Charlie Gaddy Journalist

Charlie Gaddy (born September 17, 1931), was a Raleigh, North Carolina television anchorman for WRAL-TV. He anchored the evening news for over 20 years. He retired in 1994. Gaddy was born in Biscoe, North Carolina in 1931. His first appearance on television was as staff announcer with NBC in 1960. He subsequently worked for radio station WPTF for ten years. |In his 30's, he moved to Raleigh when he joined WRAL-TV in 1970 to host Good Morning Charlie Four years later, he joined the Action News 5 team with Bobbie Battista, Bob DeBardelaben and Rich Brenner. In 1981 Battista accepted an offer with CNN, Atlanta, and Gaddy became the solo anchor until Adele Arakawa joined in 1983 and Tom Suiter became the new sports anchor in 1982. On July 1, 1994 Gaddy retired from WRAL-TV after 24 years. In 2006, he joined a reunion newscast with Battista, DeBardelaben and Tom Suiter, although he has appeared on WRAListens. The Charlie Gaddy Center for Children was named in honor of Gaddy's public service in support of United Cerebral Palsy of North Carolina.

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Date of birth
September 17th, 1931
Place of birth
United States of America


1. Guilford College Colleges/University

Guilford College, founded in 1837 by members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), is an independent college whose stated mission is to: "provide a transformative, practical and excellent liberal arts education that produces critical thinkers in an inclusive, diverse environment, guided by Quaker testimonies of community, equality, integrity, peace and simplicity and emphasizing the creative problem-solving skills, experience, enthusiasm and international perspectives necessary to promote positive change in the world." The small college focuses on teaching, experiential- and service-learning, and a student-centered approach.

Type Liberal arts college
2010. 63 mil. $
Institution colors
5800 W Friendly Ave, 27410 - Greensboro, North Carolina
2010. 2,828
2009. 2,846
Acceptance rate
2010. 64.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 28.5 K $
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b. 1977., Writer
b. 1867., U.S. Congressperson


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