Laurie joined the 7 News team in March 2010 as a producer for 7 News This Morning. She spent her first year at WTRF as a producer, working on 7 News on Fox Ohio Valley at 10 and 7 News at 11. In March 2010, Laurie accepted the weekend anchor and reporter position, and was thrilled to take over as the morning and noon anchor in December 2011.
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. She served as a resident assistant for two years and also worked on the campus newspaper, The Tower.
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.
When she's not working, Laurie enjoys spending time with her friends and family, as well as shopping, cooking, baking, watching HGTV and relaxing with her kittens, Clover and Pumpkin.
Laurie has wanted to work in television her whole life and loves living and working in the Ohio Valley. If you have any story ideas, feel free to e-mail her at the address above.