Craig Lucie

Craig Lucie joined the WSB-TV family in 2011. He anchors Channel 2 Action News at 4  and the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat on weekends and reports in the field during the week.

 Before moving to Atlanta, Craig worked at Orlando’s WESH-TV as a reporter and weekend anchor for four years. Craig covered everything from hurricanes and shuttle launches to the Casey Anthony case. He has contributed reports to NBC News, CNN, HLN, and Fox News Channel on numerous occasions. He was recently part of a team that received the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award for a newscast following a tragic police shooting. The Associated Press has also recognized Craig with a “Best Reporter” and “Best Feature News Story Award.”

 Craig has been working in TV since he was 19 years old. Before WESH, Craig worked at KTBC in Austin, Texas. He interviewed Texas Governor Rick Perry on multiple occasions and toured military bases with U.S. Senator John Cornyn. Before KTBC, Craig worked at KZTV in Corpus Christi, Texas as an anchor and reporter where he covered the most active hurricane season in recorded history.

 Craig is looking forward to becoming active in the Atlanta community and helping in numerous organizations. He says he is always available to our viewers, so never hesitate to contact him to discuss or pitch a story idea.

 Craig is a Jacksonville, Florida native and received his B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and minor in Spanish from Southern Methodist University. SMU is also where he met his beautiful wife, Alexandra.

Latest from Craig Lucie

Heavy rains cause dam to fail at College Park lake

Heavy rains caused a dam to breach and now a lake behind some College Park homes is quickly disappearing. Channel 2’s Craig Lucie went to the south Fulton County neighborhood where Lake Feldwood is now a huge field of mud. It’s just minutes away from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport where neighbors ...

Soldier from metro Atlanta dies in Kuwait

The Department of Defense announced that a Griffin High School graduate was killed Friday in a non-combat related Army incident in Kuwait. Channel 2’s Craig Lucie went to Monterrious Daniel’s alma mater Monday afternoon, where his former teachers told Lucie they are proud of his accomplishments. Private First Class Moneterrious ...

Hapeville home owners question spikes in water bills

A recent Georgia Tech graduate, who lives in Hapeville, noticed his neighbors were seeing huge spikes in their water bills, so he decided to crunch some numbers. After getting the water bills for every single private parcel over a three-year period, he said he found more than 12 percent of ...

Georgia Tech project could change how rescuers respond to disasters

Researchers at Georgia Tech are working on a project that could change the way rescuers respond to a major disaster area.   Researchers told Channel 2’s Craig Lucie they are using not one, but teams of robots that can be programmed to help firefighters, business owners and even farmers.   ...

Grandmother says property refusing to help with ceiling collapse

A DeKalb County grandmother says her apartment’s ceiling collapsed and the management team is not doing anything to help her. Channel 2’s Craig Lucie went to the Aspen Woods apartments in Decatur Thursday afternoon where the damage is extensive. Lucy Carter, 60, says she’s lucky she wasn’t seriously injured when ...

Channel 2 gets inside look at Falcons stadium preview center

Channel 2 Action News got a tour of the brand new Atlanta Falcons Stadium Preview Center Tuesday.   Channel 2’s Craig Lucie got an inside look at the center that gives fans a hands-on feel for what the new $1.5 billion Falcons stadium will be like.   It’s a chance ...

Needs increase for local summer lunch programs

More than a million Georgia children get a free or reduced lunch at school, but now that school is out, many need help. Channel 2’s Craig Lucie went to the English Avenue neighborhood where volunteers are coming together to hand out some much needed meals for children who do not ...

E. coli levels in Chattahoochee River ‘unsafe’

The E. coli levels continue to soar in the Chattahoochee River following the recent downpours. Early Friday morning, Channel 2’s Craig Lucie met with a watershed protection specialist and he showed Lucie how they take samples from the river to get the most accurate bacteria readings. “When you have all ...

Henry County family attacked by rabid cat

Doctors will be observing eight family members after a rabid cat scratched and attacked some of them this week.   Channel 2’s Craig Lucie went to the Stockbridge neighborhood Thursday and met the father, who said the cat has been hanging around their house for months.   “It comes in ...

Rabies alert issued for 1,100 Henry County homes

Henry County Animal Control officers have issued a rabies alert for residents who live in an area that stretches several miles. Channel 2’s Craig Lucie went to the Lake Dow North subdivision in McDonough where a raccoon attacked some dogs and now a fox is also being tested after an ...