Judi Gatson Profile
Judi Gatson is an American three-time Emmy award News anchor and reporter working for WIS-TV. She joined the station in November of 1995, anchors 5, 6, and 11 newscasts.
Judi Gatson Education
Gatson attended the Georgia Institute of Technology and majored in Business Management. She later transferred to Indiana University – Purdue University after getting married in her senior year and becoming a military spouse, she moved to Indianapolis, IN with her husband. She decided to pursue a career in broadcasting after finishing her college internship at WTHR Channel 13 in Indianapolis. Gatson got her first job at WIS News Radio 1320am as a reporter. In the course of her time there she served as a weekend anchor, general assignment reporter, and anchor of WIS Sunrise.
Judi Gatson Career
Gatson is a News anchor and reporter at WIS-TV. She joined the station in November of 1995 and anchors 5, 6, and 11 newscasts. Gatson covered the Presidential Inauguration live from the nation’s capital for Raycom Media and the Democratic primary of the historic presidential election race of 2008. She anchored the WIS News primetime reports and conducted a series of in-depth interviews with the candidates. As an award-winning, Gatson covers consumer issues and education stories.
She interviews influential politicians and newsmakers and moderates statewide gubernatorial debates. Gatson produced and anchored a documentary on the Confederate Flag exploring the controversy. She reported live breaking news from McClellanville as Hurricane Charley was approaching. “Into the Fire” Gatson’s special reporter, covered the technology used to save people faster. It was immediately after completing firefighter training and went inside a burning building live to simulate a rescue.
She has won three Emmy awards for best newscast. The National Alliance on Mental Health, South Carolina (NAMI) named her the Reporter of the Year in 2012. Gaton also won Associated Press Awards for Business/Consumer reporting and Education reporting. She is an active member of community activities, she has served on the Palmetto Health South Carolina Cancer Center, United Way’s Palmetto Society, the boards of Healthy Learners as well as Palmetto Center for Women. Gatson likes making regular visits to mentor teenage girls in the transition program at the Department of Juvenile Justice and also speaks at community events and schools.
Every Sunday night at 6 pm she is at KISS 103.1FM hosting “NTouch”, where she talks about hot topics and important issues in the community.
Quick Facts About Gatson
|Full Name||Judi Gatson|
|Age||55 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Judi Gatson Age
Gatson is 55 years old as of 2021. She was born on 21 March 1966 and she celebrates her birthday on the 21st of March every year.
Judi Gatson Height
Gatson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Judi Gatson Family
Information regarding her parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Judi Gatson Husband
Gatson is married to her husband Dwayne Gatson. Dwayne served 22 years in the military where he retired as a Lt. Colonel in the United States Army. The couple has two sons, Aidan Kash and Nicholas Jax. They reside in Columbia together with their two labs, Shadow and Spirit. Gatson’s family attends Brookland Baptist Church.
Judi Gatson Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WIS-TV she earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Judi Gatson Net Worth
Gatson has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a news anchor and reporter.
Judi Gatson WIS-TV
At WIS-TV Gatson works alongside;
- Joe Gorchow
- Rick Henry
- Drew Aunkst
- Jamal Goss
- Intisar Faulkner
- Hannah Cumler
- Billie Jean Shaw
- Dawndy Mercer Plank
- Sam Bleiweis
- Greg Adaline