Autumn Childress


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Autumn Childress joined WHSV in June 2018.

Midlothian, Virginia

Longwood University, B.A. in Communication Studies
Midlothian High School

Previous experience:

  • Intern at iHeartMedia in Richmond, Virginia

  • Intern at WRIC TV-8 in Richmond, Virginia


  • Award of Excellence from the Broadcast Education Association

  • Longwood Media Showcase, 1st place in documentary category (2017, 2018)

Community Involvement:

  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.


  1. I enjoy working out
  2. I love shooting and editing together video
  3. I love playing cards...spades is my favorite card game.

Random Fact: I played college basketball at Longwood. In my senior year, I led the conference in rebounding and broke the school record for the most double doubles in a season with 12. I was also #8 in the nation in defensive rebounding in my senior year. I've had 3 knee surgeries. My mom was a TV news anchor for 17 years.

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