63.5 F
Macon
Saturday, October 24, 2020

Shelby Coates

mm
478 POSTS0 COMMENTS
Shelby Coates is an evening anchor/producer at 41NBC News. She anchors the 5, 5:30, and 6 evening newscasts. She also works behind the scenes producing the 5:00pm and managing newsroom assignments. She returns to 41NBC after working in Evansville, Indiana as the Morning/Noon Anchor and Executive Producer for WEVV. Shelby also spent time in Spartanburg, South Carolina, where she spent three years anchoring and producing the weekend morning newscasts at WSPA-TV. She also worked as a general assignment reporter, receiving several honors for her investigative and consumer reporting. Shelby has spent time working as a news anchor/reporter in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Macon, Georgia; and Abilene, Texas. Shelby is a native of Clarksville, Tennessee. She graduated from Abilene Christian University in Texas with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Mass Communication and a minor in sociology. Shelby has a passion for empowering local communities, church ministry, public speaking, strengthening women and mentoring young people.

New billboard highlights La’Smockie Fountain and domestic violence awareness

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and a Macon family is shining light on the issue with a new...

Opioid Take Back Day happening this weekend in Macon, Dublin

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The second annual "Crush the Crisis" National Opioid Take Back Day is happening Saturday, October 24th. This is where HCA Healthcare...

United Way looking for volunteers for virtual Read for the Record event

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - United Way of Central Georgia is in need of volunteers for the annual Read for the Record event on October...

PHOTOS: Macon-Bibb fire departments take part in ‘Light the Night’

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Macon-Bibb County took time to "light the night" in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend. The National Fire Firefighters...

It’s the Law: Supreme Court rules on U.S. Census end date

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Attorney J Davis from James W. Davis and Associates joins 41NBC’s Shelby Coates for our weekly segment “It’s the Law.” This...

Viral billboard spotted in Macon ahead of President Trump’s rally

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - National non-profit Rural America 2020 is sounding an alarm about President Donald Trump's Macon rally at Middle Georgia Regional Airport. According...

Missing Perry man found dead in Hancock County

SPARTA, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirms a man found dead in Hancock County is a missing Perry man. According to the...

Joe Biden says President Trump is ‘taking his disregard for COVID-19 to Macon’

MACON, Georgia (41NBC?WMGT) - Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden has issued a statement on President Donald Trump's rally in Macon. President...

ME Film Festival moving from November to October

MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - The coronavirus forced the ME Film Festival to move from May to November, and now the event is moving again...

Deputies arrest Macon man in connection to 1997 Florida murder

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) - Bibb County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrest a Macon man wanted in connection to a murder in Florida. Deputies arrested 51-year-old Jimmy...

TOP AUTHORS

mm
Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred...

Read More

mm
I am going to go ahead and tell everyone that I am 6 ft tall so no one is thrown back when they meet me lol. I played sports in high school and love to find volleyball leagues to play...

Read More

The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering, supplying a steady stream of news to its members, international subscribers and commercial customers. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news...

Read More

mm
(478) 745-4141 ext. 301 Brandon Long is the News Director for 41NBC. Previously, he worked as an Anchor/Reporter and Anchor/Managing Editor for this station. He moved to Middle Georgia in 2004 from Tennessee. He graduated from The University of Tennessee...

Read More

mm
Cecilia Reeves joined the 41 First Alert Storm Team as Chief Meteorologist in August of 2016.  She grew up just north of Macon, in McDonough, GA but attended the University of Alabama and received an undergraduate degree in Telecommunications and...

Read More

mm
Chip Matthews, a graduate of Georgia State University, is a Multimedia Journalist from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Before joining the WMGT team, Chip worked in similar roles at News Channel Nebraska, in Norfolk, Nebraska. While in college, he worked for CBS46...

Read More

mm
(478) 745-4141 ext. 303 Clayton Poulnott joined the 41NBC news team in the fall of 2013. He's originally from Lawrenceville, Ga. Clayton started out as the Daybreak producer, but now is currently the evening producer/managing editor.  He produces the 41NBC...

Read More

mm
Dalton was born and raised in Canton, Georgia, a small town about an hour north of Atlanta. He attended the University of Georgia, and was an active member of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) before graduating Magna Cum Laude with...

Read More

(478) 745-4141 ext. 313 Weather Forecaster Dino Hill has been a part the Middle Georgia community since September 2004. You will know him by his winning smile, energy, and personality. Years before joining 41NBC in July 2010, Dino worked as...

Read More

Edna Ruiz joined the 41NBC news team in October of 2016. She was born and raised in Plant City, Florida. Edna graduated from the University of South Florida in May of 2016, majoring in Telecommunications with a focus in Broadcast...

Read More

mm
Gary Thigpen joined the 41 First Alert Storm Team July of 2017. Prior to working with the weather team at 41 NBC, Gary has had many years of radio/TV broadcasting experience in Florida and Georgia, which included working as a...

Read More

mm
Jatrissa Wooten is a city girl born and raised in Boston. She traveled for 42 hours from Eureka, California. There, she worked as a Multimedia Journalist and Weekend Anchor. Prior to that, she was a Reporter/Producer in Louisiana. Jatrissa graduated...

Read More

Jerry Shannon is the Digital News Operations Specialist at 41NBC. He previously worked at 41NBC as the Producer of Daybreak before taking on roles at NBC15 in Mobile, Alabama and WHAS11 in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a graduate of Northeast...

Read More

mm
Joi is a vibrant new talent looking to get her start in broadcast television. She is an Atlanta native and a recent graduate of Florida State University. Joi earned her Bachelors of Arts degree in Communication/Media Studies as well as...

Read More

(478) 745-4141 ext. 303 Karlisha Booze joined the 41NBC news team in October 2013 as the producer for 41 TODAY. A year later, reporting for Channel 17, the Bibb County School District channel, was added to her responsibilities. Born and...

Read More

Kateria Felder is a Producer/ Assignment Editor at 41NBC. She joined the 41NBC News Team in 2013 as an Associate Producer. She graduated from Valdosta State University with a BA in Mass Media.  Kateria was an intern with ESPN, CBS...

Read More

mm
  Kristen Kennedy joined the 41NBC First Alert Storm Team in May 2016. Kristen is not new to the state of Georgia - she was born and raised in Roswell, just north of Atlanta. Kristen developed a passion for weather...

Read More

mm
Montezz Allen joined 41NBC as a sports reporter in 2019. He was born and raised on the West Side of Detroit, Michigan, but spent seven years in Chicago, Illinois. While there, he worked as a Sports Anchor at NCTV17, a...

Read More

mm
Peyton Lewis is a 20-year-old reporter from Stockbridge, Georgia. She graduated in December of 2019 with her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia. She found a love for reporting after receiving a video camera for her 8th...

Read More

mm
Rashaad Vann comes to Georgia from Detroit, Michigan. He most recently worked as a Regional News Reporter and Sports Anchor for News Channel Nebraska in Norfolk, Nebraska. While in college, he interned at WSFA-TV and WVAS-FM in Montgomery. While growing...

Read More

Sean Franklin joined the 41NBC news team in November of 2013. He’s originally from Marietta, Georgia. He graduated from Marietta High School in 2009 and loves returning home any chance he gets. Sean moved up to Knoxville, Tennessee after high...

Read More

mm
Shelby Coates is an evening anchor/producer at 41NBC News. She anchors the 5, 5:30, and 6 evening newscasts. She also works behind the scenes producing the 5:00pm and managing newsroom assignments. She returns to 41NBC after working in Evansville, Indiana...

Read More

(478) 745-4141 ext. 311 Skyler joined the 41 NBC News Team in April 2013. He anchors the news at 6 p.m. and also covers stories going on throughout the day. He was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised in...

Read More

mm
Tanya comes all the way from Chicago, Illinois. She’s a city girl that’s excited to be a part of Middle Georgia’s community and tell your stories! She received a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia College Chicago. She also spent...

Read More

(478) 745-4141 Taylor Terrell joined the 41NBC news team in August 2013. Taylor was born in Atlanta, raised in Conyers, Georgia, and now welcomes Middle Georgia as her new home. She got her start in news at 41NBC as an...

Read More

Tracy Armbruster joined 41NBC in May 2014 as the station's Managing Editor/My41 Anchor. She was born in Charleston, South Carolina. But, she considers Marietta, Georgia as her hometown. Tracy's love for storytelling began in high school. During her four years,...

Read More

mm
(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He hails from "The Great State of Alabama," as he calls it, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn, before...

Read More

Most Read

Storms likely Saturday in Middle Georgia

Most of us saw a beautiful if warm Friday in Middle Georgia. Highs warmed to the mid 80's in Macon (10 degrees above normal...

Carl Vinson Medical Center gets thermal cameras

The cameras will alert staff to anyone coming in the building with a temperature of above 100 degrees.

Bibb County School District honors late Macon principal, teacher

8th grade athlete, Nicholas Woodford, says he's excited to attend a new school.

Glow Balloon Tour visits Perry

The Georgia National Fairgrounds geared up for the South Georgia Balloon Festival this weekend.