Sophia Choi

Sophia Choi anchors Channel 2 Action News Saturday and Sunday AM and is a general assignment reporter for Channel 2 Action News.

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Prior to joining WSB-TV, Choi worked as  the 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. anchor at KVBC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Las Vegas.  While there, she won two Electronic Media Awards for her work.

Before moving to Las Vegas, Choi worked as the prime time anchor for CNN Headline News where she covered various breaking stories, including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and Hurricane Wilma in Florida.  She also anchored various programs for CNN and CNN International.

Choi has also worked as a morning anchor at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles and as a reporter at WVTM-TV (NBC)  in Birmingham, AL where she was nominated for an Emmy Award for her series on child predators and won an Associated Press Award.   

Choi began her career at WSET-TV (ABC) in Lynchburg, VA.

Choi is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia where she received a Bachelor of Journalism degree. 

Latest from Sophia Choi

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will soon hit the campaign trail for marriage equality.

Atlanta mayor kicks off marriage equality push in the south

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will soon hit the campaign trail for marriage equality.   Reed got a standing ovation Monday as he helped the national organization, Freedom to Marry, launch a $1 million campaign for marriage equality in the south.   “Georgians support the freedom to marry. In a poll ...

AAA tips for stocking your car ahead of winter storm

Supplies to keep in your car: Cellphone Cellphone charger Water First aid kit Snacks Sand, salt or kitty litter Snow shovel or ice scraper Blankets Flashlights Jumper cables

Hartsfield-Jackson to offer pre-check for security

The rigmarole of standing in long security lines, taking off your shoes and taking out your liquids could be a thing of the past for some travelers now that pre-check is available at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. "Less time in line, you don't have to take off your shoes, your ...

AR-15 rifle raffle worries gun safety advocates

It's a controversial raffle involving a controversial rifle. The Georgia Gun Owners Group is giving you the chance to win two AR-15 rifles at upcoming gun shows. But as Channel 2's Sophia Choi reports, some fear those guns could end up in the wrong hands The AR-15 is one of ...

Family gets outpouring of support after fire

A Cobb County family is thanking its community for giving them a Christmas miracle.  A fire on Christmas Eve destroyed the home of Steve Kent, his wife, and their four kids rented on Post Oak Court in Marietta.  They lost everything, including the children’s presents under the tree.   “We basically ...

Family left without answers in deadly home invasion

Holding back tears, the daughter of a man shot five times in his own home tries to cope with the violent crime that took her father's life. Now, neighbors in one Athens community told Channel 2's Sophia Choi they are making some changes after a the deadly home invasion. "Maybe ...

The family of a DeKalb County teenager accused of stabbing her 2-year-old half-sister is frustrated about the charges against her.

Parents question charges against teen in fatal stabbing

The family of a DeKalb County teenager accused of stabbing her 2-year-old half-sister is frustrated about the charges against her. Prosecutors charged Tyasia Jackson, 13, as an adult, and her parents are asking why. "You're holding her in the juvenile facility. You have to call us and ask us 'can ...

A DeKalb County police officer is under investigation for possible battery and child abuse, after witnesses said he beat a 13-year-old.

DeKalb officer being investigated after child abuse, battery allegation

A DeKalb County police officer is under investigation for possible battery and child abuse, after witnesses said he beat a 13-year-old. "Allegedly he was, the 13-year-old, was choked and struck a couple of times in the abdomen," Walton County Sheriff Joe Chapman said. Investigators tell Channel 2's Sophia Choi the ...

Pharmacist accused of writing fake prescriptions

Coweta County investigators said the arrest of a pharmacist and her assistant led officials to 15,000 doses of illegal narcotics involving buyers from across the country.   “It’s mind boggling,” said Eric Angel, a narcotics investigator for the Coweta County Sheriff’s Office.  “Not just from an evidence standpoint, but also just ...

Slain teen’s father says authorities have suspects

Hall County investigators said they’re closer to solving the case of a slain Gainesville High School student. A neighbor found Hannah Truelove’s body down a path behind a dog park at the Lake Lanier Club apartments off Dawsonville Highway in Gainesville where she lived.    Since her death in August, ...

 
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