April Woodard

Coast Live Host

April Woodard is a Hampton Roads native and one of the original hosts of Coast Live when the program launched in 2016. In 2018 and 2020, she was nominated for a Capital Emmy award for Outstanding TV Host/Moderator. April got her start as a reporter and anchor right here at WTKR-TV 3 in the late 90s.

April spent more than a decade as a New York-based Senior Correspondent for Inside Edition. There she landed one of the last interviews with Joan Rivers, reported on 9/11, and did red carpet interviews with Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Beyonce, and JLO. She also served as an anchor and reporter for Black Entertainment Television hosting specials including A Conversation with President Obama, Michael Jackson Forever the King, and Music Around the Globe, which was nominated for an NAACP Award.

April is a Visiting Journalism Professor at Norfolk State University and a Media and Marketing Consultant for Favor Multi-Media.

As a graduate of the University of Virginia, she lives in Chesapeake with her husband, Pastor Adrian Woodard, and two children, Adrian and Alek.

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