Emmy award-winning journalist Karla Winfrey has spent her career at some of the most revered television stations in the nation, including: WABC (New York City), KDFW (Dallas), KUSA (Denver), and WSMV (Nashville).She
has garnered national recognition as a consumer investigative reporter, show host/news anchor and documentary/specials producer.Her
work has also been featured on CNN, ABC NEWS, BET, NBC, Shop At Home Television and The Black Family Channel
career Winfrey has championed the underdog.Her
investigative consumer reports have unveiled unscrupulous building contractors, impropriates at leading financial intuitions, car financing schemes and retail scams in New York, Texas, Colorado and Tennessee.
has received an array of media and community service awards, including the National Press Club
Award for Consumer Journalism, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy
, Best of Gannett
, National Association of Black Journalists Awards
, Press Club
of Dallas Katie Awards, Colorado Journalist of the Year Award, and the American Red Cross Award for saving a co-worker's life.She
has been honored numerous times for her
extensive work in promoting cancer awareness.Among those honors, Winfrey
received the Profiles in Progress Award from former U.S.
Presidents wives and several American Cancer Association Media Awards.Her
documentary work on youth and crime issues had been recognized several times by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency
documentary work on youth and crime issues has been recognized many times by the National Association of Attorneys
received an Emmy for the documentary, "I Want to Live", a documentary that examined teen-violence, suicide and youth development in Denver communities.Karla is a partner of BLACK BOX: A Winfrey-Giles Production.
The media company produces documentaries, lifestyle programming and video projects for television and private industry.The company created and produced the award-winning documentary, Waiting in the Wings: African Americans in Country Music for CMT/MTV Networks
.The documentary has been showcased in film festivals across the nation and received numerous honors. Karla is the creator of Colored Christmas, a holiday gift line.Her
products have been sold at Cracker Barrel, select Wal Mart Stores and the U.S.
...Winfrey is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University.She
has received the MTSU Young Alumni Award and has been inducted in the school of journalism's first Hall of Fame.Karla
resides in the Atlanta area where she
is actively involved in youth programs at her