Alicia Vitarelli is a news anchor for 6 ABC Action News in Philadelphia. The news anchor joined the Action News team in October 2010 and currently co anchor’s Action News at 10 a.m, alongside news anchors Alyana Gomez, Nydia Han, together with meteorologist Karen Rogers. It is the first All Female show at 6 ABC/WPVI-TV.
Before joining 6abc, Alicia worked at News 12 New Jersey, as the morning and afternoon anchor, and also the producer and host of Buck Wild, weekly bargain –hunting segment that aired on Wednesdays
Age | When was Alicia born?
The beautiful news anchor was born on November 13, 1978. She is 45 years old as of 2023 and her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
|Date of Birth:
|November 13, 1978
|45 years old as of 2023
|Albert J. Vitareli (father) Elizabeth Ann Vitareli (Mother)
|Matthew Pantaleno(m. April 29, 2007)
|1 daughter; Priscila Isabella
|5 feet 6 inches
|News anchor at 6 ABC Action in Philadelphia
– Northwestern University’s Medill
Parents | Albert | Elizabeth
Alicia was born to her parents; Albert J. Vitareli(father) and Elizabeth Ann Vitareli(mother). She was born and raised in New York City, United States.
Height | How Tall is Alicia Vitarelli
Vitarelli is 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Husband | Who is Alicia’s Husband? | Matthew Pantaleno
She is happily married to her husband Matthew Pantaleno, the News Operations Manager at NBCUniversal. The couple tied the knot on April 29, 2007 at Our Lady of Angels Church in Brooklyn.
Together they have one daughter; Priscilla Isabelle, born on January 24, 2014.
Children | Daughter | Priscilla Isabella
She is a loving and caring mother to their daughter, Priscilla Isabelle, born on January 24, 2014.
Alicia Vitarelli Education
She attended Villanova University, and graduated with a degree in Communications, and Honors, with a minor in Spanish. Additionally she attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and obtained a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Career | Journalism | 6abc Action News
Alicia Vitareli is a news anchor for 6 ABC Action News in Philadelphia. The news anchor joined the Action News team in October 2010 and currently co anchor’s Action News at 10 a.m, alongside news anchors Alyana Gomez, Nydia Han, together with meteorologist Karen Rogers. It is the first All Female show at 6 ABC/WPVI-TV.
Prior to joining 6abc, Alicia worked at News 12 New Jersey, as the morning and afternoon anchor, and also the producer and host of Buck Wild, weekly bargain –hunting segment that aired on Wednesdays.
She has also worked as an anchor and reporter for Time Warner cable network NYI, a 24-hour channel in New York City.
She has been the Grand Marshal of the Italian American Festival in North Wildwood, New Jersey as well as the Italian American Woman of the Year for the Center for Italian and Italian American Culture, the Italian American Police Society of NJ and the East Hanover Italian American Club.
Alicia Vitarelli Highlights
Some of her memorable moments at her job include; travelling to cover the Royal Wedding, the beautification of Pope John Paul II at the Vatican, the Oscars, the Dancing with the stars and the CMA Awards.
Additionally, Alicia has interviewed Hollywood A-listers for her daily segments on Action News. Alicia admits to being a little star struck while interviewing Tom Hanks.
Alicia Vitarelli Battling Endometriosis
In 2013 November, Alicia disclosed that she had been suffering from sharp, intense pain, nausea and migraines every month. After months invasive testing, she was diagnosed with Stage 4 endometriosis.
This made it difficult for her to conceive, but after going through treatments, she was able to conceive and she gave birth to her lovely daughter, Priscilla Isabella.
Hobbies | Interests
- Enjoys international travel
- Exploring new finds around town
- Dining outdoors
- Spending time with family (especially her five nieces)
- She enjoys her ballet barre classes