Shon Gables Biography
Shon Gables is an American Anchor/Reporter/Producer working with CBS46 News in Atlanta where she serves the station as an Evening Anchor. There, she anchors the evening news at 5 and 11 PM. Additionally, she also anchors the evening News at 9 on Peachtree TV.
Shon Gables Career
Gables works with CBS46 News where she serves the station as an evening anchor for the evening news at 5 and 11 PM. She has a deep history of working in journalism throughout the Southwest. She began her broadcast career at KCWH located in Wichita, Kansas where she was reporting news and anchored a station public affairs program. Prior to CBS46, she was serving as a News Anchor for WCBS-TV located in New York City.
Later on, she made a move to KWTV located in Oklahoma City where she was working as a news reporter, anchor, and producer where she was covering US military issues affecting Tinker Air Force Base. There, she also served as a United States Army Reservist for about seven years. Additionally, she also worked in radio at KVSP located in Oklahoma City where she was serving as a news director.
Later on, she joined WDIV located in Detroit where she was working as a reporter and morning anchor covering local news. While she was in Detroit, she served as a spokesperson for the American Cancer Society’s Southwest Division which later led to producing a two-hour special on breast cancer awareness.
While she was anchoring WCBS morning broadcasts between 2003 and 2006, she covered many of New York’s most memorable stories and community events which include the Republican National Convention, the Historic New York City Subway Centennial Celebration, the NYC Transit strike, and the blackout of 2003. Additionally, she also covered the Twin Towers Memorial, the Summer Olympics bid, and the reopening of the Statue of Liberty
Additionally, the Emmy-nominated journalist, Shon hosted a variety of televised specials throughout her broadcast career. Particularly close to her heart was “Salute to NYC Schools: Truman High School and the Tunnels to Towers Run.” She also hosted the program and participated in the run which honored New York firefighters that died on the 11th of September 2001.
While she was working in New York, she also wrote and anchored “Salute to Harlem.” This show explored Harlem’s economic development, social impact, and future. Additionally, she went on to host Black Enterprise Magazine’s nationally syndicated program “Black Enterprise Business Report,” at the time television only business news and executive lifestyle program focused entirely on African-Americans, reaching 80% of all black households in more than 211 markets.
While she was working on the BET program, she also interviewed top newsmakers which include Hillary Clinton, BET co-founder Shelia Johnson, and Texas-based Bishop T.D. Jakes, President Barack Obama, and Time Warner Chairman Richard Parsons
Shon is an Emmy-nominated journalist and the recipient of the 2017 Louisiana Broadcasters Prestige Award for best election coverage. Additionally, she also received several National Association of Black Journalists awards and a Lee Evans Outstanding Journalist Award. This is in addition to being honored with the 2003 New York City Excellence in Media by the Harlem Chamber of Commerce.
Additionally, she was the recipient of a National Black Achiever in Industry Award and American Women in Radio and Television’s Gracie Award. She was also one of Network Journal’s 40 under 40 Black Achievers. This is in addition to serving on the board of Eagle Academy, an all-boys public school in the Bronx, New York.
Gables is also a proud member of IRE, investigative reporters, and editors, and was most recently the evening news anchor and investigative reporter for the ABC affiliate in Shreveport, Louisiana. She is a proud graduate of the University of Oklahoma and holds a degree in economics and is also currently pursuing her MBA at Louisiana Tech University.
Shon Gables Age
Gables was born on the 13th of April 1981. She is 42 years old.
Shon Gables Birthday
Gables celebrates her birthday on the 13th of April annually.
Shon Gables Family
She has six siblings and she is the sixth child of her parents. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents.
Shon Gables Husband
Gables has been married three times and is a mother of three kids. In 2009, she married Anthony Robinson, her third and current spouse.
She met her first husband Bryan Abrams, a member of the R&B group Color Me Badd in the 1990s. Shon married Bryan in 1992 after a short courtship. In New York, their marriage came to an end, after Shon learned of her expecting a child. Peter Klamka, was her second husband. The affair, however, was not all cupcakes, and the two parted ways.
Shon Gables Anthony Robinson
Robinson is the husband of Gables. Further, he is the third and current husband of Gables. They exchanged vows in 2009.
Shon Gables Peter Klamka
Klamka is Gables’ second husband. Their relationship ended with her filing a false police report against him thus leading to his arrest. Further, the judge later ruled in favor of Klamka and demanded Gables pay $250,000 to him. They had a child together.
Shon Gables Bryan Abrams
Abrams is Gables’ first husband and a member of the 1990s R&B band. They met while she competed in a Miss Black OU pageant and he was performing during intermission alongside his band members. After discovering her pregnancy, Abrams left her as per Gables.
At the time, she served as a ticket agent at New York LaGuardia airport. Later, she went to Oklahoma following the divorce. Abrams works at an Oklahoma City Tire store. Further, Gables sued him for $16,000 for child support in 2015 alongside his other ex-wife, Ashly Abrams.
Shon Gables Net Worth
Gables has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Shon Gables Salary
Gables earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Shon Gables Sorority/Societies
Information regarding Gables’ sorority is not known however, we know the societies that she partook in while in school. While at Louisiana Tech University, she was in the Beta Gamma Sigma International Business Society and Golden Key International Honor Society.
On the other hand, while at the University Of Oklahoma, she was in the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), the National Association of Black Journalists, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Southeast Chapter.
Shon Gables Military Service
After her stint at the University of Oklahoma, she served in the United States Army Reserves for seven years.
Shon Gables Hair
Gables’ hair is done by two qualified stylists of her own choosing. Further, she hired stylists after trying to take care of it herself and failing. She praises her stylist stating that they have superb techniques and assist in keeping her hair “camera-ready.” Additionally, she stated that a professional stylist whose technique will keep one’s hair healthy and attractive is worthy.
Shon Gables CBS46
Gables works at CBS46 where she works alongside other famous CBS46 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Rebekka Schramm
- Harry Samler
- Emily Gagnon
- Fred Kalil
- Rodney Harris
- Fred Campagna
- Ella Dorsey
- Jennifer Valdez
- Allen Devlin
- Meghan Packer
- Rob Hughes
- Gurvir Dhindsa
- Tracye Hutchins
- Karyn Greer
- Rick Folbaum