Laura Harris Biography – Laura Harris Wiki
Laura Harris (born Laura-Ashley Harris) is NBC 5 Co-Anchor for Weekday Morning Newscasts. She can be seen co-anchoring NBC 5 Today weekday mornings from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. She is an Emmy Award and Associated Press award-winning journalist who joined the NBC 5 team in September 2018 as a reporter and weekend evening anchor.
She moved to Dallas-Fort Worth from the ABC affiliate in Tampa, Florida. Some highlights of Laura’s career at ABC Action News included covering President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba in 2016 and covering the Tampa Bay Rays while they played the Cuban National Team in Havana. She also covered Pope Francis’ historic visit to Cuba in 2015.
On the political side, Laura’s extensively covered both the Republican National Convention from Cleveland, Ohio as well as the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in 2016.
Before moving to Tampa, Laura was a morning anchor at the ABC affiliate in Charleston, South Carolina. Before her time in Charleston, Laura worked for WNEG-TV in Athens, Georgia, CNN Sports in Atlanta as well as TNT Sports in Atlanta.
She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and a graduate of Georgia Southern University, Summa cum Laude and a Division I soccer player for four years.
After growing up in Atlanta, Georgia, Harris attended Jonesboro High School in Jonesboro, Ga., and Georgia Southern University where she studied sports management and minored in business administration. At GSU, she was President of the Student-Athlete Advisory Board, a member of the University Honors Program, and a member of the Student Government Association (SGA). She was the Recipient of Arthur Ashe, Jr. Sport Scholar Award, Coleman Lew Foundation Scholarship, John F. Nolen Scholarship, All-American Scholar, GSU Female Co-Scholar Athlete of the Year, TIAA-CREF All-Academic Team, Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities, and President’s List.
Laura Harris Age
She was born Laura-Ashley Harris on October 4, 1985, in Jonesboro, Georgia, United States.
Laura Harris NBC 5 Parents
NBCDFW’s weekday morning co-anchor Laura Harris’ parents are Alfonso and Regina Harris. They live just outside of Atlanta, GA. Her parents inspire her to be better. She told The Faces Of about her parents: “The level of gratitude I have for them is hard to describe. I am who I am today because of their hard work and sacrifice.”
On Father’s Day 2021, Laura shared a series of photos of herself and her father. She wrote: “To the greatest man I know, #HappyFathersDay.” On Mother’s Day 2021, Laura shared a bible verse – Proverbs 31:31 – in reference to her “Proverbs 31 woman” mother. She wrote: “Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.” She added: “I LOVE YOU, MOM #happymothersday.”
Laura Harris Family
Her parents live just outside of her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. She has a younger sister, who is an attorney at a powerhouse firm in Birmingham, Alabama.
Laura Harris NBC 5 Catholic
NBC 5’s Laura Harris is Catholic. She is a lector at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Dallas. She is also a board member with Catholic Charities in Dallas. In January 2021, Laura Harris was the host of the 23rd Annual Bishop’s Gala for the Catholic Charities Dallas. Every year, Catholic Charities hosts the Annual Bishop’s Gala to celebrate the stories of hope experienced by their clients. Through the proceeds from the Bishop’s Gala, Catholic Charities are able to feed the hungry, house the homeless, assist the immigrant, educate the child, unite families, and on and on.
Laura Harris Husband – Laura Harris Married
Is Laura Harris married? Information regarding her marital status is not available. However, we continue to research this information and update you when the information is available.
Laura Harris Instagram
Laura Harris’s Instagram handle is @lauraharrisnbc5. Her Instagram bio reads, “Unbelievably humbled by God’s Grace. AKA💚💓 Co-Anchor NBC 5 Today @nbcdfw”