Claudine Chalfant is a North Carolina native. She grew up in Concord and graduated from North Carolina State University.
During her college years, Claudine interned at a local station, plus worked as a color-commentator on ESPN and ESPN2 for various sports competitions. Those experiences got the ball rolling!
She originally settled down with Spectrum News in Raleigh as the Morning Anchor. After a few years of waking up before the rooster crows, Claudine transferred to Charlotte where she welcomes the opportunity to serve as weekday evening anchor.
Claudine landed a job at Spectrum News after completing assignments at Winston-Salem’s WXII-TV 12. She worked for WXII as a night beat reporter/fill-in anchor. Her most memorable assignments at the station include the September 11th terrorist attacks as well as Hurricane Floyd and its aftermath. Claudine and her colleagues received an Emmy nomination for a 30-minute special program about Floyd’s floods called “Hearts and Hands."
During her time in the Piedmont Triad, things really took off. This is where Claudine became a Certified Private Pilot. Claudine hopes to one day own her own plane.
Before living and working in the Triad, Claudine spent time Down East. She worked as an anchor/reporter at WNCT-TV 9 in Greenville. Claudine covered everything from hurricanes to hog spills. While there, she won an Associated Press Award for Hurricane Coverage.