Barbara Gauthier

Barbara Gauthier


After more than 20 years reporting and anchoring the news at stations and news outlets like WKYC in Cleveland, BET and WXIA in Atlanta. Gauthier, who is a Georgia native from Waverly Hall, comes to WTVM News Leader 9 from WKYC Channel 3 News in Cleveland. Her experience is extensive with national and local news coverage on her resume. Gauthier joined BET in 2000 as the network launched its nightly newscast. She started out as the Chief National Correspondent for the show, and later was promoted to primary Anchor for the national newscast. In 2002, Barbara left the Washington D.C. office and became the Southeast Bureau Chief for the network providing reports for BET Nightly News and CBS News from the Atlanta area. Prior to joining BET, Gauthier served as Weekend Anchor and Reporter for WXIA-TV, the NBC affiliate in Atlanta, Georgia. She joined the station during the 1996 Olympic Games. Gauthier's broadcast experience includes work as Morning Anchor at KOCO TV in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where she received numerous awards and recognitions for her reporting during the Oklahoma City Bombing. Barbara has also worked at television and radio stations in Hartford, Connecticut, Dallas, Texas and Stamford, Connecticut. Barbara has earned several media honors during her career, including two National Association of Black Journalists awards, and an Emmy Award, all for Outstanding Reporting. A graduate of Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, Barbara received her bachelor’s degree in Communications.

Recent Articles by Barbara

  Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year: Finalist Demetria Floyd

  Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year: Finalist Joshua Leigh

  Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year: Finalist Amiya Wright

  Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year: Finalist Jacobi Sims

  Family of Ebony Giddens spends first Christmas without missing mother

Crime and jobs key issues for candidates in Columbus City Council District 7 race

SPECIAL REPORT: Coolsculpting - A Cool Way to Fight Fat

Special Report: Cool Way To Fight Fat

Family in desperate search of finding missing Columbus mother Ebony Giddens

EXCLUSIVE: Family of Upatoi victims says trial may be over but healing still underway

Youth of the Year finalist: Demetria Floyd

Youth of the Year finalist: Carver High's Diamond Williams

Harris County Men's Club holds annual MLK Parade

SPECIAL REPORT: Sexual assaults and holiday crime causing more women to 'take control'

Local serviceman uses love of sports to help those in need

Columbus fathers to walk children to school for Million Father March

Hundreds attend American Idol's Atlanta auditions

Special Report: A family radio empire

Georgia Milestones results released for MCSD

Muscogee County Catapult Academy graduate receives scholarship from anonymous donor

Muscogee County Catapult Academy student overcomes obstacles to graduate

Local VIP's face the dunking tank in support of foster families

St. Francis offers several free programs for Women's Health Month

Innovative Imaging: How the latest breast cancer screening is saving lives

Atlanta drivers not the only ones to be impacted by I-85 bridge collapse

From the Heart: Stories of survival that could save your life

Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year: Finalist Makaylah Robinson

Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year: Finalist Tia Nick

American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Muscogee Co. to hold kickoff Monday

Martin Luther King's daughter urging voters to go to the polls in defining election