Gayle Guyardo co-anchors News Channel 8 Today with Rod Carter each morning from 4:40-7am. Gayle also does weekly segments on interesting people places and fact about the Tampa Bay Area – As a 3rd generation Tampa native Gayle is passionate about shining the spotlight on our community.
Gayle came to News Channel 8 after helping to launch an independent television station in Sarasota, Florida. Before returning to Florida’s west coast, Guyardo worked as a Capitol City reporter for Montgomery, Alabama’s ABC affiliate. She later anchored the “Good Morning Alabama” segment and was the station’s evening weather anchor.
A graduate of Auburn University, Gayle holds a degree in communications. She also attended Northwestern University in a specialized theater and communications program. While in college, she interned at several television stations, including WTOG Channel 44 in Tampa Bay.
Gayle and her husband Mark who also grew up in Tampa raise four little girls Katie, Lindsay, Ali and Ella.