Gayle started off as a field producer for the National Black Network and ABC-TV in New York. Moving down to Miami in 1984, Gayle served as a reporter and weekend anchor at WCIX-TV until 1986. During this period, she also worked as a reporter for many prominent radio networks, including WABC and NBC Radio Network for their New York articles, and as a reporter on the National Black Network. She moved on to Houston for KPRC-TV, and helped begin the "2 On Your Side" Consumer Complaints Division as well as anchor a local midday newscast. She moved across the Hudson River to Connecticut, to be the reporter and anchor for WTNH and radio stations WDRC, WKND, and WWCD. She then was as a correspondent and producer for Tribune Entertainment's Now It Can Be Told, an investigative news program.
Awards and recognition
- 1993, Best Live Coverage of the Malibu Fires.
- 1994, Best Live Coverage of the Northridge earthquake.
- 1994, Best Live Reporting for Morning News.
Other awards she has received include:
- 1987, Young Black Achievers Award
- 1987, Best Spot News Reporting, from the Radio-Television News Directors Association Award
- 1988, Presidential Consumer Affairs Award
- 1990, Leader of the Year Award from the Houston Leadership Association
- Bellas, Bere (26 May 2010). "KTLA Reporter Gayle Anderson Gets Multiple Parking Tickets On Live TV". The Huffington Post. Retrieved 23 May 2013.
- "Gayle Anderson". The Sun Sentinel. Retrieved 23 May 2013.