Karla Redditte

Karla Redditte


Karla Redditte is the anchor for NBC12 News at 5, 5:30, 6, and 11. She is a native of Memphis, Tennessee who received her undergraduate degree from Loyola University in New Orleans and a graduate degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

She previously worked in Biloxi, MS, Savannah, GA, and Huntsville, AL before heading to NBC12 in September 2012. Karla is an avid world traveler and community volunteer. She is also a member of several organizations, including the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.


  • 2018 NABJ Salute to Excellence finalist in Long Form Feature Reporting
  • 2018 NCCB Emmy Finalist for Historical/Cultural Program Feature
  • 2018 Edward R. Murrow Award
  • 2018 George Peabody Award
  • 2018 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award
  • 2016 Emerge Foundation Speaker Recognition Award
  • 2015 Community STAR Award
  • 2015 ICCS Hall of Fame - Role Model for Women


  • Loyola University in New Orleans, B.A. Communications
  • University of Missouri-Columbia, M.A. Broadcast Journalism

Recent Articles by Karla

Karla Redditte leaves NBC12 after 8 years

  Richmond group brings science lessons to students’ yards

  Virginia ‘Hidden Figure’ debuts memoir highlighting her groundbreaking journey

  Midlothian family hosts virtual fundraiser in memory of beloved toddler

  Richmond artists combine art and activism in new coloring book

Richmond museum partners with local artists to create community-wide art project

  Richmond artist creates frames to help VCU Health in COVID-19 fight

  Pack of hounds protects vineyard from pests in Kilmarnock

  Henrico baker expands services to offer online cooking courses

Local organizations partner to host drive-by food drive for those in need

Henrico librarian holds ‘Roadside Read-A-Louds’ for students

Midlothian neighborhood hosts Sidewalk Chalk Day

Henrico couple exchanges virtual vows for family and friends

Henrico County adjusts response practices, urges calling 911 only in emergencies

Richmond artist draws portraits of COVID-19 survivors

Virginia Horse Test Positive for Equine Herpesvirus-1

GRTC suspends fare collection until further notice

Winning lottery ticket worth $50,000 expires March 30

  Petersburg teacher uses rap to reach students and teach lessons

  Richmond restaurant featured on show with chef Gordon Ramsay

  Henrico woman helps to share stories of ancestors through new exhibit

  Miss America Camille Schrier returns to Richmond as part of nationwide tour

Best-selling author Mitch Albom heads to Richmond for fundraiser

  Kehinde Wiley’s ‘Rumors of War’ sculpture installed at VMFA

  Richmond seniors, students create masterpieces through art program

  Hopewell fifth graders produce daily newscasts for school community

  Richmond startup named one of the best companies in America

  Monument in response to Confederate statues unveiled in New York

  Paws to Swim offers safe environment for dogs to swim and play

  Richmond drumline wins international competition