Tony Geftos Biography
Tony Geftos is an American 3-time Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist and Author working for WTVG-TV (ABC) in Toledo, Ohio as a News Anchor/Reporter. He joined the station in June 2000.
Tony Geftos Age / Birthday
Geftos manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday and how old he is at the moment. Judging from his appearance, he might be in his 40s.
Tony Geftos Height / Measurements
Geftos is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m).
Tony Geftos Partner / Husband or Wife
Geftos s married to his spouse whose names are under review. They tied the knot in the year 2003 at a wedding ceremony held at Our Lady Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral in Toledo, Ohio. They first met while they both played opposite leads in a Stage III Community Theatre production, “I Hate Hamlet.” At the time, Geftos worked for KGWC-TV in Casper, Wyoming.
Tony Geftos Kids / Children
Geftos and his wife are proud parents to their 2 children, whose identities are under review. He likes spending his spare time with his kids and wife.
Tony Geftos Family / Relatives
Geftos was raised alongside his brother, Todd Geftos. He also has cousins, Kathleen Ann Geftos and Jim Katie Connors Yaeger. Geftos manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. We will update this information once it’s available.
Tony Geftos Education
When coming to Geftos’s education, he graduated from Riverview Community High School and then attended Western Michigan University where he studied for 4 years (1994-1998). He graduated from the university with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Broadcasting and Environmental Studies, as well as a minor in Journalism. During his time there, he was part of the Phi Beta Kappa and Golden Key Honors Society. He also worked as a cartoonist and reporter at Western Herald. Geftos also was a 4-year member of the Bronco Marching Band and worked for the radio evolution at 89.1 FM WIDR, Kalamazoo.
Tony Geftos Career
Geftos serve at WTVG Channel 13 as an evening news reporter and anchor. He began co-anchoring the Action News at 4 PM alongside Christina Williams in September 2021. Geftos also reports the 13abc Action News at 11 p.m. Before joining the station, he worked for the Silent City of Rocks National Reserve in Idaho as an interpretive ranger. There he was responsible for contributing to the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho.
He has served at KGWC-TV in Casper, Wyoming as a news reporter, and at KKFX-TV in Santa Barbara, California as a news anchor/reporter. He holds 3 Emmy Awards for his journalism work. For a year (2018-2019), Geftos served as the president of the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors.
Besides working as a journalist, Geftos has also been serving as an adjunct instructor at The University of Toledo since August 2012, where he teaches Public Presentations, Writing for Media, and Television Production. He has also served as a Board Member of the Ohio Associated Press and the Lower Great Lakes Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. During his leisure, he likes to emcee at a variety of fundraisers, play alto saxophone in the Polish American Concert Band, and hang out with his family and friends.
Tony Geftos Salary
Geftos receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Tony Geftos Net Worth
Through Geftos’s career as an Anchor/Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
Tony Geftos Books / Author
Other than being a journalist, Geftos is also an author. He has published 2 children’s books: “A Plague of Heart-Shaped Pox” and “The Heart-Shaped Pox.” The books are based on Geftos’s experience of enduring adult chickenpox on Valentine’s Day. They were illustrated by Don Lee (a local cartoonist).
Tony Geftos Facebook and Twitter
Geftos is active on his social media accounts. He has about 4.9K followers on his Facebook Page and about 3700 followers on his Twitter account.
Geftos works at WTVG – 13ABC where he works with his fellow colleagues who are anchors, reporters, and meteorologists and they include;
- Diane Larson
- Lee Conklin
- Sashem Brey
- James Starks
- Kristian Brown
- Christina Williams
- Josh Croup
- Lissa Guyton
- Shaun Hegarty
- Jay Berschback
- Ross Ellet
- Dan Smith
- Derek Witt