- Hearst Television, Inc.WDSU Anchor
joined WDSU in 2003 and is co-anchor of WDSU News weeknights at 4, 5 and
6 p.m. She has spent the last 18 years covering news in Indiana,
Kentucky, North Carolina and now Southeast Louisiana.
In addition to her anchoring duties, Camille covers daily news stories, including major political stories, crime, health care and hospital issues, the conditions of schools in New Orleans and more. She has also reported on major weather and environmental disasters such as Hurricane Katrina, the worst natural disaster in American history, the BP Gulf Coast oil spill and Hurricane Isaac. For her coverage on some of these stories, Camille has received several awards from the Press Club of New Orleans.
Before coming home, Whitworth worked at WNCN NBC 17, the NBC owned and operated station in Raleigh, N.C., where she broke several stories of national importance. Whitworth also covered the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah, for NBC. She was regularly featured on networks such as CNN, MSNBC and CNBC.
Prior to that, Whitworth worked at WAVE 3 in Louisville, KY. She was involved in national coverage of the Kentucky Derby and other hour-long, live programs. She also helped create, plan and co-host an annual awards ceremony, "WAVE 3 STEP Awards" which honored minority community leaders for their excellence in local leadership. While at WAVE, Camille was nominated for an Ohio Valley Regional Emmy for Spot News coverage. She is also the recipient of numerous AP Awards and holds honors from the Kentucky Chapter of the National Press Photographers Association for excellence in reporting.
Whitworth is very active in the New Orleans community and gives much of her time to non-profit groups and charities; among them, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, March Of Dimes, National Association of Black Journalists, Children's Hospital, The New Orleans Council on Aging and Young Audiences of Louisiana. She serves on the board of the March of Dimes. Also a member of the esteemed Allstate Sugar Bowl Committee.
She is also a proud member of the Crescent City Chapter of The Links, Inc. and Smart Set New Orleans.
You can contact her the following ways.
Facebook: Camille Whitworth WDSU