Colleen McVey - Updated Apr 2024

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San Antonio, TX, USA
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San Antonio, TX, USA

Colleen McVey


Colleen McVey is an American Emmy Award-winning TV journalist and anchor. Colleen McVey is famous for being the news anchor of News 12, Long Island since the beginning.

Early Life

Colleen McVey was born in San Antonio, TX, USA. Her birth date and other early life details are unknown. Regarding her family background, her mother’s name is Marm McVey.

Colleen McVey

Caption: Colleen McVey and her mother. Source: Instagram


This personality attended SUNY Geneseo and completed her journalism degree from there.


McVey began her career in the field of journalism as a news writer. Later, she became the field producer at KTVI- channel 2 in St. Louis, Missouri. There, Colleen worked on the Emmy and Peabody award-winning newscast and news magazine.

After serving a year at KTVI- channel 2, she moved to Syracuse, New York to join her first on-air station WSTM-Channel 3. There, she worked as a weekend anchor/producer and reporter.

Then, Colleen held a prime-time anchor position at WROC-Channel 8 in Rochester, New York where she held the position of a prime-time anchor. Colleen later moved to News 12 Long Island.

Moreover, since joining News 12, Colleen has reported some of the most historic and memorable events in Long Island breaking news such as the Coverage of the Avianca Plane Crash in Cove Neck in the year 1990.

This personality is also recognized for the coverage of the Long Island Railroad massacre in 1993. Colleen reported about the ‘TWA Flight 800’ disaster in 1996.

Then, McVey also covered the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks. She reported on the disastrous Hurricane Irene. Colleen is also known as a consummate professional. For 10 years, this personality has been the “kick-off” host for Lustgarten Walk.

McVey is extremely committed to the cause of pancreatic cancer so her contribution has helped the event to grow every year.

Colleen McVey

Caption: Colleen McVey behind the scenes while working. Source: Instagram

Brand Endorsements

Colleen might have endorsed products from different brands. But, there are no records of her endorsing any products on the internet or her Instagram page.

Personal Life

This personality married her husband Tony on October 13, 1984. They together have three children; Matt, Greg, and Maggie. She lives a happy life on Long Island with her husband and family. Moreover, the love birds recently celebrated their 35th marriage anniversary.

Colleen McVey

Caption: Colleen McVey’s family picture. Source: Instagram

Body Measurements

Colleen McVey has a height of 5 feet 4 inches and weighs around 56 kilos. This personality has maintained a well-shaped body figure. However, McVey has not shared her body measurements publicly.

Also, her other body stats like dress size, shoe size, etc are unavailable. Moreover, Colleen has a set of hazel eyes and blonde hair.

Colleen McVey – Social Media

Colleen McVey is active on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. On Facebook, she has amassed over 5.7K followers. Her ‘@ColleenMcVey12’ Twitter account has gained over 2K followers. Similarly, her Instagram account ‘@colleen_mcvey’ has earned over 1K followers.

Colleen McVey – Net Worth 2022

This personality is sure to earn a handsome amount of money through her profession. Therefore, her net worth flows from her journalism career. However, Colleen has not mentioned it yet on social sites.