Antoinette Essa


Antoinette Essa joined the CBS 6 family in September of 2009, as a reporter for The “A List” a segment featuring events in and around the Richmond Metropolitan area. She also Co-Anchors the CBS 6 Saturday Weekend Morning Newscast. In addition she does daily blogs on, Facebook & Twitter.
Antoinette’s experience spans over twenty three years of working in Radio and Television in the Richmond area but she started her Broadcast Career in Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa, where she was born, she moved to the United States in 1977.
Antoinette has been awarded Volunteer Services Certificates by The American Legion, The American Red Cross for Survivors of Hurricane Katrina, The Virginia Jazz Award for Jazz Service, Certificate for Appreciation from Henrico County Division of Police and Community Service Award.
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Recent Articles

  • Fit Camp for a healthy body, mind & Heart

    Posted on: 4:26 pm, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 05:47pm, March 24, 2014

    Get moving, get energized and get fit.
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  • RVA Run For “Friends” 5K

    Posted on: 10:28 am, March 18, 2014, by , updated on: 01:06pm, March 18, 2014

    Run/Walk in Jackson Ward to benefit Friends Association for Children.
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  • Weekend Events: Auto Show, Irish Festival, Southern Women’s Show and more

    Posted on: 6:11 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 08:00am, March 20, 2014

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  • A Youth Open House in the Performing and Visual Arts

    Posted on: 3:12 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 03:49pm, March 17, 2014

    Workshops, lectures-demonstrations & performances
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    Lights Up Action
  • The DOME – largest film screen in Virginia

    Posted on: 1:18 pm, March 13, 2014, by , updated on: 01:26pm, March 13, 2014

    The DOME, an experience that will take your breathe away!
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  • Shockoe Fest 2014 for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

    Posted on: 4:36 pm, March 12, 2014, by , updated on: 01:29pm, March 13, 2014

    Bands, entertainment, Irish dancers, food and St. Patty's Day fun
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  • Weekend Events: Hot air balloon rides, Dog Jog, & St. Patrick’s Day fun

    Posted on: 2:10 pm, March 11, 2014, by , updated on: 12:12pm, March 14, 2014

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  • A Family Outing at St. Paddy’s Palooza

    Posted on: 1:48 pm, March 11, 2014, by , updated on: 02:13pm, March 11, 2014

    Entertainment, bands, games, Hot Air Balloon rides & an opportunity to shave your head for charity!
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    Hot Air Balloon
  • Weekend Events: 5K Run/Walk, Kids Carniball, RVA Gives Back and more

    Posted on: 4:30 pm, March 5, 2014, by , updated on: 06:38pm, March 7, 2014

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  • Free To Breathe 5K Run/Walk & 1 Mile Walk

    Posted on: 2:00 pm, March 5, 2014, by , updated on: 04:25pm, March 5, 2014

    Lets do our part to double lung cancer survival, run/walk this weekend.
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  • 5th Annual Scottish Rite Friends Dinner & Auction

    Posted on: 2:13 pm, February 25, 2014, by , updated on: 02:33pm, February 25, 2014

    Bid on a guitar signed by Hee-Haw's Roy Rogers, antique pocket watches & fine art this weekend
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  • Weekend Events: Circus, Richmond International Film Festival and more

    Posted on: 8:56 am, February 22, 2014, by , updated on: 10:11am, February 27, 2014

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    SCENIC: Jefferson Hill Park in Union Hill