Blaine Stewart

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Blaine Stewart is a Norfolk, Virginia based television journalist.


Blaine Stewart is currently a morning and noon news anchor and fill-in weather anchor at WTKR "NewsChannel 3" in Norfolk, VA, the city's CBS television affiliate. He joined the station in January 2007. He is known for his dry wit and shaved head.

Stewart began his career in his hometown of New Orleans, Louisiana, at WDSU and WWL-TV, serving as an associate producer for the station's morning newscasts. During that time, Stewart also hosted the 10am - 3pm shift on then Top 40 formatted radio station KUMX, "Mix 104.1", (now KOBW).

In 1999, Stewart left his hometown to anchor and produce newscasts at WHLT in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

In 2001, Stewart moved to WRBL in Columbus, Georgia to anchor that station's weekend newscasts. He was soon promoted to anchor of the 5 and 5:30pm weekday newscasts and served as that station's senior producer. Stewart won several awards for his reporting while at that station. During his time in Georgia, Stewart also hosted various music radio programs on WCGQ Q 107.3 and WRLD-FM Boomer 95.3, under the air name Kris Kennedy. Stewart left WRBL in 2006.

Stewart is a former member of the NLGJA, a U.S. based organization of lesbian and gay journalists.

Charity work[edit]

Stewart is a vocal supporter of local music artists. He also publicly supports Hope House, a Norfolk area non-profit agency which helps adults with developmental disabilities lead independent lives. He also participates in the annual Special Olympics Virginia's Polar Plunge.

Personal life[edit]

Stewart was born in 1977, in Marrero, Louisiana. He was graduated from L.W. Higgins High School in 1994. He is divorced and currently lives in Norfolk, Virginia. He has a pet monkey named Bernard.

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