Laura Harris Career
Harris can be seen co-anchoring NBC 5 Today weekday mornings from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. She was previously working at the ABC affiliate in Tampa, Florida. Some highlights of Harris’ career at ABC Action News included covering the Tampa Bay Rays while they played the Cuban National Team in Havana and covering President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba in 2016.
Harris had also covered Pope Francis’ historic visit to Cuba in 2015. Furthermore, on the political side, she extensively covered both the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio and also the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in 2016.
Prior to moving to Tampa, she served as a morning anchor at the ABC affiliate in Charleston, South Carolina. Prior to her time in Charleston, she worked for WNEG-TV in Athens, Georgia, CNN Sports in Atlanta, and also TNT Sports in Atlanta. Harris is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and is also a proud graduate of Georgia Southern University, Summa cum Laude and a Division I soccer player for four years.