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
From protests to debates over monuments, there is a lot happening in Richmond right now. For some people, young or old, it can be confusing. So, two friends decided to take it upon themselves to explain what's happening in a fun way, and they are using their shared passion for art to do it.
Everyone has a talent, and these days, some people are using their talents to help their neighbors. Artist Keith Ramsey typically creates masterpieces using acrylic, wood, and metal. However, now, he is using his skills to create life-saving works of art, which is helping to keep Virginia strong.
Some of the best wine in the world is made right here in Virginia. Wineries and vineyards make big bucks throughout the Commonwealth, and even with social distancing, their work must continue. We found one group in the Northern Neck dedicated to making sure the harvest remains plentiful.
These days, business owners are having to change the way they do business. Some are temporarily closing their doors. Others are opening new ones by expanding their services. One Henrico entrepreneur falls into the latter group, sweetening the deal with her sweet treats.
The event will collect canned foods and other non-perishable items Wednesday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot located at the Tuckahoe Village Shopping Center in front of Holland Family Chiropractic.
“We ask the public to help us by calling 911 only for life-threatening emergencies and to remain patient, as we have modified some of our response protocols to protect the community and our public safety workers," said Alec Oughton, Henrico Fire Chief.
Students learn all types of lessons in the classroom each day.However, one group of fifth graders at Cool Spring Elementary School in Petersburg gets many of its lessons through lyrics, courtesy of a hip hop loving teacher.
Nearly 350 artifacts and pictures make up a new exhibit at Richmond's Black History Museum. Each piece tells the stories of six enslaved families who lived at Monticello. However, while one Henrico woman is helping to tell their stories, she is also learning more about her own story.
There is an artist inside all of us. One group of seniors is discovering that through a special program called Opening Minds Through Art.The seniors are paired with college students to create masterpieces. However, throughout the process, they are developing so much more.
Arthur Ashe used his 'star power' to fight for so many people and causes. As the community prepares to celebrate a street renaming in his honor, it is not hard to find people who continue to do what they can for him.