Sydney Charles

Breaking News Anchor and Producer

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Sydney Charles joined the 4 News Now team as a Breaking News Anchor and Producer in June of 2022.

Her journalism career began in early college at the University of California, Irvine where she studied literary journalism and criminology. While attending UC Irvine, she was actively involved in many student media outlets, including the official newspaper, The New University, and a student-run poverty alleviation publication, Insight Magazine.

Sydney also created her own podcast, Black Fam 2.5, dedicated to enriching Black student life across the UC-system. This endeavor gave life to a broadcast show, “The Welcome Table with Sydney and Tatum,” which won a CASE District VII gold award for excellence in communications.

She decided to further her passion for reporting at the University of Southern California where she pursued a master’s in journalism. During her time at USC, she co-produced an entertainment show, along with anchoring and creating multimedia packages for the school’s news station – Annenberg TV News. She extensively covered environmental racism in her home city of Carson, cultural events, and COVID-19 disparities in the LA area.

In her free time, she enjoys playing the piano, listening to music, and (ATTEMPTING) to cook. She’d love to connect on Twitter or via email if you have a story idea!

Articles

‘Do Not Flush’ labels now required on disposable wipes in Washington

Many people use wet wipes to clean a spill or while using the bathroom, but these products can actually become a biohazard when flushed down the toilet.

Riverfront Park’s Red Wagon reopening Saturday

New Washington law grants access to free healthcare

Starting today, a new law grants access to free or discounted healthcare.

LIST: Family fun activities for the Fourth of July

University of Idaho study shows climate change is shrinking natural habitat for salmon

The study illustrates how climate change led to a shift in habitat for the popular fish.

Local lawmakers, organizations react to Roe v. Wade decision

Today's Supreme Court decision

Parents of young children receive additional guidelines on vaccinations

Additional information has been released regarding vaccinations for the nation's youngest children.

Spokane Symphony hosting free Father’s Day concert

During Father's Day this weekend, people are invited to enjoy music with their loved ones.