Judi Gatson Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, WIS-TV, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Judi Gatson Biography

Judi Gatson is an American journalist who serves as the anchor of WIS News at 5 and 6 p.m. She has covered and hosted some of the most important topics in the state since joining WIS News in November 1995.

Judi Gatson Age

Gatson was born on 21 March 1966. She is 55 years old as of 2021. She celebrates her birthday on 21 March every year.

Judi Gatson Height

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

Judi Gatson Family

Gatson has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if Sam has any siblings.

Judi Gatson Husband

Judi is happily married to Dwayne Gatson, who served in the military for 22 years and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army. Aidan Kash and Nicholas Jax are Judi and Dwayne’s two sons. They live in Columbia with their two labs, Shadow and Spirit, and are active members of Brookland Baptist Church.

Judi Gatson Net Worth

Gatson has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.

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Judi Gatson Salary

Gatson earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Gatson.

How old is Judi Gatson? 55 years old as of 2021
How tall is Judi Gatson? 5 feet 4 inches
Who is Judi Gatson married to? Dwayne Gatson
How much money does Judi Gatson earn?   $45,000 – $110,500
How much is Judi Gatson worth? $1 Million – $5 Million

Judi Gatson Career

Judi anchoring WIS News primetime coverage In the historic presidential election race of 2008, Judi covered the Democratic primaries and conducted a series of in-depth interviews with the contenders. She also covered the Presidential Inauguration for Raycom Media live from the nation’s capital.

Judi is a nationally recognized journalist who has written on everything from education to consumer issues. She has moderated statewide gubernatorial debates and conducted interviews with powerful politicians and newsmakers. She also hosted and produced a documentary about the Confederate Flag, which looked into the controversy surrounding the flag’s removal from the Statehouse dome and the eventual settlement struck. Judi’s thorough breaking news coverage includes live reporting from McClellanville as Hurricane Charley approached. Judi also provided viewers a fascinating report on the technologies used to rescue people faster in her special report, “Into the Fire,” when she finished firefighter training and stepped inside a burning building live to mimic a rescue. Her consumer reports include her popular “Buy It & Try It” series which tests “As Seen on TV” products to see if they really work as advertised.

Judi has received three Emmy awards for best newscast as co-anchor of WIS News at 6. Judi was voted Reporter of the Year by the National Alliance on Mental Health in South Carolina in 2012. (NAMI). She’s also earned Associated Press awards for Business/Consumer and Education reporting. Judi has served on the boards of Healthy Learners, the Palmetto Health South Carolina Cancer Center, the Palmetto Center for Women, and United Way’s Palmetto Society. She also speaks at numerous schools and community events, and she enjoys visiting the Department of Juvenile Justice’s transition program to mentor teenage girls.

Judi also hosts “NTouch” on KISS 103.1FM every Sunday night at 6 p.m., where she discusses trending topics and significant issues in the community.

Judi attended the Georgia Institute of Technology and majored in Business Management. She went to Indianapolis, IN with her husband and switched to Indiana University – Purdue University after being married in her senior year and becoming a military spouse. Judi opted to pursue a career in broadcasting after completing her college internship at WTHR Channel 13 in Indianapolis. She earned her first position as a reporter for WIS News Radio 1320am. Judi has worked as a general assignment reporter, weekend anchor, and anchor of WIS Sunrise during her time at WIS.

Judi Gatson WIS-TV

Gatson is currently working at WIS-TV where she works alongside other famous WIS-TV anchors and reporters including;

  1. Adam Clark
  2. Von Gaskin
  3. Kevin Armone
  4. Dominic Brown
  5. Joe Gorchow
  6. Rick Henry
  7. Chris Joseph
  8. Adam Mintzer
  9. Drew Aunkst
  10. Madeline Cuddihy
  11. Hannah Cumler
  12. Alicia Barnes
  13. Leland Pinder
  14. Dawndy Mercer Plank
  15. Sam Bleiweis
  16. Greg Adeline

Judi Gatson Social Media Platforms

Gatson is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 29k followers on Twitter, over 400 followers on Instagram, and over 49k followers on Facebook.