Joe Torres Biography
Joe Torres is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter, Host, and Author working for WABC in New York City as News Anchor/Reporter. He joined the station in the year 1996.
Joe Torres Age / Birthday
Torres was born on June 2, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. As a result, he is 59 years old as of 2022 and celebrates his birthday on June 2 every year.
Joe Torres Height / Measurements
Torres is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Joe Torres Partner / Wife
Torres is married to Fran Torres. They tied the knot on August 31, 1991. Information about their wedding and engagement is under review. Further information about Torres’s wife and their love life will be updated.
Joe Torres Kids / Children
Torres and his wife Fran Torres are proud parents to their 2 sons, whose names are under review. When Torres is not at work, he likes spending tie with his sons at sports games and he always encourages them to listen to their passion. The family happily lives in New York.
Joe Torres Family / Relatives
Torres is of Puerto Rican ancestry. He attended P.S. 198 until he reached grade 6 when his family moved to Northern Westchester County. He manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether he has any siblings or not. We will update this information once it’s available.
Joe Torres Education
Torres is a graduate of SUNY Brockport and John Jay High School in Cross River, New York. While in high school, he was part of the baseball, basketball, and varsity soccer teams. While at SUNY, Torres was part of intercollegiate soccer. She graduated from SUNY with a Bachelor of Science in Communications.
Joe Torres Career
Torres serves at WABC as a news reporter and occasional substitute anchor. He co-anchors the 5 PM, 6 PM, and 11 PM newscasts on Eyewitness News This Weekend, which airs on Sundays and Saturdays. In the capacity of a news reporter, he reports weeknight Eyewitness News broadcasts. Torres also hosts a half-hour public affairs program, ‘Tiempo,’ airing on Sunday mornings at 11:30 AM. The program is a running Hispanic-centric current affairs program aiming at the ever-growing Latino population in the New York metropolitan area. Torres started as a general assignment reporter at WABC.
Over the years with the station, Torres has established himself as among the premier street journalists here in the nation’s #1 TV market. He has reported on various topics, including politics, education, business, crime, religion, transportation, and many others. Some of his notable coverages include his wide coverage of Pope; Francis, Benedict XVI, and John Paul II. Before Pope John Paul II passed away, Torres followed the world-trotting Pontiff on his trips to the Holy Land, Mexico, and Cuba, where he provided the people of New York with local angles to worldly events.
Torres was at the Vatican for John Paul II’s death and Silver Anniversary, when countless people flocked to Rome to say goodbye to John Paul II. In April 2005, Torres was at St. Peter’s Square when the world was informed of the election of Pope Benedict XVI after white smoke was seen coming out from the Sistine Chapel. After 3 years, Torres did an in-depth report on the Pope’s visit to New York. In March 2013, Torres moved back to St. Peter’s Square and the Vatican to cover the historic election of Pope Francis.
Torres’s unique ability for storytelling has won him the Edward R. Murrow Award and a Peabody Award for his coverage of the world-changing events of the 9/11 attacks. He also holds an Emmy for his report on the Greenpoint Gas Tank Implosions in the year 2001.
Torres began his TV career in the year 1987 when he worked for NBC Page in New York. His 1st on-air job was at WSAV-TV in Savannah, Georgia. There he worked as a beat and general assignment reporter, reporting on county government. From there, he moved to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania where he served at WNEP-TV (ABC) as a Weekend News Anchor, general assignment reporter, and Consumer Reporter. Torres has also worked for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as the Jersey Shore correspondent.
Joe Torres Salary
Torres receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Joe Torres Net Worth
Through Torres’s career as an Anchor/Reporter and Host, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
Joe Torres Cancer / Health
There is no information about Torres undergoing any type of cancer treatment. He is healthy and strong. There will be an update as soon as any information about his health is available in the limelight.
Joe Torres Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Torres is active on his social media accounts. He has about 76K followers on his Facebook Page, about 16.3K followers on his Twitter account, and around 3800 followers on his Instagram account.
Joe Torres WABC – ABC7NY
Torres works at WABC – ABC7NY where he works with his fellow colleagues who are anchors, reporters, and meteorologists and they include;
- N.J. Burkett
- Crystal Cranmore
- Naveen Dhaliwal
- Josh Einiger
- Lauren Glassberg
- Toni Yates
- Darla Miles
- Mike Marza
- CeFaan Kim
- Dan Krauth
- Chanteé Lans
- Heather O’Rourke
- Stacey Sager