Barbara Gibbs Bio | Wiki
Barbara Gibbs is an American journalist currently working as a Morning and Noon Anchor at WTVD-TV ABC-11 in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. She is a recipient of the 2008 Emmy from the Nashville Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for her best element story for, Destitute Singers, a piece around 3 vagrants in Raleigh with a longing to be gospel vocalists.
Previously, Barbara worked as a morning anchor for WTVQ in Lexington, Kentucky.
Barbara Gibbs Age
She was born on September 7, 1967, in Memphis, Tennessee, United States.
Barbara is 54 years old.
Barbara Gibbs Height
She is a woman of average stature as drawn from her images. Barbara stands at a height of 5 ft 3 in (approx. 1.6 m).
Barbara Gibbs Family
She was born to her parents in Memphis, Tennessee, and later her family moved to Texas and New Jersey and later settling in Mobile Alabama. Her father’s name is, Ferrill Louis Gibbs Sr. while her mother is Linnie Scruggs Gibbs. Moreover, Barbara has two siblings, Carol Anne Braswell and Ferrill Jr.
Barbara Gibbs Husband
She is engaged to Kevin Allen, however, she is yet to get married as their planned wedding was postponed due to the Covid-19 situation. We are keeping tabs and we will update you once their wedding dates are set. Additionally, Barbara currently resides in Durham, North Carolina.
Barbara Gibbs Auburn University
She attended and graduated from high school in Mobile Alabama. Furthermore, Barbara graduated from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, majoring in public relations and minoring in Sociology.
Barbara Gibbs Wtvd | Abc11
She is currently working as a co-anchor for the morning and noon newscasts with Anchor John Clark, Amber Rupinta, and Meteorologist Don Schwenneker for the ABC11 Eyewitness News in Raleigh. Barbara has covered major stories and won awards like the 2008 Emmy award from the Nashville Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for the best feature story for, Homeless Singers. Moreover, the story was about three homeless men in Raleigh with a desire to be gospel singers.
In addition, she has received an Emmy nomination for a second feature “Barbara Gibbs’ Little Valentine,” about a story of a young boy in Spring Lake who touched her heart on Valentine’s Day. The most memorable moment in her journalism career is traveling to New York City with a Durham breast cancer survivor to meet “Good Morning America’s” Robin Roberts. Also, meeting a miracle family of a young mother with cystic fibrosis who survived giving birth and a double-lung transplant.
Prior to joining the ABC 11 Eyewitness News in 2001, she worked as a morning anchor/reporter at WTVQ in Lexington, Kentucky. Before that, Barbara worked as a co-anchor at the 6 pm and 11 pm shows for WSLS-TV in Roanoke, Virginia.
Some of Barbara’s Colleagues at ABC 11 Includes:
Tisha Powell – News Anchor and Reporter
Michael Perchick – Reporter
Akilah Davis – Race and Culture Reporter
Elaina Athans – General Assignment Reporter
Andrea Blanford – Anchor and Reporter
Kweilyn Murphy – Meteorologist
Barbara Gibbs Wedding | Engagement Ring
Barbara and her fiance Kevin Allen planned to get married in 2020 but they postponed their wedding due to Covid-19. Additionally, the couple had planned to get married on November 14, 2020, at Grand Bohemian Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina. We are closely following on this and we will update you once the pair update as to when they plan to tie the knot next.
Barbara Gibbs Salary
She is working for ABC 11 Eyewitness News and receives her salary for working as an anchor and reporter. Barbara earns an estimated annual salary of $ 86,900.
Barbara Gibbs Net Worth
She is a veteran broadcast journalist and has been working for more than 2 decades. Over the years, she has accumulated quite an impressive fortune. Barbara has an estimated net worth of $ 2.1 million.
How Old Is Barbara Gibbs
She is 54 years old. Additionally, Barbara celebrates her birthday every year with family and friends on the 7th of September.
Is Barbara Gibbs Engaged
Yes. Moreover, Barbara got engaged to her fiance, Kelvin Allen, and the pair planned to tie the knot in November 2020. However, their wedding was postponed due to a coronavirus pandemic.