Lori Wilson joined the WSB-TV Atlanta 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 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.
While at WCAU in Philadelphia, 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.
Lori is 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.