When it comes to passion, Giselle Thomas has a love for multimedia journalism. Growing up she was always involved in public speaking and she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University's School of Journalism and Graphic Communication. She is a Florida AP Award recipient.
Currently, she is a reporter/ MMJ for WGFL CBS4 news in Gainesville, Florida. Previously she was a Broadcast Associate at CBS This Morning - one of America's top-rated morning shows. She was with CBS NEWS now known as ViacomCBS for three years. While at ViacomCBS she was apart of co-host of CBS This Morning Tony Dokoupil's editorial/producing team. Giselle previously interned for CBS This Morning in NYC in the Summer 2017 Fellowship Program. She also interned at WCTV Eye-Witness News (CBS Affiliate) in Tallahassee, Florida, while enrolled as a full-time student.
Giselle has aided in several sub-anchor remotes for CBS This Morning from covering the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to Hurricane Dorian's impact in South Carolina. She was also able to travel across several battleground states during the 2020 election season to hear and speak to the voters. She recently received a credit 48 Hours Forrest Fenn Treasure Hunt story.
Throughout the pandemic, Giselle had a different experience than most. She spent 3 months working remotely during 2020. The rest of the year she was able to physically go to work. She assisted in interviews w/ Senator Bernie Sanders, Oprah Winfrey, and many more notable figures.
Multimedia Journalism is not new to Giselle throughout her collegiate career she moved from a volunteer for FAMU News 20 at 5 a live news show that broadcast to over 82,000 households throughout the City of Tallahassee to becoming on-air talent.
Live shots, breaking news coverage, and co-anchoring, sub-anchoring, and investigative reporting are just a few of the many talents of this hard working journalist.
Giselle is a fast learner and there is no stopping someone who has a drive for success. Giselle wants to impact as many lives as possible by helping others in anyway she can. There is more to journalism than just television, and Giselle is hoping her work can have an impact on you.