Chet Curtis

Chet Curtis is best known as the former husband and co-anchor of Natalie Jacobson, both Boston newscasters. Chet Curtis is a primetime anchor at NECN. He anchors The Chet Curtis Report and co-anchors New England Business Day. Before joining NECN in the spring of 2001, Curtis was an anchor and reporter with WCVB-TV since its launch in 1972. For the majority of his time with WCVB, Curtis, with Jacobson, co-anchored the station's principal weekday newscasts, and was the original host of the station's award winning Chronicle program. Curtis began his career in Boston at the former WHDH-TV Channel 5, before the station lost its license and ownership was given to Boston Broadcasters, Inc. (who re-launched the Channel 5 assignment as today's WCVB). Before coming to New England, Curtis worked as an anchor and reporter at the CBS flagship station in New York City, and prior to that at WTOP-TV (now WUSA-TV), the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C., also as an anchor and reporter. He has three daughters, and currently resides in Quincy, Massachusetts. Curtis is an avid pilot and sailor.

Personal details

Date of birth
United States of America
Date of death
January 22nd, 2014 at age of 75
Place of death
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Cause of death
Pancreatic cancer




1. Ithaca College Colleges/University

Ithaca College is a private college located on the South Hill of Ithaca, New York, United States. The school was founded by William Egbert in 1892 as a conservatory of music. The college has a strong liberal arts core, but also offers several pre-professional programs and some graduate programs. The college is also known internationally for its communications program: the Roy H. Park School of Communications. The college is set against the backdrop of Cayuga Lake, Cornell University, and several waterfalls and gorges. The college is perhaps best known for its large list of alumni who play or have played substantial roles in the world of broadcasting. The college has been ranked among the top ten master's universities in the North by U.S. News & World Report every year since 1996. For the 2010 rankings, the college was ranked 7 in this category.

Institution info

Type Private school
2013. 243 mil. $
Institution colors
September 19th, 1892
953 Danby Road, 14850 - Ithaca, New York
2013. 6,234
2010. 6,442
2009. 6,440
2007. 6,260
2013. 489
2010. 507
2007. 400
Acceptance rate
2013. 66.7 %
2012. 64.9 %
2010. 68.0 %
Local tuition
2014. 39.5 K $
2013. 38.4 K $
2010. 33.6 K $
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People attended Ithaca College connected by profession and/or age

b. 1936., Baritone saxophonist
b. 1941., Soccer Defender
b. 1940., Politician
b. 1940., American football head coach
b. 1938., Saxophonist
b. 1936., Bebop Artist
b. 1937., Wrestler
b. 1946., Jazz fusion Artist


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