In 2010, she was hired by SUNY Purchase College, where she teaches English As A Second Language (ESL) and Writing courses. In a moving statement released Saturday, Anthony Mason Jr. — who played at St. John's University before forging his own pro basketball career — said, "Overnight, New York City and the world lost a legend, a friend, a brother ... but more than anything, our father, Anthony Mason.". This was made effective on June 19, 2017. He said he grew to like the band after he dedicated himself to staying in touch with modern music.  He then spent two years at then-CBS owned WCAU-TV in Philadelphia, the start of his association with the network. His death came after he suffered a massive heart attack on Feb. 11. He and his wife, Christina, have three children. Anthony currently works for CBS News as a news correspondent and co-host of “CBS This Morning.” Previously, he was a co-host of “CBS This Morning: Saturday,” before he became the co-host of “CBS This Morning.” He is mostly seen in a variety of CBS News programs and platforms and is also a frequent contributor to ‘CBS SundayMorning. 2015-10-18T14:39:38.000Z. He was then made the Chief Moscow Correspondent from 1991 to 1993.  He contributed award-winning coverage of the 1991 Soviet coup attempt from Moscow, Russia. Courtney Richards, Jim Nantz’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, Elvis CostelloElvis Costello The 61-year-old singer-songwriter invites Anthony Mason on a musical journey through the many genres he has explored, from rock and pop to jazz, classical and musicals.2015-10-18T14:39:38.000Z. Today (12/13) is the late Anthony Mason’s 52nd birthday. “When I raised my hand to be the business guy, people thought I was nuts because I hadn’t shown any interest in the subject before. Michaela Schickel and Avila Schickel were adopted from China. He graduated in 1974.  His last position before joining CBS News was at WCBS-TV in New York City. in 2011, she earned an M.F.A. He was born on June 23rd, 1956 in New York City. He is currently at a New York hospital after multiple heart surgeries. Here she married her second husband Paul Carter, with whom she has a son. 4. The Hottest Wives and Girlfriends in Sports, February 12, 2015 by L.A Girl Leave a Comment. Anthony Mason is seen with his 11-year-old son, Armon. Anthony is mostly known for his interviews with various outstanding musicians including Adele, Lady Gaga, Emily Blunt, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, and many others. He was born on June 23rd, 1956 in New York City. Mason has been at CBS News since 1986 and has been based in New York City since 1993. 1980). Mason’s first wife is Amy Dickinson, the “Ask Amy” advice columnist.The two were married from 1986 to 1990 and are parents to daughter Emily Mason… Mason joined CBS News in 1986 as a correspondent. Currently, there is no information available in regards to Anthony’s parents or siblings. "He's a straight-A student in Georgia, follows in his dad's and brother's footsteps by playing on three different basketball teams," Lancaster told The News on Sunday. He has also served as an interim anchor for the weekday editions of the CBS Evening News. During his early years at the network, the Georgetown University graduate spent much of his time covering Europe and the Soviet Union. But I thought there were things that weren’t being done that should have, ways of presenting this information that would explain it better to the public.”, Deborah Roberts, Al Roker’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, Christina Unhoch Mason, Anthony’s Wife: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know, Copyright © 2020 Heavy, Inc. All rights reserved. I’d scream.”. Later, a source told the Post that the 60-year-old Mason was chosen as an interim anchor and will remain in the role at least through the summer while a permanent replacement is found. "Although we officially split when Armon was 6, we remained bonded and had a great co-parenting relationship along with being very good friends 'til the end," Lancaster said.  He has also served as an interim anchor for the weekday editions of the CBS Evening News. On May 31, 2017, CBS News announced that Mason would become the interim anchor for the weekday editions of the CBS Evening News, replacing Scott Pelley in that role. in Russian and East European Studies in 1990. , "CBS News: Biography for Anthony Mason, Senior National Correspondent", "CBS News: Stories by Anthony Mason, Senior National Correspondent", "CBS News' anchor switch from Scott Pelley to Anthony Mason goes awry — but does it matter to viewers? Raised in Sydney, Mason was a student at Sydney Grammar School. Bush, Jimmy Carter, and also Richard Nixon. For most of the second half of 2017, Mason was absent from the broadcast due to his interim anchor position at the CBS Evening News.