Laurie joined the 7 News team in March 2010 as a producer for 7 News This Morning. You can currently see her anchoring 7 News at 5 & 6, and 7 News on Fox Ohio Valley at 10 alongside Nate Fluharty.
Laurie spent her first year at WTRF as a producer, working her way up the newsroom ladder. In March 2011, Laurie accepted the weekend anchor and reporter position, and was thrilled to take over as the morning and noon anchor in December 2011. She was promoted to evening anchor in April 2014.
A Pittsburgh native, Laurie is a 2009 graduate of Bethany College with a degree in Communications and Electronic Media. During her time at Bethany, she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta, as well as the special events chair of the Student Activities Council.
Laurie spent two years anchoring, reporting and producing at the campus television station, BCTV-14 under the leadership of Jim Forbes. She had two broadcasting internships in public radio and television.
Prior to working at WTRF, Laurie worked as the Coordinator of Student Activities at Bethany, planning events for the college and advising the Student Activities Council.
Laurie found her home in Wheeling, falling in love with the sense of community, summer festivals, fantastic local restaurants and shops, and friendly people.
When she's not working, Laurie enjoys spending time with her friends and family, as well as shopping, cooking, baking, watching home improvement shows and relaxing with her ‘kids' (cats), Clover and Pumpkin.
Laurie loves to interact with viewers each day on her social media pages, so stop by and say hello! If you have any story ideas, feel free to e-mail her at the address above.