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Lori Stokes Biography
Lori Stokes is a renowned American journalist. She grew up in a family of journalists; her father, Louis Stokes, was a well-known Ohio Congressman and her brother, Chuck Stokes, is a news anchor in Detroit. Lori graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in Journalism.
Lori Stokes Age | How Old Is Lori Stokes?
Stokes was born on September 16, 1962 in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. She is 60 years
Lori Stokes Family | Lori Stokes Mother | Lori Stokes Father
Lori ‘ mother’s name is Jayne D. Stokes. She was a model and an actress who worked in films and television shows. Jayne D. Stokes passed away in 2018 at the age of 82.
Stokes’ father’s name is Louis. He was a prominent lawyer, politician, and member of the United States House of Representatives. He represented Ohio’s 21st and 11th congressional districts and served from 1969 to 1999. Louis Stokes passed away in 2015 at the age of 90.
She has three siblings, a brother named Chuck and two sisters named Angela and Carl. Chuck Stokes is also a journalist and news anchor who currently works for WXYZ-TV in Detroit, Michigan.
Lori Stokes Career
She began her career as a reporter and weekend anchor for WCIA in Champaign, Illinois, and later worked for WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina, and WABC-TV in New York City.
In 2000, Stokes joined the team at Fox 5 News in New York, where she co-anchored the morning news program “Good Day New York” for 17 years.
During her time at Fox 5, she also covered major news events such as the 9/11 attacks, Hurricane Katrina, and the death of Michael Jackson.
In 2017, Stokes left Fox 5 and joined ABC7 in New York, where she currently co-anchors the morning news program “Eyewitness News This Morning.” She has won several awards throughout her career, including an Emmy for her coverage of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.
Lori Stokes MSNBC
She is not currently working at MSNBC. She left the network in 2017 after working there for a decade. Stokes is a seasoned journalist and news anchor who has also worked for other major news networks such as ABC and CBS.
She is known for her reporting on breaking news events and her interviews with high-profile personalities. Stokes is also involved in various charitable and community organizations, including the American Heart Association and the United Way.
Lori Stokes Ken Rosato
Stokes worked for WABC-TV for nearly 17 years, starting in 2000 as a co-anchor of Eyewitness News This Morning. She later moved to co-anchor the station’s 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. newscasts before leaving in 2018 to join Fox 5 New York as an anchor.
Prior to WABC, she worked at various other stations across the country, including WCBS-TV in New York, WBTV in Charlotte, and KTVI in St. Louis.
Ken Rosato, on the other hand, has been a co-anchor of WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News This Morning since 2007. He previously worked at WNYW and WCBS-TV in New York, as well as WFOR in Miami, WSVN in Miami, and KFMB in San Diego.
Both Stokes and Rosato have received numerous awards for their work as journalists and have covered many important news events throughout their careers.
Lori Stokes Rosanna Scotto
In August 2017, she left Eyewitness News. Stokes co-hosts Good Day New York alongside Rosanna Scotto, on Fox 5 NY WNYW. Scotto replaced Greg Kelly who allegedly left on his own terms at Fox 5 WNYW.
Lori Stokes Husband | Did Lori Stokes Get Married?
She was previously married to Brian Thompson, with whom she has two children. They divorced in 2015. In 2018, Stokes married a man named Wesley L. Williams.
Williams is a real estate developer and the CEO of the Williams Capital Group, a financial services firm based in New York City. The couple has been together for several years and they frequently share pictures of each other on social media.
Lori Stokes Daughters
Tokes and Thompson share two daughters, Nicolette and Alexandra Thompson.
Lori Stokes Salary | Lori Stokes Net Worth
Stokes lives a lavish lifestyle like a veteran media personality would do. She lives in a posh mansion in New York and owns a collection of cars.
She has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Her salary is however not revealed but she is believed to receive a handsome good amount.
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