Judi Gatson Bio, Age, Height, WIS-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Judi Gatson Bio, Wiki

Judi Gatson is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for WIS-TV serving the station as an anchor. She has been working with this station since November 1995. 

Judi Gatson Age

Gatson is 57 years old as of 2023, she was born on March 21, 1966. Judi hence shares her birthday on March 21st of every year.

Judi Gatson Height

Gatson stands at the height of 5 feet  4 inches tall.

Judi Gatson Education

Gatson received her education at the Georgia Institute of Technology and majored in Business Management. Later she transferred to Indiana University-Purdue University where she graduated and landed her first broadcasting job for WIS News Radio 1320AM as a reporter in 1995.

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Judi Gatson Career

Gatson works at WIS-TV where she serves as a News anchor and reporter. She joined the station in November of 1995 and anchors 5, 6, and 11 newscasts. Additionally, she 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.

Moreover, Judi interviews influential politicians and newsmakers and moderates statewide gubernatorial debates. Aside from that, she 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.

Judi Gatson Awards

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. Judi is an active member of community activities.  Moreover, she has served on the Palmetto Health South Carolina Cancer Center, United Way’s Palmetto Society.

Gatson also served on the boards of Healthy Learners as well as Palmetto Center for Women. Aside from that, she 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.

Judi Gatson’s Net Worth

In Gatson’s career as an anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Judi Gatson Salary

She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Judi Gatson Parents and Siblings

Gatson was born and raised in the United States, she keeps information regarding her parents and whether she has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of her family information will be done when available.

Judi Gatson Husband/ Spouse

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. Her family attends Brookland Baptist Church.

Judi Gatson Kids

Gatson has two sons, Aidan Kash, and Nicholas Jax. They reside in Columbia together with their two labs, Shadow and Spirit.

Judi Gatson WIS-TV

Gatson works at WIS-TV where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Rick Henry
  2. Drew Aunkst
  3. Jamal Goss
  4. Intisar Faulkner
  5. Hannah Cumler
  6. Billie Jean Shaw
  7. Dawndy Mercer Plank
  8. Sam Bleiweis
  9. Greg Adaline

Judi Gatson Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 32k followers, around 61k followers on her Facebook page, and about 264 followers on her Instagram account.