Anchor Shon Gables Joins WGCL Atlanta
Meredith-owned CBS affiliate WGCL Atlanta (DMA 9) is adding Shon Gables as co-anchor of CBS46 Morning News (4:30-7 a.m.) with Gurvir Dhindsa, beginning March 5.
Gables comes to WGCL from KTBS Shreveport, La., where she has been the primary anchor. Prior to that, she spent four years as an anchor at WFAA Dallas. She was a morning anchor at WCBS New York City and WDIV Detroit.
She’s the recipient of many awards, including: Louisiana Broadcast Prestige Award, National Association of Black Journalists awards, Lee Evans Outstanding Journalist Award, National Black Achiever in Industry Award, American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Award, New York City Excellence in Media Award by the Harlem Chamber of Commerce and the Thurgood Marshall Prestige Award.
Gables has also been recognized by Ebony magazine for exemplary community service and is an Emmy nominee.
Gables, a seven-year United States Army Reservist, earned her degree in economics at the University of Oklahoma.