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Mary Garofalo

Mary Garofalo

American journalist
Mary Garofalo
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Intro American journalist
Is Journalist
From United States of America
Type Journalism
Gender female
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Mary Garofalo is an anchor, and investigative correspondent.


Anchor and Investigative Reporter Mary Garofalo, is a Canadian-born American television journalist.

Her career began at CITY-TV as a reporter/anchor. She also co-hosted a daily morning show on CHUM-AM and was a regular contributor on CBC Radio. Mary accepted a position by Tribune owned property WPIX in New York City where she became the prime time Anchor for WPIX News at Ten and INN. Two years later she was hired by NEWS CORP. Garofalo was seen nationally and internationally covering stories for the syndicated news magazine show A Current Affair (U.S. TV series)|A Current Affair. She worked as a reporter and anchor until the show ended in 1996. National and international stories covered included the Persian Gulf War, Bill Clinton/White House scandal, the Branch Davidian: Waco Siege, the Susan Smith murder case and the Sicilian Mafia in Italy.

In 1996 she created and headed an investigative unit for WNYW FOX 5 NEWS. As Senior Investigative Anchor and Reporter for Fox Broadcasting Company in New York City, at WNYW-Fox 5 News her tenacious reports earned her a reputation as an "electronic pitbull" and one of the toughest reporters in the city. Her hard hitting investigations landed con artists behind bars, uncovered Political corruption and exposed countless scams. She was on the front lines covering the attack on the World Trade Towers September 11. Mary has won 7 Emmys and she has been honored with dozens of nominations.

In September 2008 Garofalo created and launched a National Investigative News Magazine Show called 16X9 The Bigger Picture. She held the role as primary anchor, investigative reporter and Senior Consulting Producer for the program. Her investigation on "Electronic Pickpocketing" earned her a Gemini Award in August 2011.

Other credits include working as a consulting producer for TV movie Legacy Of Sin: The William Coit Story. Mary holds duo citizenship in both United States and Canada. She is a member of Association Of Investigative Reporters & Editors.

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