Charlie Gaddy

Charlie Gaddy

About 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 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.

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