Gina Esposito joined the Eyewitness News Daybreak team as a morning reporter in May 2016. You can watch her Monday through Friday on WSOC-TV.
Esposito comes to Charlotte from KKTV 11 News in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At KKTV, she worked on the morning show so getting up early is nothing new.
In Colorado, she covered the Aurora Theater Shooting Trial, Republican Presidential Debate in Boulder, Colorado, Legalization of Recreational Marijuana and Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage. Colorado also allowed Esposito to covered major weather events, like floods, fires, blizzards, and tornadoes. She also worked in the station’s bureau office in Pueblo, Colorado.
Esposito started her career as a reporter on the west side of the state at KJCT News 8 in Grand Junction, Colorado.
Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Esposito attended San Jose State University and earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She worked as an anchor/reporter for SJSU’s Update News. She served as the Vice President for Radio-Television-Digital-News-Association (RTDNA).
Esposito also had the amazing opportunity to intern at the station she grew up watching, KTVU Channel 2 News in Oakland, California. At KTVU, Esposito shadowed Emmy-winning reporters.
Before becoming a reporter, Esposito worked as an Educational Leadership Consultant for Alpha Xi Delta Fraternity. As a professional consultant, she traveled to more than 15 states (mostly in the south east), and visited nearly 20 universities across the country. Several chapters were located in North Carolina and South Carolina. She loved the area and is excited to be back.
In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking, crafting and spending time with friends. She’s excited to explore the Carolinas.
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