Sharonne Hayes

Sharonne Hayes

Multimedia Journalist

Charlotte, NC

Sharonne Hayes is a Multimedia Journalist/Reporter who joined the WBTV Morning Show team in January 2019.

Born and raised in Birmingham, AL, she graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) with degrees in Psychology and Journalism. Sharonne developed her love for news, storytelling and community involvement while interning at WBTV’s sister station, WBRC.

She got her start in news as an Assignment Desk Editor before accepting a position at WBRC as a news content specialist. There, she primarily worked behind the scenes filming, editing and putting together content until she took a position at WACH in Columbia as an MMJ/Reporter in December 2016.

Sharonne has covered everything from crime and severe weather to community action and human-interest stories. Now on WBTV’s Morning Team, she’ll join you LIVE each day to help you get your day going with everything you need to know about the Queen City and surrounding areas.

When Sharonne is not being a ‘newsie’, she enjoys videogaming, hiking, reading, catching up on live local music, volunteering and getting in as much time with her family as possible.

Don’t miss Sharonne Hayes on the WBTV News This Morning weekdays from 5-7 a.m!

Recent Articles by Sharonne

  Man killed in shooting outside west Charlotte computer gaming business

CMS board members update budget funding for 2021-22 school year

  LGBTQ groups commit $10,000 in support, relief to Black trans community

  Duke University experts weigh in on vaccine distribution, vaccine passports and more

  NC lawmakers seek to address ‘crisis in literacy’ by shifting to phonics-based education

  NC Republican lawmakers push transgender sports bill

  N.C. lawmakers urged to pump the brakes on controversial underage driving law

  ‘Life meant something to him’: Second person dies in south Charlotte shooting

  ‘Love in Action’ works to send 5,000 handmade Valentine’s Day cards to local nursing homes

  Iredell Co. hosts second COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Mazzepa Park

Samaritan’s Purse to close 30-bed field hospital in Lenoir

  Charlotte herbalist becomes ‘Master Distiller’ after using skills for COVID-19 relief

  S.C. superintendent supports return to in-person learning, cites updated CDC guidelines

  Union County Public Schools shifts back to in-person learning

  Samaritan’s Purse opens new field hospital at Caldwell UNC

  Local comic store auctions classic Pokémon trading cards worth thousands

  Local church works with City of Charlotte to build sustainable housing units in uptown

  Mental health experts offer tips on balancing multiple students in one household

  Hundreds celebrate the Juneteenth holiday amidst back drop of continued protests

  Northlake Mall welcomes shoppers back, along with new safety regulations

  Monroe food pantry draws hundreds of families in need of groceries

  Local group thanks employees at Harris Teeter for being ‘retail responders’

  ‘International Women Build Week’ addresses affordable housing in York County

  American Red Cross, NFL team up to help increase blood donations after holiday slump

  NASCAR’s ‘Undeck the Halls’ offers post-Christmas goodies to racing fans

  Charlotte Rescue Mission provides ‘fine dining’ Christmas experience for residents

  City leaders focus on uptown development, transportation ahead of MLS changes

Thousands of books given to Charlotte-area students in need

  Family processes death of mother, student Kendal Crank: ’It doesn’t come with a manual'

  Charlotte growth slows as more people trade city for suburbs