Sharla McBride, who joined WUSA9 in March 2020 as a sports anchor and reporter, has left the station. Her plans for the future were not announced.
In an online post, she wrote that “after much thought and prayer, I’ve decided to close this chapter of my life. I’ll be leaving WUSA9-TV and Washington, D.C. (but) I’m not leaving the business – heck, I love being a television journalist too darn much. Exciting things are on the horizon, but I’ll wait to announce what’s ahead at a later date. Stay tuned!”
According to IQ.wiki, McBride started her career while she was in college and interned at Atlanta’s FOX affiliate, WAGA-TV. She was later employed as an associate sports producer. She worked at ABC affiliate, KTXS-TV, Abilene, Texas, as a sports reporter and fill-in anchor. She covered high school and college sports, and also served as the Dallas Cowboys beat reporter covering home games from 2007 to 2008.
McBride then worked at WNEP-TV a television station licensed to Scranton, Pennsylvania, serving as the ABC affiliate for Northeastern Pennsylvania, as a sports anchor and reporter from 2008 to 2015. She also worked as an evening news anchor at WNEP-TV. Between 2015 to early 2020, she co-anchored 6 pm, 7 pm, 10 pm and 11 pm newscasts, weeknights, for the ABC affiliate.