Rod Carter Bio-Wiki

Rod Carter is an award-winning American Broadcast Journalist with over 25 years of experience in the media industry working as a weeknight evening anchor at CBS 17 (WNCN) in Raleigh, North Carolina. He has been part of this network since March 2021.

Rod Carter Age, Birthday

Carter likes to keep a low profile and as of 2024, he has not disclosed his age and birthday. However, judging from his appearance, he seems to be around his 50’s.

Rod Carter Parents, Siblings

Carter was born and raised to black parents. However, Information regarding his mom, dad, siblings, and relatives is still under review and, so far is not available publicly.

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Rod Carter Education

Carter obtained his High School Diploma in 1986 at Amos P Godby High School. From there, he joined Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Rod Carter’ Wife, Children

Carter likes to keep a low profile and has, therefore, not disclosed who he’s married to or dating as of 2024. However, this part will be updated once reliable information is available.

Rod Carter Career | Wiki

Carter is a weeknight evening anchor at CBS 17 News. He anchors WNCN-TV newscasts at 4,5,6,11. Rod joins WNCN-TV after spending about two decades at WFLA in Tampa, Florida.

Likewise, ​Rod guides and coaches upcoming journalists as a mentor. For years he has been the lead trainer for the NABJ-FAMU Journalism Short Course, instructing students in broadcast during an intensive weekend course. Rod also worked at St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh as a Fall 2021 adjunct professor of communications.

Prior to working at WFLA, Rod was a Morning and Midday Anchor for two years and 9 months at WVTM-TV, Birmingham, Alabama Area from Jul 2007 to Mar 2010. Before that, he served as a Reporter and Fill-in Anchor at WFLA-TV News Channel 8 / WTTA-TV Great 38, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Florida Area for about 7 yrs from Jul 2000 to Jul 2007 · From October 1996 to July 2000, Rod was a Morning and Midday Anchor at  WVTM-TV, Birmingham, Alabama Area.

Before working at WVTM-TV, he was a reporter and anchor at WAGT, Augusta, GA from October 1995 to October 1996. From August 1993 to October 1995, Rod was a Weekend Anchor and Reporter at WTXL, Tallahassee, FL. He also served as a Producer at WCJB, Gainesville-FL from October 1992 to August 1993. After college, Rod began his journalism occupation as a Producer, Reporter, and Host at WFSU, Tallahassee, FL from August 1990 to October 1992.

Besides being a journalist, he is the International Director of Publicity for the fraternity and is a proud Life representative of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. Likewise, Rod is a charter member of the Sigma Xi Sigma chapter in Tampa and the previous 2nd Vice President. Since shifting to Raleigh, he has joined the Eta Sigma Chapter of the fraternity and is also a representative of the NAACP.

Further, Rod is the immediate previous Region III Director for the National Association of Black Journalists and a previous president of the Tampa Bay Association of Black Journalists. He is currently a member of the Raleigh-Durham Chapter of the NABJ.

Rod Carter Awards

For his good work, Rod has been honored with multiple awards including;
  • DPAC Rising Star Awards Judge
  • National Association of Black Journalists-RDU, Vice President Digital
  • North Carolina Leadership Board of the American Diabetes Association
  • Tampa Bay Juneteenth Coalition Board (past)
  • Hillsborough Community College Digital, TV, and Media Production Advisory Board
  • Wendell-Wake Branch NAACP member
  • The Crisis Center of Tampa Bay (past Board Member)
  • Gentleman’s Quest mentoring program Advisory Board (Chairman)
  • Board of Visitors, FAMU School of Journalism

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Rod Carter Height

Carter has an estimated height of 6 feet 1 inches equaling 1.85 meters.

Rod Carter Salary

Carter has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 89, 150 to $ 189,405K.

Rod Carter’s Net Worth

Carter has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 5 Million. Nevertheless, his profession as an anchor is his primary source of income.

Is Rod Carter on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow him via Twitter, or Instagram. Rod doesn’t appear to have a public TikTok or Snapchat account.