John Metaxas

John Metaxas is an award-winning broadcast journalist, lawyer and communications educator.


John broadcasts the news
on WCBS Newsradio 880.

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Law Practice

John is of counsel to the immigration law practice of  The Sandberg Law Firm in Mt. Kisco, New York. He is admitted to the bar in New York and in the federal courts of New York’s Southern and Eastern Districts.

John speaks Greek, Spanish and Russian. He received his J.D. from Columbia Law School.

John Metaxas, WCBS Newsradio

John’s news broadcasts on WCBS Newsradio 880 reach a million listeners every weekend. He was part of the WCBS team that shared in an Edward R. Murrow Award for live coverage of Hurricane Irene. John broadcast live on WCBS on the night Hurricane Sandy swept through the tri-state area. He is a winner of a New York Press Club Award for his WCBS-TV report on the exoneration of a wrongly-accused African-American man from Queens. He won a New York State Broadcasters Award for Outstanding Hard News Story for his report about bias attacks against Hispanics on Staten Island.

At CNN, John anchored Your Money, the network’s weekly program on personal finance. He was CNN’s Nasdaq correspondent, reporting hourly during that market’s crash in 2000. His reports appeared internationally on the program Moneyline. John has questioned such world figures as Bill Gates, Mikhail Gorbachev, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmie Carter. He traveled to 46 states covering a presidential campaign for ABC News.

WallStreetNorth Communications

John is the founder of WallStreetNorth Communications, Inc. He has trained executives and union officials in media and presentation skills, marketing and crisis communications. John has taught oral  communications at Iona College.

As Chief Corporate Communications Officer for E*TRADE, John counseled the CEO on interaction with the news media, communications strategy and crisis management.

John is an elected board member of the New York local of SAG-AFTRA.

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