Charis Gomez is the Executive Producer and Host of Living Local DMV. Originally from Atlanta, Charis has spent many years in D.C. as a journalist.
While in the nation’s capital, she produced for CNN’s Newsroom with Pamela Brown and MSNBC’s Meet the Press Daily with Chuck Todd. Prior to joining NBC, Charis was a producer and correspondent for ABC7/WJLA’s Government Matters, a program focused on the business of government. During that time, she also occupied the anchor chair as a fill-in for the morning lifestyle show Let’s Talk Live.” Charis began her career working at Atlanta’s award-winning WSB-TV and CBS Radio’s V-103 FM.
Charis graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University and a master’s degree from Georgetown University. She has documented various media trends in places throughout the world, including Turkey, Hungary, and Hong Kong. She produced 360-degree video on Muslims’ Ramadan journey in Reykjavik, Iceland. While at Georgetown, Charis published work on the historical designation of Washington’s Kingman Park neighborhood.
Charis is a proud member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. In her free time, you’ll find Charis rooting for her hometown Falcons or Braves (sometimes the Hawks) and taking in the newest spots and bites in the DMV.