Kerry Charles

Morning News Anchor

Kerry Charles is a morning news anchor who also covers special assignments for FOX8 News. He joined the station after working for stations in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, and Shreveport, LA.

The Piedmont Triad feels like home to Kerry. It should! His mother was born in Statesville. In fact, he has a number of family members who still live in the area, as well as in several local communities.

A University of Cincinnati graduate, Kerry is very active in the local community. He is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated, president of the Triad Association of Black Journalists, and volunteers at Aycock Middle School.

Join Kerry weekdays starting at 4:30am.

Recent Articles

  • Easter Sunday to see cloudy, breezy weather

    Posted on: 9:00 pm, April 19, 2014, by , updated on: 09:02pm, April 19, 2014

    A rainy low pressure system will gradually give way to clearing skies during the day Easter Sunday. Cloudy skies with a few...
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  • Black History Month: The Carolina Peacemaker

    Posted on: 5:55 pm, January 31, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:20am, February 1, 2014

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Stories that are sometimes forgotten find a home in “The Carolina Peacemaker.” For nearly 50 years, the...
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  • Author, actor Hill Harper talks new book, Incarcerated Youth

    Posted on: 12:45 pm, November 8, 2013, by , updated on: 01:20pm, November 8, 2013

    You may know Hill Harper from many hit television shows.  But, did you also know he’s an author? He spoke...
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  • Holiday travel tips

    Posted on: 9:55 pm, October 2, 2013, by , updated on: 03:55am, October 23, 2013

    If you plan to get away for the holidays, you may want to figure out how you’ll get to your...
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  • Throwback Thursday: 11-year-old Kerry Charles on the Kids News Network

    Posted on: 9:03 am, September 19, 2013, by and , updated on: 07:09am, September 24, 2013

    Kerry Charles is living the dream – literally. An 11-year-old Kerry got his television start on the Kids News Network...
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  • Having the ‘money talk’ with older adults

    Posted on: 10:30 pm, September 17, 2013, by , updated on: 12:21pm, September 18, 2013

      As Americans ages, more people worry about their parents’ finances. For many adult children, it’s a difficult decision–when should...
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  • North Carolinians Credit ’63 March for Advances in Workplace

    Posted on: 7:04 pm, August 28, 2013, by , updated on: 03:52am, September 3, 2013

    Heralding the long fight toward racial equality that many say hasn’t ended, marchers on the National Mall on Wednesday —...
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  • Obama, Past Presidents Honor ’63 March and MLK’s Dream

    Posted on: 5:29 pm, August 28, 2013, by , updated on: 08:18am, September 2, 2013

    August 28th, 2013, three living presidents took part in a ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King,...
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  • Looking Ahead to the Day: 50th anniversary of the March on Washington

    Posted on: 9:28 am, August 28, 2013, by , updated on: 07:29am, September 2, 2013

    FOX8, The Piedmont News Station, was the only local station in DC to cover the 50th anniversary of the March...
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  • Elected Leaders Reflect on ’63 March’s Significance

    Posted on: 6:26 am, August 28, 2013, by , updated on: 07:27am, September 2, 2013

    Two elected leaders, who represent North Carolinians in our nation’s capital, reflect on the significance of the march on Washington...
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  • Greensboro Man Shares Collection, Memories of March on Washington

    Posted on: 5:00 am, August 28, 2013, by , updated on: 07:25am, September 2, 2013

    Lewis Brandon attended the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom.  The NC A&T grad helped organize buses to...
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  • Clearing up Controversy with MLK Memorial

    Posted on: 6:24 pm, August 27, 2013, by , updated on: 07:38am, September 2, 2013

    Wednesday marks 50 years since thousands gathered in Washington, DC for the March on Washington, where Martin Luther King Jr....
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