Naoko Funayama Bio, Wiki
Naoko Funayama is a Japanese-American sports anchor/reporter working at WCVB Channel 5 in Boston, Massachusetts, serving as a Sports Reporter/Anchor. She has been working with this station since May 2022.
Naoko Funayama Age
Born and raised in the United States, Naoko keeps the information about her dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nonetheless, judging from her appearance, she might be around her 30’s.
Naoko Funayama Height/Measurements
Funayama stands approximately 5 feet 5 inches (1. 65 m) and weighs around 62 kg
Naoko Funayama Education
For her education, Naoko is a graduate of Williams College and the Boston University College of Communication.
Naoko Funayama Career
Funayama works at WCVB Channel 5 in Boston, Massachusetts, as a Sports Reporter/Anchor. She joined Bob Halloran, Duke Castiglione, and Josh Brogadir as a reporter on WCVB’s SportsCenter 5 family in May 2022. Naoko is not a stranger to Boston sports lovers having acted as the sideline reporter for the New England Revolution broadcast team since 2017, and earlier in her profession, as the rinkside reporter for the Boston Bruins broadcast family on NESN from 2008 to 2013.
Additionally, while at NESN, she reported on both the Red Sox season-opening trip to Tokyo in 2007 and the Bruins’ travel to Belfast and Prague to start the 2010-11 season. The Bruins went to the Stanley Cup Final twofold during her tenure and earned a historic championship in 2011. Naoko was also a member of NBC’s most recent Olympic Games coverage, reporting at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Joining the SportsCenter 5 family marks Naoko’s return to the Hearst Television team since she commenced her profession as a sports reporter for another Hearst-owned station, WMUR-TV in New Hampshire. When not covering sports, Naoko enjoys coaching kids, helping with youth sports leagues, and going for the occasional run – and as a New Englander, she is a real winter sports enthusiast.
Naoko Funayama Net Worth
In Naoko’s career as a sports anchor/reporter, she was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 3 million.
Naoko Funayama Salary
Funayama acquires annual earnings that range between $ 85,650, and $ 173, 395.
Naoko Funayama Parents and Siblings
Funayama was born and raised to parents in the United States. Growing up, her loving parents were her role models. Besides this, Naoko has not revealed any further details about her parents or siblings if she has any.
Naoko Funayama Husband
Funayama keeps information regarding whether or not she is in marriage private. An update on her spouse will be done when public details are out.
Naoko Funayama Kids
Information on whether Naoko has a child or not will be updated soon.
Naoko Funayama WCVB-TV
Funayama 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
- Erika Tarantal
- Katie Thompson
- Josh Brogadir
Naoko Funayama Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Funayama is vocal on her social media accounts, where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 19.3K Followers around 575 followers on her Facebook page, and 1,215 followers on her Instagram account.