Stewart Ledbetter Biography
Stewart Ledbetter is a news anchor and reporter for the American television station NBC5. In the past, he worked morning drives and anchored 15 live daily newscasts for the radio stations WJOY-AM and WQCR-FM (now WOKO) in South Burlington, Vermont. At the time, both stations were among the most prominent in the state of Vermont.
Stewart Ledbetter Age
Ledbetter was born on 11/12/1961. He is 61 years old.
He attended the University of Vermont and received his degree in economics there. Stewart, who holds the position of Senior Reporter, has spent the majority of her career working in local media, primarily at NBC5. Reporter by trade, Stewart served as editor of his high school newspaper, volunteered at WRUV-FM while studying economics at the University of Vermont, and eventually became the news director of the station where he had previously served as a volunteer.
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After that, he did the morning drive shift at WJOY-AM and WQCR-FM (now WOKO), which were at the time Vermont’s main radio stations. He was also the anchor for 15 live daily newscasts during his time there.
In 1984, Stewart started working for NBC5 in the newly opened Burlington bureau, where he covered City Hall. Later, he moved on to reporting the Statehouse in Montpelier. In 1987, he was promoted to the position of Senior Reporter and covered Vermont’s first murder trial that was open to the public.
In 1989, he was given yet another promotion, this time to co-anchor the 6 o’clock news. During the 1990s, he worked as the News Director for NBC5, a decade in which he was responsible for launching the area’s morning and Sunday newscasts as well as one of the nation’s first local TV newscasts on the internet. He served in this capacity for the entirety of the 1990s.
He has covered all of the important political events that have occurred over the past two decades, from the fight for civil unions to the primaries in New Hampshire and the shocking defection of Jim Jeffords to the United States Senate. During the election cycle of 2003–2004, he reported from several locations across the country on Vermont Governor Howard Dean’s bid for the presidency as well as from the Democratic National Convention.
In addition, Stewart has been involved with Vermont Public Television for many years, where he has produced documentaries and made appearances on the network’s flagship program, “Vermont This Week.” In January 2007, he took over hosting duties for the program.
Over the course of his career, Stewart has been recognized with a total of twenty first-place prizes from the Vermont and New York Associated Press as well as the New York Broadcasters Association. He is the creator of the ongoing environmental series “Champlain 2000,” which was awarded a regional EMMY, and he served as the president of the New York AP Broadcast Association in the past. In 2004, Stewart was honored with the Distinguished Service Award presented by the Vermont Associated Press.
Stewart Net Worth
His estimated net worth ranges between $600k – $2 million.