After Monica Pearson’s retirement in July 2012, Jovita Moore is now senior anchor at WSB-TV. Currently, she anchors the 4pm, 5pm, 6pm and 11pm newscasts. Jovita joined WSB-TV in 1998, moving to Atlanta. Her previous stations include WMC-TV in Memphis, Tennessee and KFSM in Fayetteville and Fort Smith, Arkansas. Jovita holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. Jovita is a native New Yorker who proudly calls Atlanta home.
Jovita is a busy Mother of three, but donates countless hours of time for civic associations and non-profit groups across the metro-Atlanta area. She mentors students and sits on several Boards of Directors.
Jovita is a member of the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists and the National Association of Black Journalists. She’s a member of Leadership Atlanta’s Class of 2007, and a member of Outstanding Atlanta’s Class of 2004. She was featured on the 2007 list of 40 Under 40 by Georgia Trend magazine, and was selected as one of Jezebel magazine’s 50 Most Beautiful.
Jovita has received several Emmy Awards during her years at WSB-TV.
She says her most important accomplishments are her children.