Charles Daniel and Wendy Zito
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Charles Daniel is the former meteorolgoist for ABC 33/40. He is the father of twin boys who are both on the autism spectrum and he has been married to his wife, Brannon, for fifteen years. Charles is a graduate of the University of Alabama and he attended graduate school at Mississippi State.
Wendy Zito will be competing this year against her husband, T.J. Zito, who is dancing with Lindsey Lutz. T. J. and Wendy are both college professors and Ph.D. candidates in Communications. Wendy and T. J. are the former owners of Rhythm N Motio Dance and they have produced more than fifty local shows and events. They are retired national level ballroom showdance and swing dance competitors, and they choreographed the Food Network's "Bama Glama" birthday episode. Wendy and T. J. have appeared locally on ABC 33/40, Fox6, CBS, and NBC--and they were featured in the Birmingham News. Currently they own WJTZ Media Consulting and Productions and they are the produces of the "Shagkids" documentary on Carolina Shag Dance Kids.