Erin Colton News 12, Bio, Instagram, Husband, Wedding, Salary

Erin Colton

Erin Colton Biography

Erin Colton is an American media personality and an award-winning news reporter serving as an anchor of The Morning Show on News 12 Long Island. She joined the network in 2004 as a production assistant and worked her way up to the anchor desk. Recently, she was appointed the host of “The East End alongside Joe Arena. Erin and Joe will replace Doug Geed who is currently the host and plans to retire later this year.

Erin Colton Age

How old is Erin Colton? Erin is 41 years old as of 2023. She was born on May 15, 1982, in Long Island, New York, United States. She celebrates her birthday every 15th May of every year.

Erin Colton Height and Weight

She is 6 feet 1 inch tall approximately 1.85 m or 185 cm. She also weighs 60 kg (133 Lbs).

Erin Colton Nationality

She holds American nationality and was born and brought up in Wantagh New York.

Erin Colton Parents

Erin was born in Long Island, New York to her parents Eileen and Dennis Colton. Her father Dennis Colton passed away on Nov 3, 2018, after battling cancer.

Erin Colton Education

Growing up in Wantagh, Colton attended a local high school, Wantagh High School, in the area. She managed to successfully complete her high school levels in the year 2002. In her school life, she was an active sports lady. She engaged in various sporting activities such as basketball, tennis, and lacrosse.

After completing her high school levels, she was graced with the opportunity to attend Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Communication located in Syracuse New York. She managed to successfully complete her degree program and in 2004 she was awarded a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Erin Colton Husband

Currently, Erin is in a relationship with a man named Steve. The duo has been flaunting their romance through Instagram posts since July 2018. Before starting a relationship with Steve, Erin dated another man called Chris. Erin and Chris started dating immediately after Erin divorced her husband

Brian who was a chiropractor. The ex-couple tied the knot on April 13, 2013. Unfortunately, Erin filed for divorce in April 2016.

Erin Colton News 12

Who is Erin Colton? Colton is a lifelong Long Islander and current anchor of The Morning Show on News 12 Long Island. She joined the network in 2004 as a production assistant and worked her way up to the anchor desk, earning numerous accolades for her coverage of major events such as the Gilgo Beach Killings, Medford Massacre, Superstorm Sandy, and more.

She is an Emmy, Press Club of New York, Press Club of Long Island award winner, and four-time winner of the Best of Long Island Award.

By the end of 2023, Colton will host “The East End,” a News 12 exclusive that provides viewers with an insider’s look into the happenings and must-visit destinations on Long Island’s north and south forks. This is after Doug Geed who is currently the host plans to retire later this year. Geed signed off from anchoring “The News at 10” on July 27 and host “The East End” through the end of the year. Colton will also be joined by Joe Arena in hosting the show. In addition, Joe Arena will join the “The News at 10” team as anchor.

Erin Colton Salary

She earns an average annual salary of $60,000 for her role at News 12.

Erin Colton Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2023 which she mainly accumulates from her successful journalism career.

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