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!
A panel of Duke experts hosted a webinar on Wednesday where they discussed the coronavirus pandemic, along with topics such as herd immunity, vaccine distribution and the possibility of vaccine passports.
Local organization 'Love in Action’ is working to send 5,000 handmade Valentine’s Day cards to local nursing homes, enlisting the help of volunteers from families, local businesses and organizations and more.
The 30-bed campus constructed in the parking lot of the Caldwell Memorial Hospital was built in just seven days and will provide regional COVID-19 care support for those living in western North Carolina.
Forty-thousand brand new books were given away to students in the Charlotte area at no charge. Classroom Central partnered with Domtar of Fort Mill and First Book to get the books to students in need who attend Charlotte-area schools.