He graduated from John Jay High School in Cross River. He later on attended SUNY Brockport, where he graduated with a B.S.in communication.
Joe Torres Career
Torres is an American journalist who serves as a news anchor and reporter for WABC-TV. He began his work in the station as a general assignment reporter. His hard work has made him famous as the best street reporter in the country for the past 20 years. In every topic that Torres covered he spiced it with entertainment and reported it in a special style and that made his fellow New Yorkers know and love it. This includes politics, education, transportation, Bussines, and crime.
He is mostly known for his coverage of Benedict XVI, Francis, and Popes John Paul II. Before the death of John Paul II, he was accompanying him on his journeys to Holy Land, Cuba, and Mexico. Torres also attended Pope’s Silver anniversary and death when a crowd of people went to Rome to attend the spiritual leader’s funeral.
When the announcement of the election of Pope Benedict XVI to the world by Sistine Chapel’s white smoke in April 2005, he was in st Peter’s square. He gave a well-detailed report on the arrival of Pope Benedict in New York 3 years later. Torres went back to st. Peter’s Square and the Vatican for the historic election of pope Francis, as the first pope from Latin America
He comes from the street and goes to the seat of an anchor twice a week and he also works as a co-anchor on the episodes of the WABC-TV news this weekend on Saturday and Sunday evenings that are aired at 5, 6, and 11 o’clock. Torres also hosts a show called Tiempo a 30- minute program that is aired on Sunday mornings at 11:30 and its main focus is on the rapid- growth of the Latino population in the New York metropolitan area.
Before joining the station he worked as the jersey shore correspondent for Disney/ ABC-owned WPVI-TV in Philadelphia. Prior to working at ABC- owned WPVI-TV, he was serving as a general assignment reporter, Weekend Anchor, and consumer Reporter at ABC affiliate WNEP-TV in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Torres’s television career started as an NBC Page in New York in the year 1987. The first job he served as a beat reporter covering county government and general assignment reporter at WSAV- TV in Savannah, Georgia
Joe Torres’s Awards
Torres’s report on the historical event on September 11th made him win the Edward R. Murrow Award and Peabody Award. He also received an Emmy Award for the report on the Greenpoint Gas Tank Implosions in 2001.
Joe Torres’s Net Worth
In Torres’s career as a journalist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $5 Million.
How Much Does Joe Torres Earn?
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Joe Torres’s Parents and Siblings
Torres was born in Brooklyn. When he was in sixth grade his family relocated to Northern Westchester County. He manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.
Joe Torres Spouse
Torres is happily married to his lovely wife Fran, the couple is blessed with two sons. He manages to keep information regarding his marriage private. An update of marital status will be done when available.
Joe Torres Kids
Torres has two sons, an update regarding his children will be done once available.
Joe Torres Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Torres is vocal on his/her social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has over 16k followers, over 76k followers on his Facebook page, and over 3k followers on his Instagram account.