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

  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

  Hundreds gather as Richmond’s Boulevard officially becomes Arthur Ashe Boulevard

  Arthur Ashe’s social activism inspires community service

  Arthur Ashe’s legacy continues to impact young tennis players

  Arthur Ashe Boulevard ‘finally’ coming to fruition after years of talk

  Va. farmer creates wooden masterpieces to teach history lessons

  Richmond police officer proves dreams come true at any age

  Armstrong High theater department presents first full production in more than 30 years

  Richmond school crossing guard honored for 50 years of service

  Richmond school uses ballroom dance to teach life lessons

  Young entrepreneurs sell goods in Richmond Children’s Business Fair

  Richmond artist creates masks to share stories of history and pride

  Richmond man provides thousands of free books to area children

  Richmond dogs to compete in Westminster Dog Show

Celebrity shoppers race to end hunger in supermarket sweep

  ‘I wanted to feel more feminine’: Woman warns of breast implant illnesses

Chesterfield cheerleader to perform in London’s New Year’s Day parade

  Richmond woman serves as superhero for children with disabilities

  Richmond World War II veteran authors first book at 91

  Henrico brothers receive patent for Lollipop Toothbrush invention

  Richmond organizations push for sickle cell awareness, donor registration

  Virginia rapper gains attention for lyrics of inspiration