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Janine Rose is well known to News 12 Westchester viewers, as the anchor of the Westchester Evening and Hudson Valley News. She also hosts “Newsmakers,” a weekend program which focuses on the people and events making headlines throughout the area. Janine is also the News Director and General Manager at News 12 Westchester and News 12 Hudson Valley.
Janine began her tenure as news anchor in 1985. She has reported on numerous breaking news events, including the September 11th terror attacks, the ups and downs of local politics and the wrath of Hurricanes Irene and Sandy. She has led News 12 Westchester to twenty-four prestigious New York Emmy Awards, broadcast television’s highest honor, several regional “Edward R. Murrow” awards from the Radio Television News Directors Assoc., multiple Associated Press and New York Press Club awards and a Cable Ace award, the highest award in the cable television industry.
Janine has won two Emmys of her own, for best news special in 2005 and for our hard-hitting news series, “The Predator Next Door.” Janine has also been honored with multiple awards for her journalistic excellence from various community organizations including the Westchester Women in Communications, the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce, IAHD St. Jude’s and the African American Men of Westchester. Janine has received various other recognition's for her work, but prides herself most on the feedback she gets from viewers.
Janine began her career with Cablevision over twenty-five years ago after earning a Master’s Degree from Brooklyn College in Television and Radio and a Bachelor’s Degree from Lehman College in Communications and History. After working behind the scenes as a camera operator, producer and director, she moved to the anchor chair. She became News Director in 1991, and in 1995 assumed the task of guiding News 12 Westchester to a 24-hour format. In June of 2005 she did the same for News 12 Hudson Valley.
Janine grew up in Yonkers. She now calls Pelham home.
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