Laura Harris joined the ABC Action News team in July 2012 from the ABC affiliate in Charleston, SC where she was the morning anchor.
She lives by the motto, “If you find something you like to do, you don’t have to work a day in your life.”
She says she truly enjoys telling people’s stories, bringing compelling news to the viewer and doing it all with honesty and integrity.
Before her time in Charleston, Laura worked for WNEG-TV in Athens, GA, CNN Sports in Atlanta, GA as well as TNT Sports in Atlanta.
In her spare time she likes to golf, shop, and go to the beach, but when its football season, she is in front of a TV for college football Saturdays and NFL Sundays!
She is an active member of her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., a former board member of the Charleston YMCA, Meals on Wheels volunteer, as well as active in her church. During her time in Charleston, Laura was named one of the 2012 “Best and Brightest: Lowcountry’s Finest Young Professionals” with the Cystic Fibrosis Association as well as one of the 2011 Innovators 35 and Under in conjunction with the National Council of Negro Women.
Laura is a graduate of Georgia Southern University, Summa cum Laude and a Division I soccer player for four years. Laura’s parents still live in her hometown of Atlanta, GA and her sister works as a high school teacher in the “Teach For America” program in Alabama.
Laura would love to tell your story! Please email her at Laura.Harris@wfts.com or find her on Twitter: @LauraHarrisWFTS