Erin Colton Biography and Wiki
Erin Colton was born on May 15, 1982, She is an American award-winning news reporter, who currently serves as the Morning Reporter at News 12 Long Island, covering breaking news from the field.
Erin Colton Age and Birthday
Colton was born on May 15, 1982, in Long Island, New York, United States, She is 38 years old as of 2020 and her birth sign is Taurus.
Erin Colton Height
The award-winning news reporter is of average stature, she stands at an estimated 5 feet 8 inches.
Erin Colton Education
Colton attended Wantagh High School where she played in the varsity basketball, tennis, and lacrosse teams before graduating in 2000.
She then joined Syracuse University, a private research university in Syracuse, New York, graduating in 2004 with a communications degree.
Erin Colton Parents
Colton was born in Long Island, New York, the daughter of Eileen and Dennis Colton. Erin’s father Dennis Colton passed away on Nov 3, 2018, in Wantagh, New York.
On his memorial day, Erin posted the following message;
“You’ve been gone 2 years today, but it feels like it was just yesterday I was holding your hand…saying goodbye. We’re experiencing weird times, Dad. I wish you were here to help guide me through them. I love you, always. #tomorrowsanewday #fistbump”
Erin Colton Wedding
Colton was once wedded to Brian who is a chiropractor. The couple had their big day on April 13, 2013. A year later on 13 April 2014, Erin expressed the happy moments celebrating their anniversary.
Sadly, Colton filed for divorce in April 2016 as she affirmed her separation on her Instagram.
The award-winning news reporter is in a relationship with a guy named Steve, and since July 2018, she has been flooding her Instagram account with romantic pictures of her newfound love.
Erin Colton Salary
Working as a journalist, Erin’s annual salary is estimated to fall between $60,000 – $90,000.
Erin Colton Career
After graduating from Syracuse University, Colton joined News 12 Long Island as a production assistant, in May 2004. In the subsequent years, she was elevated to the position of a writer, then producer, and eventually, in 2007, to sports anchor and reporter. As a sports journalist, Erin reports sports for News 12 Long Island and its sister station, MSG Varsity.
Colton got the 2010 New York Emmy Award in the “Sports Coverage: Series” category for her series labeled “Iron Inspiration,” which told the story of a Long Island man who defeated drug and alcohol addiction by training for triathlons. Colton tracked his trip up to Lake Placid, where he accomplished his goal by completing an Ironman competition. She shared the award with David Garden.
Erin Colton Net Worth
Colton has an estimated net worth of $500,000 from her career as a successful news reporter and coach.