Anita Blanton is anchors in WAVY News. She is also an award-winning journalist who joined the WAVY-TV10/WVBT FOX43 a few years ago.
Her annual coverage from the site of the Oklahoma City Bombing on that tragic event’s anniversary for three years.
Anita Blanton Education
she is a proud alumna also aVA a former Miss Hampton University in America. Blanton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Anita has a Political Science from the Scripps of Howard School of Journalism and Communications.
Anita Blanton career
she has also won numerous awards from the Society of Professional Journalists. She has also Associated Press for her work not only as an anchor but also as a reporter.
Anita received several community service awards, including a citation signed by the Governor of Oklahoma for her dedication to giving back a Silver Star Legacy Award from the Urban. League of Hampton Roads.
Anita helps to create mentoring groups for pre-teens and teens. she is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Anita Blanton wavy 10
she is an anchor WAVY News at 5 pm, 6 pm, and 11 pm as well as WAVY News 10 at 10 pm on FOX43. Anita is an award-winning journalist who joined the WAVY-TV10/WVBT FOX43family from KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City, OK where she served as a morning anchor for four years.
She began her journalism career as a reporter at KTXS-TV in Abilene, Texas, before heading to Central Texas to work at KWTX-TV in Waco and WRIC-TV in Richmond, VA.
All-in-allAnita Blanton thrives on reporting the big story for her viewers. Some of the most memorable reporting of her career involves severe weather. She chases tornadoes, anchor wall-to-wall coverage during two blizzards delivered live reports in the worst fire seasons in Texas history.
While in Texas, Anita frequently covered President George W. Bush and visiting world leaders in Crawford, TX. Anita Blanton was part of team coverage, including the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech University.
Anita field anchored annual coverage from the site of the Oklahoma City Bombing on that tragic event’s anniversary for three years.
she is a former Miss Hampton University.
Anita Blanton earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. she was later named inaugural not only in Top 40 Under 40 Class of Alumni but also won numerous awards from the Society.
Her Professionality in Journalists was associated with Press for her work as an anchor and a reporter.
Blanton has also received several community service awards including a citation signed by the Governor of Oklahoma for her dedication to giving back.
She is a Silver Star Legacy Award from the Urban League of Hampton Roads.
she was selected to sing the National Anthem for the Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team for two years.
TODAY is my 6th Anniversary @WAVY_News 10!!! And after 5 stations, it’s still my favorite of them all. Thank you for 6 years of love and support! Here’s to many more! 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾💙💙💙💙💙🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 pic.twitter.com/57cbf1OK7C
— Anita Blanton (@AnitaBlantonTV) January 9, 2019