Who is Thomas Costello? Biography, Leaked, Journalist, Net Worth, Age, Family, Wife, Daughters, Salary, Awards
Thomas Eugene Costello is an American journalist and correspondent for NBC News, based in Washington, D.C. His reports appear across NBC News platforms, including online, The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, and CNBC. His portfolio of coverage includes aviation and transportation, NASA, consumer and regulatory issues, business and economics.
Costello joined NBC News in 2004 as a New York-based correspondent. In 2005, he moved to Washington, DC at the request of then-Bureau Chief Tim Russert. Before joining NBC News, Costello served as the senior correspondent at CNBC Business News in New York.
Since 2005, Costello has been NBC News’ lead aviation correspondent. Among the major aviation stories he’s covered: two fatal crashes of the 737-MAX and the subsequent investigations; the shootdown of a Ukrainian jetliner over Tehran in 2020; the loss of Malaysian Airlines flight 370; the crash of Asiana flight 214 in San Francisco; Air France 447 over the Atlantic; Colgan Air flight 3407 in Buffalo; Comair 5191 in Lexington; and the Miracle on the Hudson landing in 2009 for which NBC News was honored with a prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award and a National Emmy Award for Breaking News Coverage.
Tom Costello Age and Birthday
Moving on to his age, Costello was born on December 9, 1963. He is 56 years old.
Tom Costello Height and Weight
The famous journalist stands tall at a height of 5 feet 8 inches. He weighs 70 kgs or 156 lbs.
Tom Costello Education
When it comes to his academics, Costello graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1987. While there he was awarded a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. He later received a master’s degree in Administration/International Commerce from Boston University in 1996 at its Graduate Center in Brussels.
Tom Costello Family
After doing our research, details about his parents are not available and it is also not known if he has any siblings.
Tom Costello Wife and Children
Speaking of his love life, Costello is married to Astrid Boon. His wife holds a Belgium nationality. They met each other during his master’s degree in Brussels, Belgium. The happy couple is blessed with two daughters Emma Boon and Julie Costello.
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Prior to him becoming part of CNBC, Costello was a contributor for Financial Times TV and CNN. He served as a reporter at KUSA-TV in Denver for six years. Costello later spent two years at KVIA-TV in El Paso, TX. Between 1996 and 2004, Costello worked at CNBC business news.
From 1996-1999, Costello was a reporter from London for both CNBC and NBC News. He covered Europe’s economic union and the death of Princess Diana, amid many stories. From 1999-2002, he served as CNBC’s Nasdaq correspondent. He was the man on the ground in Manhattan when terrorists attacked on 9/11.
Costello moved to the DC bureau in 2005 from NBC News headquarters in New York. He later headed NBC’s coverage of the 2008 Financial Bailout Talks in Congress. For his efforts, Costello was awarded a National Emmy Award.
His career has had him travel worldwide from the terrorist bombings in Madrid to the Korean DMZ, across the Persian Gulf, Russia, Kazakhstan, Japan, Central America, Eastern, and Western Europe. Omar Jimenez is also a journalist at NBC.
Tom Costello Awards
He has been awarded both national and regional Emmy awards including.
- National Headliner Awards
- Awards from Society of Professional Journalists
- The DuPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Journalism
- Awards from the Associated Press Gannett, the Radio Television Digital News Association, the University of Colorado, and Boston University.
Tom Costello Salary and Net Worth
Reporter salaries at NBC can range from $21,353-$32,362. Costello earns an average salary from his career. Although he has not shared with the media the actual figure of his salary. His net worth is undisclosed.
Tom Costello Lower Back Pain
Over the past few years, Costello has been suffering from lower back pain. He had to visit orthopedic specialists, physical therapists, and chiropractors in search of relief. The pain was persistent and never really went away.
Thomas keeps the pain at bay with pain with painkillers while working. He at some point consulted with a surgeon and he is feeling better now.
Tom Costello Nbc Email
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