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Charlie Gaddy

Charlie Gaddy (born September 17, 1931), was a Raleigh, North Carolina television anchorman for WRAL-TV. He anchored the evening news for over 20 ... More »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... [ Wikipedia ]

WRAL's Gaddy named to Raleigh Hall of Fame :: WRAL.com

Raleigh, N.C. — Charlie Gaddy, a stalwart on the WRAL-TV anchor desk for a generation, was honored Monday as a member of the 2012 class of the Raleigh Hall of Fame. Charles Reece Gaddy joined WRAL-TV in 1970 as host of a morning program. He moved to the news anchor desk in 1974. He ...

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This spring she also became a self-published author, releasing her memoir, “From Saving Souls to Sequined Gowns.” Though Hawley said many people know her as the fun-loving nightclub singer discovered by Charlie Gaddy, her book shows the grimmer details of her life: abuse, rape, incest ...

Retro: North Carolina Tuesday, February 29, 1972

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Retro: North Carolina Tuesday, December 21, 1971

) 7 AM Good Morning Charlie (Charlie Gaddy, longtime anchor on Ch. 5) ...

Which TV News Anchor Has Been With The Same Station The Longest?

At top rated CBS affiliate WRAL-TV (one of the few remaining locally-owned Top 25 market stations), the evening news anchor team of David Crabtree and Pam Saulsby has been in place since 1994, when Crabtree took the place of longtime anchor Charlie Gaddy. Saulsby's been at WRAL since ...

Local Television Anniversary Specials

Lewis, a pioneering black disc jockey who hosted an R&B dance show on TV 5, and the legendary Charlie Gaddy, who anchored there from the '60s until 1994. Their 50th in 2006 was marked mostly--if not entirely-- online. I think the retrospective is still there. Statewide public broadcaster ...

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