Laura French is an award-winning journalist with 20 years experience in television news. Her career has taken her all over the country playing multiple roles in newsrooms from USA Today to local affiliates.
Laura comes to CBS 6, from WVIR-TV in Charlottesville, where she spent years as a primary anchor and reporter. There, Laura earned the prestigious National Edward R. Murrow Award for her investigative reporting. Laura also earned numerous Associated Press awards for her exclusive reports.
Laura is married to her college (GO HOKIES!) sweetheart Chris. Her full-time job is caring for her three boys, Ethan 14, Brock 12, and Owen 7. You can catch Laura out in the field weekdays and filling in on the anchor desk.
Laura is excited to be living in the Richmond area and being a part of the talented award winning CBS 6 news team. She would love to hear from you with your story ideas.