Here's some of my favorite TV personalites from the Western Carolinas area (including Asheville, NC which serves the Greenville/Spartanburg, SC market) of the past and present.
WYFF 4 (NBC): Michael Cogdill*, Carol Goldsmith* (formerly Carol Anderson), Nigel Robertson, Gabby Komorwski, John Cessarich, Dale Gilbert*, Beth Brotherton, Geoff Hart, Tim "Looking out 4 You" Waller, Keisha Kirkland (just like WCBD-TV Charleston's Rob Fowler, a cancer survivor), Kim Quintero, Angela Rodriguez, and Kesha Foster.
*They were around during the "Arrow 4 logo" era, I don't know that the Arrow 4 logo was still used when John Cessarich replaced the late Charlie Gertz after his retirement on March 8, 1991.
WSPA 7 (CBS): Tom Crabtree, Amy Wood (formerly Amy Marsh), Jack Roper, Pete Yanity, Christy Henderson, and Fred Cunningham.
WLOS 13 (ABC): Darcell Grimes, Stan Pamfilis, Sherill Barber, Jason Boyer, Tammy Wafford, John Le.
The first three people at WLOS-TV have been around for more than 30 years.
WHNS 21 (FOX): Diana Watson, Kendra Kent, Alexandra Wilson, (those two female weatherladies have great legs) Trent Butler.
WFBC/WYFF 4 (NBC): Monty DuPuy, Stoyle Howle, Kenn Sparks, Dave Partridge, Carl Clark, J.D. Hayworth (later a ex-GOP US Congressman from Arizona), future Weather Channel personality Mike Seidel, Lizz Walker (later went to rival WHNS 21, now at Charter Communications I heard), Chuck Bell (now at Washington, DC's NBC O&O WRC-TV), Jeff Abell (now at FOX station WBFF-TV in Baltimore, MD), Jennifer Valdez (now at eye network affiliate WGCL-TV in Atlanta, GA), Gordon Dill (now at rival eye network affiliate WSPA-TV), Kim McCrea, Valerie Voss, Jennene Wahl, Stephanie Fischer (also with Valdez at WGCL), Chris Ciffate, Bob Milhalic (later left the TV sports business), Kelly Coakley (now at peacock affiliate WIS-TV in Columbia, SC), Kris Allen (I don't what happend to him, he replaced Hayworth around 1986 I think), Fred Steppe, Paul Johnson, Jim Wogan (now at Knoxville's ABC station WATE-TV), Judy Booker (who's recently at rival eye affiliate WSPA-TV), and the late greats Charlie Gertz, Jim Phillips, Marv Starks, and Norvin Duncan.
WSPA 7 (CBS): Pamela Graham (What ever happpend to her after she dissapeared from TV years ago), Jane Robelot (now at rival peacock station WYFF-TV after working at then-CBS O&O/now NBC O&O WCAU-TV in Philly before going to CBS network), Leeza Gibbons, Susan McGinnis (now at CBS), Cordel Whitlock (who was the godson of the late CBS reporter Ed Bradley), Don Dudley (which Tom Crabtree didn't get along with him), Julie Philips, Tony Dale, Stan Olenik (later went to rival 4), Annette Estes (later went to 4 after her infamous f-bomb inncodent in the mid-1980s), Allen Denton (now working in San Diego), Scott Palmer, Dave Handy, Kathy Foster, Brian Foote, Bob Juback (now at WSPA's sister station in Myrtle Beach WBTW), Johanthan Carlson (now at WSPA's sister station in Raleigh WNCN-TV), John Gallows (later became an actor I think), BeBe Burns (I think), and the late Paul Jackson.
WLOS 13 (ABC): Ken Bostic, Bob Williams (what ever happend to that dude?), Jon Griener (last seen anchoring at Pittsburgh ABC's station WTAE-TV), Mike Bettes (now at The Weather Channel along with former GSP TV personality Mike Seidel), Bob Caldwell, Bill Norwood, Donna Foreman, Gary Stephenson (now at Time Warner's regional news channel News 14 Carolina), Keith Taylor, Mark Pompillio (last seen anchoring in Dayton, OH), Jenny Dunn (also worked at rival 4 and became the area's first female sports anchor on local TV, last seen working at Orlando's ABC station WFTV before leaving the TV business), Brenda Burch, and the late greats Arthur Whiteside and Mimi Page.
WHNS 21 (FOX): Connie LeGrand, Craig Smith, David Moran, Cree Craig, Rich Noonan.
The first three were there when WHNS' newscasts were produced by WSPA-TV from 1996-1999, after WHNS has it's own news divison Connie LeGrand remain there until she went to SpeedChannel. Then came back to GSP at rival WSPA where she got her start in the mid-1990s before leaving again.
Who's your favorite ones?