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Laura Harris

Laura Harris

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Laura Harris Biography

Laura Harris is a three times Regional Emmy Award-winning media personality serving as NBC 5 Today co-anchor on weekday mornings from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. She also anchors the 11 a.m. news hour on Mondays and Tuesdays. She joined the NBC 5 team in September 2018. Previously, she was the co-anchor of ABC Action News at 5:30 pm.

Laura Harris Age

Harris is 36 years old. She was born on October 4th, 1985, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.

Laura Harris Height

She is 5 feet 5 inches tall.

Laura Harris Ethnicity

Harris is of African-American ethnicity. She is also American by nationality.

Laura Harris Education

Harris graduated Summa cum Laude from Georgia Southern University with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Sport Management in 2008.

While in college at Georgia Southern, she spent summers interning at CNN, TNT Sports, and the NBC affiliate in Atlanta. She was also a Division I soccer player for four years.

When asked whether she planned to be a TV anchor, Harris said; “Not at all.” This is not what I was supposed to be doing. I went to school to be a sports agent. I was going to be the next Jerry Maguire. I realized halfway through it, that I love sports but I don’t know if this is what I wanted to do.”

Laura Harris Family

Laura is the daughter of Alfonso and Regina Harris.

Her parents live just outside her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. She also has a sister who is a litigator in Birmingham, Alabama.

Laura Harris Husband/Partner

Despite being a media personality Laura has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. Therefore, it is not clear whether she is married, single, or in a relationship.

She hasn’t also revealed whether she has kids or not.

Laura Harris NBC5

Laura is an Emmy Award and Associated Press award-winning journalist who joined the NBC 5 team in September 2018. She can be seen co-anchoring NBC 5 Today weekday mornings from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m alongside Deborah Ferguson

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. Beyond early-morning anchor hours, Laura also anchors the 11 a.m. news hour on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Some highlights of Laura’s career at NBC 5 include covering the Tokyo Olympics in the summer of 2021. She also helped start the childhood literacy initiative at NBC 5 Reading With You. It’s an innovative program encouraging elementary-aged children to read at least one book a week throughout the summer to help combat summer learning loss, often referred to as the “summer slide.” She came 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.

Laura Harris Salary

Her annual salary ranges from $20,000 to $100,000.

Laura Harris Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million.

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