Virginia was NewsChannel 12’s morning anchor for 26 years, and the first African-American anchor in Eastern North Carolina. She joined our station 1976.
She worked alongside Skip Waters during her career. The two were close friends – and stayed in touch up until Skip’s passing.Advertisement
Virginia had one stroke in the 1990’s and rallied from that to work again. She then had a major stroke in 2002 and had to stop working.