Antoinette Antonio

ANTOINETTE ANTONIO is co-anchor of NewsCenter 5’s “Weekend EyeOpener” newscasts. Antonio is paired with Jim Lokay for the “Weekend EyeOpener,” as well as the Saturday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. newscasts.  Antonio joined WCVB in June 2013. She came to WCVB from KOB-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she was the morning and noon anchor.  She joined KOB-TV in 2005, starting out as a general assignment reporter.  Antonio began her broadcast career in 2003 as a morning news anchor and general assignment reporter at KWES-TV Midland/Odessa, Texas. While in Albuquerque, she covered everything from wildfires to floods to snow storms to hot air balloon crashes.  Most notably, she interviewed then Senator Barack Obama during a campaign stop in New Mexico.  She was part of several team “Breaking News” awards from the New Mexico Broadcasters Association. Antonio also received a first place award by the Associated Press in Texas for Best Sports Story as well as first and second place awards for anchoring and reporting. A native of Orange County and a graduate of University of California, Irvine, Antonio earned degrees in English and international studies.  She is a member of the Asian American Journalists Association.  @antoinettea

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