Amelia co-anchors the 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. news Monday through Friday. She’s been with the station since 1996. Ten years later, her husband, Frank Vascellaro, joined her as co-anchor. They are the first married couple to co-anchor a news program in the Twin Cities.
Before coming to Minnesota, Amelia anchored the weekend news at WTIC-TV in Hartford, CT. She started her career in Washington, D.C., at WUSA, where she was a reporter trainee. From there, she went to WETM-TV in Elmira, N.Y., where she anchored the weekend newscasts. Then she moved on to WNEP-TV in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Pa. as a reporter and anchor.
Amelia was born in Alexandria, Va. She grew up in a career military family and lived in Virginia, Japan and Texas. She attended Marywood University in Dunmore, Pa.
City Pages editors named her Best Newscaster in the Twin Cities in 2000. Readers of The Minnesota Women’s Press picked her as their favorite local female television personality.
Amelia and Frank are deeply involved with the community and frequently serve as the master of ceremonies at some of the Twin Cities premier charity events.
They live in Minneapolis with their three kids and two dogs.
It seems like we’re all in the grocery store this time of year. And most of us buy a few store brands.
As our parents age, they worry about becoming frail and losing their independence. However, as we look ahead to the future, it turns out that technology might keep many baby boomers out of nursing homes altogether.
As our parents age, they worry about becoming frail and losing their independence. And we dread the talk – about their driving, moving to a nursing home, and preparing for worse. Mark Rosen and his mom are going through it now.
Praising kids comes naturally to most parents — and it’s been encouraged for all of us. But some praise might be better than others. And some kinds of praise could actually hold kids back.
For the second year in a row, the Minnesota Lynx will advance to the WNBA Finals. As the team is celebrating a big win, one player had her festivities cut short.
Minneapolis has a reputation as a bike-friendly city with many commuting with pedal power. Now, a University of Minnesota graduate student is doing research about the quality of air cyclists are breathing.
A quiet Northfield neighborhood has dealt with around five recent car break-ins. And one family is pleading with some crooks to return some priceless possessions.
A Minnesota girl’s got a goal to feed the world, and she’s using her two talents to do it.
A special bike stolen in Willmar is back now where it belongs.
Minnesota has had a record number of drownings this year. According to the DNR, 27 people have drowned in incidents not involving a boat. Nine others drowned in incidents involving a boat.
In case you missed it, WCCO’s Amelia Santaniello was a guest co-host on Wednesday on “The Talk.” She joined Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood and Aisha Tyler at the table as a guest co-host on the daytime talk show.
Parking lots usually crowded with cars are now replaced by lakes. Streets are now rivers – kayaks are the best way to get around.
The Minneapolis Farmers Market is celebrating its 75th year at its location on the edge of downtown.
When I started having insomnia and feeling run down and irritable, I knew I needed more than a cup of coffee.
Parents will do just about anything to keep their kids healthy, but now it appears that could include a decision made at birth. A new study may have found a link between C-sections and toddler obesity.
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