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.
You can reach Antoinette at

Recent Articles

  • The Historic Beacon Theatre Re-Opens

    Posted on: 6:05 pm, February 18, 2014, by , updated on: 12:45pm, February 19, 2014

    Vanilla Ice, Blind Boys of Alabama, Clint Black all on stage in Hopewell
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  • Weekend Events: Gladys Knight, Maymont Love Tour, artisan showcase

    Posted on: 4:17 pm, February 12, 2014, by , updated on: 04:38am, February 15, 2014

    Click for Antoinette Essa’s weekly events picks.
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  • Several events cancelled, re-scheduled because of snow

    Posted on: 1:19 pm, February 12, 2014, by , updated on: 01:51pm, February 13, 2014

    Check out the A List Thursday Calendar for cancelled and rescheduled events
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    Winter Storm 2014
  • Weekend Events: Black History Month events, Home and Garden Show and more

    Posted on: 3:25 pm, February 6, 2014, by , updated on: 06:58pm, February 7, 2014

    Check out Antoinette Essa’s weekly events planner.
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  • Memorial to honor Enslaved African Americans in Mechanicsville

    Posted on: 3:01 pm, February 6, 2014, by , updated on: 11:01am, February 7, 2014

    The A List visits a slave burial site in Mechanicsville.
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    Rutland House WITH SLAVE MARKER
  • February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

    Posted on: 2:25 pm, February 5, 2014, by , updated on: 09:12am, February 6, 2014

    Raising awareness of HIV/AIDS and persons living with the disease.
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  • CHOCOHOLIC – For the Love of Chocolate

    Posted on: 1:56 pm, January 30, 2014, by , updated on: 06:59pm, February 5, 2014

    A chocolate lovers dream - CHOCOHOLIC!
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  • LINC’s 8th Annual Live & Silent Handbag Auction

    Posted on: 2:49 pm, January 29, 2014, by , updated on: 08:31am, February 11, 2014

    Bid on one of a kind, specialty and fashionable handbags.
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  • Dinosaurs at the Science Museum of Virginia

    Posted on: 3:35 pm, January 23, 2014, by , updated on: 04:33pm, January 23, 2014

    Dinosaurs for the young and the young at heart
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  • Weekend Picks: Evening of Jazz, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Dinosaurs in Richmond

    Posted on: 3:11 pm, January 22, 2014, by , updated on: 06:31pm, January 24, 2014

    Click for Antoinette Essa's weekly events picks.
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  • Need Money for College – Saturdays at the Library with GRASP

    Posted on: 2:05 pm, January 22, 2014, by , updated on: 06:53pm, February 5, 2014

    Free assistance completing FAFSA & Financial Aid Counseling
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    GRASP Logo
  • Richmond Jewish Food Festival

    Posted on: 4:01 pm, January 16, 2014, by , updated on: 08:50am, January 18, 2014

    Eat, dance, drink, learn and win prizes.
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