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

  • WSSU Rams prepare for championship game [Video]

    Posted on: 8:43 am, December 14, 2012, by

    In this video, FOX8′s Kerry Charles reports on the Winston-Salem State University football team’s preparations for their upcoming championship game. 
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  • Our Town: Kernersville

    Posted on: 9:44 am, December 12, 2012, by

    It’s one of the oldest houses in the Piedmont Triad and it is decked out for the holidays.  Korner’s Folly...
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  • Our Town: Thomasville

    Posted on: 8:45 am, December 5, 2012, by

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — This edition of Our Town will take you to Thomasville, where an old department store that was...
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  • Our Town: Burlington

    Posted on: 11:55 am, November 28, 2012, by , updated on: 12:21pm, November 28, 2012

    At one time, slavery was big business in North Carolina and other parts of the country.  A number of families...
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  • Rapper T.I. talks about career, new album in visit to FOX8 studios

    Posted on: 8:56 am, November 26, 2012, by

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Rapper T.I. stopped by the FOX8 studios Monday morning to discuss his new album, bits of...
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    T.I. visits FOX8 studios
  • Our Town: Graham

    Posted on: 11:14 am, November 21, 2012, by , updated on: 11:49am, November 28, 2012

    Looking for something fun to do with the family during the holidays?  Well, look no further than Graham.  The city...
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  • How to: Thanksgiving Dinner, Pt. II

    Posted on: 11:10 am, November 8, 2012, by , updated on: 11:13am, November 8, 2012

    In 2011, Kerry was given the task of cooking Thanksgiving for his morning show co-anchors.  Check out his moves!  How...
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  • How to: Thanksgiving Dinner, Pt. 1

    Posted on: 11:01 am, November 8, 2012, by , updated on: 11:20am, November 8, 2012

    In 2011, Kerry was given the task of cooking Thanksgiving for his morning show co-anchors.  His effort began with one...
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  • Bully Project: Reformed Bullies

    Posted on: 10:53 pm, November 7, 2012, by , updated on: 09:52am, November 8, 2012

    When it comes to dealing with bullying, bullies are often left out of the conversation. A group of high school...
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  • Our Town: Alamance Co. Historical Museum

    Posted on: 11:52 am, October 31, 2012, by , updated on: 11:55am, October 31, 2012

    There’s a house in Alamance County that dates back to the late 1700s.  It’s a jewel to the Piedmont community. ...
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  • Our Town: Lexington

    Posted on: 8:03 am, October 24, 2012, by , updated on: 08:14am, October 24, 2012

    Hearings may no longer take place at Davidson County’s second courthouse.  However, there’s new life in the old building.  Our...
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  • Our Town: Lewisville

    Posted on: 9:38 am, October 17, 2012, by , updated on: 11:58am, October 31, 2012

    People in one Piedmont community are working to preserve their town’s rich history. There’s plenty of peace, quiet, and historic...
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