WCBS Anchor Mary Calvi Joins 'Inside Edition' as Weekend Anchor

Deborah Norville on the set of 'Inside Edition' (Image credit: CTD)

WCBS New York anchor Mary Calvi is joining CBS Television Distribution’s syndicated news magazine, Inside Edition, as weekend anchor and fill-in anchor for Deborah Norville. Calvi will continue to anchor the morning and noon newscasts at WCBS.

“Our audience in New York is already familiar with Mary as a trusted news source, and we look forward to introducing her as the newest member of our team to viewers across the rest of the country,” executive producer Charles Lachman said in a statement.

Prior to WCBS, Calvi worked for News 12 Westchester, where she served as anchor and assistant news director; News 12 Long Island; and USA Networks as national correspondent. She’s also the best-selling author of the novel “Dear George, Dear Mary: A Novel of George Washington’s First Love.”

Calvi starts on Inside Edition on Saturday, July 4.

Paige Albiniak

Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.