Lori Wilson joined the Channel 2 Action News family in January 2017. She anchors Channel 2 Action News at 6 and 11 on weekend evenings.
Lori is an Emmy Award-Winning anchor and reporter who is thrilled to be back on air in Atlanta for a second time. She has worked in four other television markets.
Lori got her start in television when she was in elementary school and was cast in telephone and Christmas cookie commercials.
As a teenager, while her friends were doing sports after school, she was co-hosting a local talk show that broadcast on PBS stations in Central Indiana. She would go on to graduate from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s in Journalism and a minor in African-American Studies.
Prior to joining WSB-TV, Lori spent 3 ½ years working for WISH-TV in her hometown of Indianapolis.
Before that, she spent 7 ½ years at WCAU in Philadelphia, where she held a number of positions including anchor, reporter and host of the 10! Show.
While at WCAU, Lori reported live from the second inauguration of President Barack Obama, anchored coverage of Hurricane Sandy and field anchored everything from station coverage of NBC’s Education Nation to the Phillies home opener.
Before WCAU, Lori spent 3 years at WGCL in Atlanta as an anchor and entertainment reporter.
Her first anchor job was with KSLA in Shreveport, Louisiana. Her first reporting job was with WCIA in Champaign, Illinois.
In every city she has worked, Lori has been passionate about giving back to the community. Lori created an online magazine for young Black women, she is a children’s book author, a member of NABJ, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and The Indianapolis Chapter of the Links, Inc.
Lori is a board member for IDEA, in Camden, New Jersey, and The Christamore House, and twice a week you’ll find her in church.
Lori and her husband live in the Atlanta metro area.
If you have a news tip for Lori email: Lori.Wilson@wsbtv.com
You can also follow her on Twitter and Facebook.
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