Introducing our Gala Emcee, Rocco Vertuccio

We are excited to have native New Yorker Rocco Vertuccio as our 37th Anniversary Gala Emcee this month.

FullSizeRender-3Rocco joined New York 1 News as an anchor for “Your Queens New Now” in February of 2009. For eight years prior to joining NY1, Vertuccio was an anchor/reporter with NY1’s sister station, R News in Rochester, where he covered breaking news, politics, and feature stories.

Earlier in his career Vertuccio worked as an anchor/reporter at ABC affiliate WUTR-TV in Utica, New York. He earned his degree in Broadcasting at Arizona State University.

The June 15th gala – which supports educational workshops and other programming at Flushing Town Hall – begins at 6 PM with cocktails followed by dinner at 7:30 PM at 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Flushing. Tickets are available here.