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Stokes Joins Scotto on WNYW Morning Show

Lori Stokes, most recently co-anchor of Eyewitness News This Morning at crosstown WABC, will co-host Good Day New York alongside Rosanna Scotto.

Lori Stokes has been named co-host of Good Day New York on Fox flagship WNYW New York, it was announced today.

Stockes, most recently co-anchor of Eyewitness News This Morning at crosstown WABC, will work with Rosanna Scotto on the 7-10 a.m. show.

“I can’t wait to work alongside Rosanna and be a part of … a show that has always had its finger on the pulse of the greatest city in the world,” said Stokes in a statement.

“With 20 years as a news anchor in this market, there isn’t another local broadcast that captures the energy of this city and that blends local, national and international news with entertainment as seamlessly.”

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In making the announcement, WNYW GM Lew Leone said: “Her experience, knowledge, professionalism, success and commitment to the local community make her an ideal partner” for Scotto.

Prior to WABC, Stokes worked at MSNBC/NBC. While there, she reported for NBC Nightly News Weekend and anchored for NBC Sunrise and Weekend Today

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Earlier, she reported for the ABC affiliate WJLA Washington, where she also anchored at 6 and 11 o’clock.

She was honored with the George P. Foster Peabody Award for her 9/11 coverage and received the 2003 Congressional Black Caucus Celebration of Leadership Award for her civic service and her status as a positive role model.

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She is an alumna of Howard University and Ohio State University.


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