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Sharon Tazewell Biography
Sharon Tazewell is a multi-ethnic an Award-Winning News Anchor with 16+ years of anchoring and reporting experience. She anchored WNCN’s evening newscasts at 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 in Raleigh, NC (DMA #24). Sharon has a proven record of increasing ratings.
When she joined the evening team in 2005, viewership increased an unprecedented 75%. Previously, she anchored WNCN’s Morning newscasts. Sharon’s strong anchoring and newsroom leadership skills will launch your newsroom to another level. Sharon, an anchor at WNCN CBS North Carolina since 2005, left the station on March 1, 2018.
Sharon Tazewell Age
Sharon was born in Antigua she has not revealed the year, month and date of her birth. So her age is still unknown.
Sharon Tazewell Education
Sharon holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication with a concentration in Broadcast News from Kent State University.
Sharon Tazewell Family
Sharon was born in Antigua and was brought up in the public eye as the daughter of a politician/minister father and a Trinidadian mother. Growing up in four countries and experiencing so many cultures, including political strife, her inquisitiveness started at a young age. Sharon has a thirst and passion for local and international news.
Sharon Tazewell Nationality
Sharon an Award Winning Evening News Anchor and actress was born in West Indian island of Antigua. She is a citizen of four countries Trini , Antigua , Canada and USA.
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Sharon is a happily married woman. She got married to her husband Thomas on July 14 2001.
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Sharon tweeted on Monday February 12, 2018 that she is looking for a reporting or anchor position at a station in a Top 10 market or at a network, and that she will be available on March 5 2018. (Raleigh-Durham is listed as a Number 24 market in 2017 Nielsen DMA rankings.)
Sharon Tazewell Leaving WNCN
Sharon , an anchor at WNCN CBS North Carolina since 2005, left the station March 1. 2018. WNCN news director Ed Trauschke first announced the departure in an email to staff. The email was shared with The News & Observer. In the note, Trauschke recounted some of Sharon’s work while at WNCN.
“During her 12 and a half years here at the station, Sharon has covered some of North Carolina’s biggest stories. … Her anchoring and reporting on stories like the Chapel Hill Student murders, Hurricane Matthew and the recent Confederate statue demonstrations played a key role in our coverage of these important stories.”
When Sharon first arrived at WNCN in 2005, she was as a reporter and morning news anchor. Prior to WNCN, Sharon anchored the evening news at WCTV and WTLH in Tallahassee. She has also worked on the CBS News program “Eye to Eye with Connie Chung.”
She began anchoring weekday evenings at WNCN in 2014, co-anchoring the 5, 5:30, 6 and 11 p.m. newscasts alongside Sean Maroney. Her workmate Maroney announced his departure January 24 2018 and his last day at WNCN is February 14 2018. Maroney has taken the position of Major Gifts Officer with Habitat for Humanity of Wake County.
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Since she joined WNCN, Sharon has covered a wide range of breaking and feature stories. Sharon was the first reporter to interview the fathers of three Muslim students murdered execution style by their neighbor in Chapel Hill, NC. She updated their stories throughout the federal investigation. She anchored extended coverage of protestors in Durham, NC after the toppling of a Confederate monument, and the fight against HB2. Sharon also anchored extended hurricane coverage and was there when a NC teen found out he had a heart donor to the day he walked out of the hospital with a new heart.
She reported from the Red Carpet for the Tony’s, interviewed Ellen on her show, hosts from The Talk, Extra and acted on The Young & the Restless. She profiled Make A Wish children and raised millions of airline miles and thousands of dollars for a boy whose face was mauled off by a dog.
The station has seen a good amount of turnover since being purchased by Nextstar in January 2017, but in recent months, WNCN has added positions: meteorologists Paul Heggen and Erin Clanahan; and weekday morning anchor Taniya Wright.
Sharon Tazewell Net Worth
Sharon an Award Winning News Anchor and actress has not revealed her annual salary she gets from her career. Her estimated net worth is unknown.