Tashanea Whitlow is the cohost of Good Day Wakeup weekdays from 4:30 a.m. – 7 a.m.
She is a former national dayside anchor for the Black News Channel (BNC), where the Boston native worked for nearly two years.
The dedicated journalist is a former general assignment reporter for CBS Boston, a station she grew up watching. While there, she distinguished herself as a critical part of the news team, earning the station several exclusives.
Her professional TV career started in western Massachusetts at WWLP - 22News, where she anchored weekend mornings. A career highlight, flying with the iconic Geico Skytypers, in their World War II-era planes, while holding a camera.
Tashanea has covered such events as: the riots after the death of George Floyd, the Coronavirus pandemic, and its impact on Black and Brown communities. She has interviewed everyone from Rick Ross to Dr. Fauci. Tashanea's commanding presence and relatable tone make her interviews memorable and her subjects comfortable.
A sought-after speaker, Tashanea was the announcer for the 123rd Boston Marathon, where she had the honor of motivating thousands of world-class runners as they stepped off the start line.
Tashanea earned her bachelor's degree from Emerson College in Boston. While there, she covered the 87th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, where she interviewed Oscar winner James Lucas about the short film "The Phone Call." She is a board member of Roxbury Community College's Broadcast Media Technology program, a school she attended, where she helps implement new initiatives to reach students of color.
She enjoys ballroom dancing, traveling, and working out during her off time. She looks forward to learning and uncovering hidden gems within the city with the help of FOX 5 viewers.
The latest from Tashanea Whitlow
'Broadway Vision' plan to create new NYC public spaces. Here's how.
Pedestrian plazas, two-way bike lanes and more: Here's a closer look at New York City's "Broadway Vision" plan.
Reality show follows reigning Mrs. Universe and her family living abroad
A new reality show is aiming to normalize being Black in international spaces.
Tips to survive the holiday blues
The holidays are here, meaning gift-giving, spending time with family, and making memories. But for some, instead of cheer, they experience holiday blues.
Tashanea's gift guide
Here is where you can buy some of the items that Tashanea Whitlow showed on Good Day New York as gift ideas.
Inside The Radio City Rockettes rehearsals
The Rockettes rehearse six hours a day, six days a week, for six weeks to ensure every show captivates its 6,000 audience members.
Doctor details her experience with domestic violence
She had a thriving dental practice but, behind closed doors, she says her husband was abusing her.
Sean 'Diddy' Combs surprises students at Bronx Charter school
Sean "Diddy" Combs surprised students at a Bronx charter school with a message about becoming leaders.
Fall skincare tips
all is here, and along with swapping out your summer clothes, you should also change your skincare routine.
Using Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment to treat long covid
An old treatment provides new relief for people suffering from debilitating conditions associated with long COVID-19.
Back-to-school shopping savings tips
Inflation has hit back-to-school shoppers. So what can parents do? A parent and lifestyle expert has these tips on where to look for deals.