She is a veteran news anchor, who has established herself as a great and talented lady in WBAC-TV. She is also a unique weapon for the channel and its long talked about rating enhancing strategy. And looking at her on-screen persona and almost 30 years of experience, there’s no doubt that she is sturdy and attractive.
Lori Stokes, age 54, is one of the most acclaimed news anchors on WABC-TV, the flagship station of the ABC Television Network. She is often regarded as one of the favorite news anchors among the people of North Carolina and New York.
This bluestocking and an eloquent on-screen personality works for the channel as the co-anchor for Eyewitness News at Noon and Eyewitness News This Morning. She works alongside veteran American journalist Ken Rosato in For Eyewitness News at Noon.
She is also known as a news anchor who can present any news in most persuasive manner. Our site has given her the nicknames “The pillar of WABC-TV” and “Rating Magnet”.
Lori’s career in detail:
She added a valuable and diverse working experience to her polished resume by working as a crime and street reporter for WBFF-TV in Baltimore. This black beauty later joined WJLA-TV as a full-time anchor.
This African-American beauty Lori started her career at the age of 24 as the medical reporter for WICA, Illinois and then, handled the job of weekend co-anchor for the channel. In 1998, she moved to WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina to work as a reporter and weekend anchor. There she successfully established herself as a sensation within a short period.
While in MSNBC, she adequately covered historical events such as Columbine High School Massacre and the death of John F. Kennedy Jr. in 1999. She is highly admired by top management of WABC-TV for taking Eyewitness News to the next level.
Stokes got a fantastic opportunity to be part of MSNBC’s early establishments from 1996 to 1999. She worked as one of the first anchors in MSNBC Today, MSNBC Sunrise and Weekend Today. Her career at MSNBC is regarded as one of the best of her life.
54 and beautiful:
She is often regarded as one of the most appealing African- American beauty. Though we are not sure about her height, judging by her pictures, she looks around 5 feet 6 inches tall. She is famous for her cheeky round face, charming smile, and toned body. And even in her 50s, she looks better than any other young women, and that is also without any plastic surgery.
Caption: Beautiful Lori.
Do you know much about Lori’s married life?
Talking about her personal life, she is a divorcee. She was married to her husband, Brian Thompson, who is an NBC reporter.
The pair began dating each other after they met during their job interview for CBC affiliate WBTV, Charlotte two years before their wedding. The former couple has two daughters. Stokes married Thompson at the age of 27.
She is active on social networking sites as well. One can easily follow her on Twitter and like her page on Facebook. Her exact net worth and salary are not disclosed.
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A promo shoot so interesting!
Lori gives her fans the chance to see what she is up to. Thinking about food, Lori is out and about for the promos shoots.
— Lori Stokes (@LoriStokes7) February 8, 2017