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.
The largest provider of domain names in the country is buying a Boston company that specializes in the domain name aftermarket.
A Cambridge start-up launched by a group of Harvard Business School students has attracted the attention of one of the best known investors in the country – Mark Cuban.
The largest maker of computer chips in the world is closing down its manufacturing plant in Hudson.
Massachusetts home sales in July reached their highest monthly level in 7 years. Sales of single family homes were up 20% from the same time last year.
The family that runs one of the most successful supermarket chains in the country may vote to oust one of their own.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Business Editor Anthony Silva wraps up the trading week with Dave Caruso of Coastal Capital Group.
A small video game company in Framingham has attracted some major funding from Google Ventures, and its online game attracts thousands of fans.
The Bruins look to punch their ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals with a win tonight over the Penguins, and the B’s are giving a huge boost to Boston businesses.
The old and ugly 11-story Government Center parking garage may soon be coming down to make way for four new towers under a plan submitted to the Boston Redevelopment Authority.
A materials chemist who is discovering the wonders of abalone shells wins Lemelson MIT prize.