Bio Profile / Wiki Information
Introduction : Education & Early Life
- Emily Gagnon is an award-winning sports anchor and reporter with CBS46 network, based in Atlanta.
- Born and raised in Canada, Emily moved to Florida in middle school. Her social media tagline proudly displays this fact ‘Born up North. Love the South’.
- Emily went to the University of South Florida where she graduated cum-laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Telecommunication News, back in 2007. Her minor was Spanish, which complemented well with her fluency in French.
Job, Salary & Net Worth :
- During the early days of her career, Emily worked as an entertainment producer & sports reporter with WCJB-TV in Florida
- In 2011, she became an anchor and sports reporter at WTOK-TV, covering collegiate sports in East Mississippi & West Alabama. While at the station, Emily produced Libby’s Life : Cheering Through CF. and received a 2011 Associated Press ‘Best Sports Story’ award for the series.
- In 2012, she headed to KYTX CBS19 in Tyler, TX as their sports anchor before becoming e sideline reporter with Comcast Sports Southeast in April 2013.
- In 2014, Emily landed the role of Sports Director at KSN/KSAS where she covered the thriving Kansas City sports scene including Kansas City Chiefs and Kansas City Royals. While with KSN, she also covered two World Series.
- In 2017, Emily joined WGCL/CBS46 as a Sports Anchor and Reporter. She continues to work there till to date.
- The Atlanta Women In Sports (AWIS) awarded her the Trailblazer Award in 2020.
Personal Life & Other Trivia :
- Emily is not the only one in her family who works on TV. Her older sister, Amy, works at Fox in New York City.
- Her surname ‘Gagnon’ is French-Canadian & her mother tongue is French.
- In an old interview given back in 2011, Emily had mentioned that she would love to cover the FIFA world cup someday & working at ESPN is one of her dreams.
- Gagnon has moved across 5 different states and has two pet cats, Ronde and Tiki, who are named after the Barber brothers.
- Quite active on her social media channels, she often posts photos and videos of her interviews and workouts. During the mid-2020 Black Lives Matter protests, she posted a few tweets in support of the protestors.