Amelia Santaniello

  • News

    February 12, 2014

    How They Met 2014

    Twin Cities couples on the moment they found love

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    Dave Chappelle is besties with WCCO's Reg Chapman [VIDEO]

    Who knew Reg Chapman was so cool to hang out with?By now you've heard of Dave Chappelle's seemingly interminable stay in the Twin Cities. But what you may not know is that he's old buddies with WCCO's Reg Chapman.

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Don Shelby retires from the WCCO anchor chair

    Don Shelby: Happy trails to you.​We've said it before, but we'll say it again: If an asteroid were hurtling toward Earth, imperiling humankind, we'd want to hear the news from Don Shelby. How would the planet's imminent demise affect us locally? We know Shelby would give it to us straight. No ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2010

    WCCO reports on "boobies" without ever saying "boobies"

    The word "boobies" never passed their lips.​Some school districts around the state are getting squeamish over "boobies," and so is WCCO. Like us, the station reported yesterday on how some schools want to ban breast cancer awareness bracelets that say "I heart boobies."

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Amelia Santaniello, Frank Vascellaro with breaking news on what's for dinner

    Santaniello recovers from the State Fair's pork chops​Husband and wife team Amelia Santaniello and Frank Vascellaro co-anchor the 5 and 6 p.m. newscasts for WCCO--taking up prime dinnertime real estate for their family (the couple has three children). Working around their busy schedules--and w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2010

    Don Shelby retires Nov. 22; Frank Vascellaro lands gig

    Courtesy WCCOAmelia Santaniello's smiling here, but there were tears later​Don Shelby's looming retirement from the WCCO anchor desk hasn't exactly been a secret. The only unknowns were, "When?" and, "Who takes his place?" Both questions were answered this morning: Shelby will sign off from h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    WCCO's Don Shelby retires from his radio show

    The local news media mainstay signs of the radio today, and from his TV anchor slot next December.

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2008
  • Columns

    March 8, 2006

    The Night We Were Winners

    Searchlights dazzled overhead. Champagne flowed in the streets. And it all started at the dome.

  • News

    October 25, 2000
  • News

    September 27, 2000

    WCCO Survivor

    Surviving the News in the Hometown Team's Summer of Self-Love

  • Books

    January 27, 1999

    Dewey Defeats Truman!

    When the Vikings' train derailed en route to the Super Bowl, no one lost out bigger than the local media

  • News

    December 23, 1998

    Robyne's Hood

    Other TV news personalities stay planted behind the desk. Then there's Robyne Robinson, who claims the whole Twin Cities for her stage.