Audrey Washington joined Channel 2 Action News in March 2015. She is thrilled to make Atlanta her new home.
Before joining Channel 2 Action News, Audrey served as a reporter and fill-in Anchor at WVIT NBC Connecticut. Audrey covered several major stories there, including the Sandy Hook School Shooting and the Boston Marathon Bombings. Audrey was also a part of the team that was awarded a George Foster Peabody Award for the station’s coverage of Sandy Hook.
Her live reports were featured on NBC News, CNN, “Hardball” with Chris Matthews, the “Today Show” and MSNBC.
Before heading to Connecticut, Audrey worked as an anchor/reporter at WJAR NBC 10 News in Rhode Island.
While at NBC 10, Audrey broke several news stories including the Regency Plaza Kidnapping Case and the controversial release of convicted child murderer, Michael Woodmansee. She also developed and reported on a special "Back to School: Survival Guide" series featured on NBC 10 News and the "Today Show."
The Long Island, NY native previously worked as a reporter at WSYR NewsChannel 9 in Syracuse and started her career as an anchor/reporter at WITN-TV in Greenville, N.C. During her time at WITN-TV, Audrey scored an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama.
Her feature and spot news reports were also honored by both The Associated Press and the Radio Television News Directors Association of the Carolinas.
Audrey has also worked behind the scenes at New York City's FOX 5 News, Lifetime Television, MTV Networks and News 12 Long Island.
She enjoys exploring the City of Atlanta, trying new restaurants, volunteering and spending time with her family and friends.
Audrey is a graduate of Pace University.
Opening statements got underway Wednesday morning for one of the two inmates accused of killing two Georgia correctional officers nearly five years ago. In June 2017, Ricky Dubose and fellow inmate Donnie Rowe escaped from a prisoner transport bus.