Anthony Silva

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Anthony Silva is co-host of the WBZ Afternoon News heard each weekday from 3:00pm-8:00pm and he is also the station’s New England Business Editor.  Silva produces 50 New England Business Reports each week which are heard weekday mornings and afternoons on WBZ NewsRadio 1030.  Over the years, Silva has interviewed hundreds of CEO’s, entrepreneurs, economists, inventors, and other experts in the only broadcast series in Boston that exclusively focuses on business, technology, and medical developments in our region.

In addition, Silva produces the daily WBZ “MarketWrap,” providing the closing stock numbers for the largest employers in Massachusetts.  Each afternoon, Anthony presents “The New England Small Business Report,” focusing on the area’s often overlooked micro and smaller companies and start-ups.  Silva also hosts the daily “Money Matters” segment with Certified Financial Planner, Educator and Author, Dee Lee.

Silva originated and hosts the WBZ Business Breakfast Series, offering three programs per year as a free, public service for WBZ listeners.  Over the course of two decades, Silva has welcomed dozens of business leaders, politicians, authors, and experts to live audiences in Boston for open discussions on topical business-oriented issues. Previous featured speakers include: Sir Richard Branson, Jack Welch, Katie Couric, George Stephanopoulos, Rosebeth Moss Kanter, Jeanne Shaheen, Jim Koch, Paul Sagan, John Henry, Bert Jacobs and many others.
During his years at WBZ NewsRadio 1030, Silva has won numerous awards including the Champion Media Award for Economic Understanding, The Small Business Administration’s Reporter of the Year, the Ohio State Award, and numerous AP and Tom Phillips Awards for best newscast, best breaking news story, best feature and best reporter. Silva has reported on breaking news, political and business events from all over the country, from Europe, Latin America and Southeast Asia.

Silva has been a featured speaker, host and master of ceremonies for many business groups, fraternal organizations and colleges, including: Harvard University, Endicott College, The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston, The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, The AARP Business Leaders Forum, Associated Industries of Massachusettts, Financial Executives International, the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, Initiative for a New Economy and others.

Silva has also narrated Copeland’s “Lincoln Portrait” and three performances of Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” with the Symphony by the Sea. Silva graduated from Emerson College and lives on the North Shore coast with his wife.  He is an avid sailor and cyclist who has completed two centuries.

Participants tip buckets of ice water over their heads as they take part in the World Record Ice Bucket Challenge at Etihad Stadium on August 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Expedites Cambridge Institute’s ALS Drug Trial

The ALS Therapy Development Institute in Cambridge said the drug trial would’ve taken place in two years if not for the Ice Bucket Challenge.

08/27/2014

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Boston Puts Brakes On Haystack Parking App

A new app that allows people to find parking spaces in Boston is being shut down in response to a vote by the city council.

08/21/2014

WBZ Business Breakfast: Cyber Security & Privacy: Protecting Yourself and Your Business from Cyber Crime
L-R: Anthony Silva; Cynthia J. Larose, Mintz, Levin;  Jack Wood, Wayfair; Barbara Anthony, MA Office of Consumer Affairs; Andy Obuchowski, McGladrey.

WBZ Business Breakfast: Cyber Security And Safety

WBZ’s New England Business Editor and PM Drive News Anchor, Anthony Silva, along with a panel of cyber experts explained the online safety practices you must know to protect yourself and your customers from costly scams.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/12/2014

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Wings Network Charged With Fraud In Mass.

The Secretary of State’s office has filed fraud charges against three people who ran Wings Network, offering get-rich-quick internet products.

05/15/2014

Chris Hemsworth and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs announce the film 'American Hustle' as a nominee for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards Nominations Announcement at the AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on January 16, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Boston Visual Effects Company Taking It To Next Level

A Boston visual effects company that’s been working on some Hollywood films like “American Hustle” says it’s ready to go to the next level.

05/14/2014

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Cambridge Company Raises $5M In Quest To Discover Drug To Treat Parkinson’s

A Cambridge medical research and development company has raised $5 million to finance its journey to try to discover the first drug that can treat Parkinson’s Disease.

05/13/2014

Ponzi Scheme, Wealth Building Scheme, Scam

Madoff Recovery Funds To Come From Those Who Enjoyed Fake Profits

The chief counsel in the Bernie Madoff recovery effort says he’s confident most of the funds lost in the Ponzi scheme will be recovered over the next few years.

05/07/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. Madoff will remain free on bail, a US judge ruled Wednesday, rejecting a bid by prosecutors to detain Madoff pending trial.     AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Trustee: Madoff Victims Could Get All Their Money Back

The investors who lost billions of dollars in the Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme may actually get all of their lost investments back.

05/06/2014

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Cambridge Book Discount Alert Company Is Expanding

A 2-year-old Cambridge start-up with just 20 employees has raised nearly $4 million in its first round of funding from investors.

05/01/2014

Cyclists participate in the annual Granite State Wheelman Tri-State Seacoast Century Ride on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

AAA To Offer Roadside Assistance For Bicyclists

AAA Southern New England is rolling out a bicycle roadside assistance for National Bike Month.

04/30/2014

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