Antonio, who joined WFOR in January 2008 as the lead anchor for the 5, 6 and 11pm newscasts, had his on-air duties significantly reduced last year. In April of 2011, the station made anchor lineup changes taking Antonio off the 5 and 11 pm shows and leaving him solo at 6 pm.
Anchors Elliott Rodríguez and Shannon Hori are now anchoring the 6 pm in addition to the 5 and 11 pm newscasts.
Prior to returning to his hometown of Miami, Antonio was an anchor at WBBM-channel 2, the CBS O&O in Chicago.
The Harvard Law grad previously spent 8 years with ABC, where he was host of “Good Morning America Sunday,” a network news correspondent and also news anchor “Good Morning America,” when Diane Sawyer and Charles Gibson were the show’s co-hosts.
He began his TV career as a sports anchor and reporter for Univision 41, later joining Telemundo 47 in New York as an anchor and producer. Before launching his broadcast carreer, he was a corporate finance attorney.