Lori Stokes Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Fox 5, Salary, Net Worth

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Lori Stokes Biography

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Lori Stokes is an American journalist and news anchor, who co-hosts Good Day New York on Fox 5 NY WNYW, with Rosanna Scotto.

Stokes previously co-anchored on WABC-TV’s Eyewitness News This Morning, with Ken Rosato from April 2000 to August 2017.

Lori Stokes Age

Stokes was born on September 16, 1962. She is 57 years old as of 2019.

Lori Stokes Height

Stokes stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Lori Stokes Family

Stokes is the daughter of Jay and Louis Stokes. Her father, Louis was an American attorney, civil rights pioneer, and politician. He had served 15 terms in the United States House of Representatives He was the first African American congressman elected in the state of Ohio. Her father died on August 18, 2015.

Lori Stokes Husband

Stokes was married to Brian Thompson. Brian is a New Jersey Bureau Reporter for WNBC and is also an Emmy Award winner. Stokes and Brian have two children together. They are, however, divorced.

Lori Stokes Career

Stokes began her career as a journalist in 1986 at WCIA in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois where she worked as a medical reporter and later on as a weekend co-anchor.

She later joined WBTV in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1988 as reporter and weekend anchor. She worked there for two years and moved on to join WBFF-TV, the Fox Station in Baltimore as a crime and street reporter.

From there, Stokes worked at WJLA-TV as a lead female anchor of the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. newscasts, and at MSNBC.

Lori Stokes Fox-5 WNYW

Stokes joined Fox-5 WNYW on October 4, 2017, as a co-host of Good Day New York with Rosanna Scotto. She was replacing
Greg Kelly who had left the station.

She had previously worked for 17 years at WABC-TV. She had joined the station in the year 2000 as a co-anchor of Eyewitness News This Morning together with Robb Hanrahan. The duo managed to bring the show to position 1.

They eventually went on to anchor Eyewitness News at Noon, replacing Nancy Loo and David Ushery. She was eventually paired Ken Rosato and the two worked as the morning and noon co-anchors.

Stokes left the station in August 2017.

Lori Stokes Salary and Net Worth

Stokes’ salary is estimated to be about 500,000 and her net worth is around $10 million.