Anchor Chris Lawrence Joins WRC Washington

Veteran journalist Chris Lawrence will join NBC O&O WRC Washington (DMA 8) on Jan. 20. He will be anchoring the weekend versions of News4 at 6 and News4 at 11 and also contribute to other newscasts during the week.

For the last 10 years, Lawrence has reporting at CNN. In his most recent role as Pentagon correspondent, he has reported on crises in countries such as Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Haiti and Israel. He has also spent time in the network’s bureaus in Los Angeles and Chicago, covering news events including Hurricane Katrina, and the BP oil spill.

Lawrence’s resume includes stints at WXYZ Detroit, WTVH Syracuse, N.Y., and WDBB Tuscaloosa, Ala. He has spent time as an anchor, a general assignment reporter and a consumer/investigative reporter. Lawrence also served as a correspondent for CBS Newspath where he covered national and international news for local CBS stations around the country.

Lawrence attended the University of Maryland at College Park.

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