Brigida Mack

Brigida Mack is an award-winning anchor/reporter for WBTV News in Charlotte. A native of the Queen City, she joined Channel 3 in August of 2009. She co-anchors the station's top-rated afternoon newscast, First at 4:00, with Jamie Boll. In March 2014, Brigida began anchoring full-time at WBTV with the addition of its primetime eight o'clock show on sister channel, Bounce TV. She co-anchors the hour-long show alongside Delano Little. A fun and eclectic mix of news, in-depth look at community events, pop culture and sports, Brigida is excited about this new role! She began her career as a weekend anchor in Charlottesville, VA. Over her nearly 12 year career, Brigida has covered the Virginia Tech shootings, interviewed former President Jimmy Carter, actress and Autism spokesperson, Sissy Spacek as well as several well-known comedians and celebrities. She has also covered her a number of hurricanes including Isabel and Frances, in addition to an earthquake in Central Virginia! Brigida is a proud alumna the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she holds a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism. She also graduated from Myers Park High School -- Go Mustangs! The N.C. Associated Press honored Brigida in 2012 when she won its "Best Series" award for her heart-warming series, "Pass 3 On." She was also nominated for an Emmy in 2004 for team coverage of Hurricane Frances. Creative Loafing's readers voted her "Best Local TV Reporter", in the magazine's "Best of Charlotte" Awards for four consecutive years, from 2005-2008 and again in 2010. She is also member of the National Association of Black Journalists. Brigida is also passionate about health and fitness. In 2013, she courageously shared her journey to live a healthier lifestyle and her "TeamNOSugar" campaign went global with followers as far away as Denmark! She's lost more than 60 lbs since then by giving up processed and added sugars. She continues to work toward her health and fitness goals while inspiring and encouraging others to live a healthy lifestyle through her blog. When Brigida is not being a news junkie or working out, she enjoys traveling, reading and cheering on her beloved Tar Heels!

Recent Articles by Brigida

  #TeamNOSugar: CMS teacher implements no-sugar classroom environment

‘Don’t make excuses... I was the master of excuses.’ Woman needs open heart surgery after repeatedly brushing off symptoms

Black History Month Spotlight: Charlotte’s first black woman DJ

‘A little bell went off in my head.’ Heart attack survivor’s critical message for women

‘I no longer crave sugary items I would normally grab.’ #TeamNOSugar first-timer on taking control of her health.

Black History Month Spotlight: The man behind the legendary Mert’s Heart & Soul

The cancer you can prevent: How guidelines, screenings for Cervical cancer have changed

The one simple way to keep your child at a healthy weight

Experts issue fitness guidelines for preschoolers for the first time

Are you at risk for high blood pressure? Why you need to find out.

Glaucoma: The ‘Sneak Thief of Sight’ affects millions

TeamNOSugar: Marking one week down with a success story!

Charlotte organization helps moms pursue higher education, hopes to impact their children, too

Breaking the Stigma of Hospice Care: ‘It’s not about death.’

Breaking down the 5 keys to good health in men

Winter health myths: What’s fact and what’s fake?

TeamNOSugar: Charlotte chef slims down in spite of daily temptations on the job!

Charlotte man pays it forward, starts support group for fellow trauma survivors

Behind the Scenes: An inside look at the region’s only Level One Trauma Center

Charlotte’s Affordable Housing Crisis: What’s being done to solve it?