Craig Lucie

Craig Lucie joined the WSB-TV family in 2011. He anchors Channel 2 Action News at 6  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.

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Jason Carter spoke with Channel 2's Craig Lucie.

Jason Carter asks to reopen ethics investigation on Deal

Channel 2 Action News obtained the letter that Democratic candidate for governor, Jason Carter, is sending to Attorney General Sam Olens asking him to reopen the ethics investigation into Gov. Nathan Deal since Carter believes there was a cover-up. “I don't know what happened. No one knows what happened because ...

Rabies threat raises concern for Henry County Animal Control

Henry County Animal Control officers picked up another fox Monday afternoon that could be infected with rabies. If it is positive, it would be their 10th case, which officers say is a big concern for them. While Channel 2’s Craig Lucie was interviewing the rabies control officer, he told him ...

Neighbor worries dispute over pit bull mix is endangering his dog

A man says he accidentally shot his neighbors pit bull mix with a BB gun after a warning shot when it lunged and attacked him. He now believes they may have retaliated by shooting up his front door, fence and his two dogs.   Channel 2’s Craig Lucie got caught ...

Fire at vacant house spreads to neighboring home

Neighbors rushed to wake up a man as his homecaught fire from a huge blaze next door.   Channel 2’s Craig Lucie and a photographer were on their way to Henry County to cover another story when they spotted black smoke from the Downtown Connector.   As soon as they ...

Classmates: Spalding student threatened to 'shoot up school'

Several Spalding County students say their classmate took out a gun, started banging it on a desk and told everyone he was going to quote “shoot up the school.” “I don’t want my kid coming back here,” said Brenda Adkins. Adkins says she’s terrified after hearing what her daughter witnessed ...

A Clayton County woman says she was trapped in her home for more than 18 hours after two pit bulls chased her into her home and wouldn't leave.

Woman says angry pit bulls trapped her in home for 18 hours

A Georgia woman says she was trapped in her home for more than 18 hours after two pit bulls chased her into her home and wouldn't leave. “All of a sudden, two blue-nosed pits come charging after me. I ran and tripped and ran into the house,” said Vicky Martinez ...

A Clayton County woman says she was trapped in her home for more than 18 hours after two pit bulls chased her into her home and wouldn't leave.

Woman says angry pit bulls held her in home for 18 hours

A Clayton County woman says she was trapped in her home for more than 18 hours after two pit bulls chased her into her home and wouldn't leave. “All of a sudden two blue-nosed pits come charging after me. I ran and tripped and ran into the house,” said Vicky ...

The many faces of police impersonator Matthew Buddhin.

Police search for armed and dangerous police impersonator

Police agencies in several metro Atlanta counties are looking for a man who they say is impersonating an officer, and he is armed and dangerous. After a SWAT stand-off at a motel, police say they nearly caught 34-year-old Matthew Buddhin Monday. Lawrenceville police say Buddin wasn’t inside as they first ...

Where did money for revitalization near Ga. Dome go?

A Channel 2 Action News investigation looked into millions of dollars meant to revitalize the areas near the Georgia Dome.     One Atlanta city councilman said that money is gone, for good.           The figures come from a spreadsheet by Invest Atlanta, which can be found online.     From 1990-2011, the ...

Boston Marathon survivor plans to run again

An Atlanta woman who ran last year’s Boston Marathon recounted the tragic day one year later Channel 2’s Craig Lucie met Karen Machan shopping for her Boston Marathon running outfit at West Stride running store in Buckhead “Remembering it now, it’s like ‘oh my gosh!’” said Machan. When Machan finished ...

 
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