Charlotte Deleste Biography
Charlotte Deleste is an American journalist serving as a morning news anchor, “News 3 This Morning”, for Madison’s WISC-TV (Channel 3). She is the founder of Gio’s Garden Therapeutic Respite Center.
Charlotte Deleste Age
Deleste was born on April 19, 1972 in St. Louis, Missouri.
Charlotte Deleste Nationality
Charlotte is an American national.
Charlotte Deleste Education
Deleste has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast & Electronic Communication.
Charlotte Deleste Husband
Deleste is married to Ron Giordan who serves as a social media strategy director for Mid-West Digital Marketing. He is a former broadcast producer and assistant news director
He has said that his work allows him to continue doing what he has always loved, “My current job allows me to continue doing what I have always loved: being on top of all that is happening in the world on a daily basis. Social media is how news is spread now … much faster than broadcasting. My interaction with people locally, nationally and even internationally via social media keeps my life interesting.”
Charlotte Deleste Children
Charlotte is a mom to two boys, Giovanni and Benicio. Her firstborn son Giovanni was diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Disorder—Not Otherwise Specified, an autism spectrum disorder. He began having seizures as soon as he was born. He had a brain surgery and continued to have as many as 80 seizures a day.
Charlotte Deleste Gio’s Garden
In June 2012 Charlotte founded a nonprofit organization in honor of her older son. The organization provides families with up to 16 hours of therapy/respite care a month free of charge, plus helps connect parents to other critical resources in the area.
The nonprofit was inspired by their son who at 2 months old starting showing signs of a rare form of childhood epilepsy called Lennox Gastaut Syndrome. He needs care around the clock and was also diagnosed on the autism spectrum and can’t communicate with words.
Together with her husband, they found they were only qualified or public respite care only one hour a day, five days a week. She founded the organization for parents of special-needs children.
Charlotte Deleste WISC-TV
Deleste joined WISC-TV, a CBS affiliate in Madison, in December 2006. She anchors “News 3 This Morning”. In 2012 she received Woman of the Year Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Women of Color Network and has participated in many Muscular Dystrophy Association and Make-A-Wish telethons.
She began her career as an intern at Entertainment Tonight. She later joined KTTC-TV as a reporter. In 1996 she joined WDJT-TV as an anchor and reporter. She joined WBRE in 2000 as an anchor until 2003.
She has also worked as a marketing specialist for the Wisconsin Department of Veteran Affairs.
Charlotte Deleste Do something good
Charlotte hosts a segment called “Do something good” which is a monthly highlight of an individual or cause which truly exemplifies the human spirit.
Charlotte Deleste Net worth
Charlotte’s net worth is under review.