Anniversary Gala Host
- Tony Aiello,
Aiello is CBS 2's Westchester Bureau reporter. From the CBS
2 bureau at the Journal News in White Plains, Aiello covers
news across Westchester County, southwest Connecticut, and
the lower Hudson Valley.
joined CBS 2 in October 2002, after nearly five years at WNBC-TV.
Prior to that, he served as a national correspondent for Dow
Jones Television and the top syndicated business show, "The
Wall Street Journal Report." He also has worked as an
anchor and reporter at stations in Milwaukee, WI., Nashville,
TN., and Greenville, SC.
Aiello was part of the CBS 2 team nominated
for an Emmy for coverage of the threatened transit strike
in 2002. It was his third Emmy nomination. He has also received
many professional awards and honors from groups including
the Associated Press Broadcasters and the Milwaukee Press
is active with community groups and Italian-American charities.
He is a trustee of the Westchester Arts Council and chairs
its annual Arts Awards luncheon. Aiello has served as emcee
of the White Plains Columbus Day parade twice. In 2002, he
was asked to lead Westchester County's official ceremony marking
the first anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. He also
gave the keynote address at the 2003 July Fourth celebration
at historic St. Pauls Church in Mount Vernon, N.Y., and was
the featured speaker at the 2004 Enrico Fermi Scholarship
Foundation Awards in Yonkers, N.Y.
Aiello graduated from Indiana University in
1985. He lives in New Rochelle, N.Y. with his wife Elizabeth
and their twin sons.