Lorenzo Hall

Lorenzo Hall is an Emmy award-winning journalist who anchors CBS 6 News at 5pm and 530pm. He also serves as an Investigative Reporter for CBS 6 News.

Lorenzo joined CBS 6 in 2008, and has covered a range of stories, including the inauguration of President Barack Obama, all-access with Governor Bob McDonnell, 2011’s East Coast earthquake and he’s also flown though a hurricane multiple times aboard a P-3 hurricane hunter aircraft.

However, his most memorable assignment while in Central Virginia centers around a Richmond teen, who lived in a homeless shelter with his mother and sister. That story got the attention of Richmond City Council members, forcing them to rethink their approach to funding for the homeless.

Prior to joining CBS 6, Lorenzo served as general assignment reporter and weekend evening anchor at KOMU-TV, the NBC affiliate in Columbia, Missouri.
In Missouri, Lorenzo also worked as a political reporter for one of the nation's top-rated NPR affiliates, KBIA-FM and is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism. At Mizzou, Lorenzo spent a portion of his last semester touring Europe to study journalism practices in Belgium, France, Italy and Germany.

A Washington, D.C. native, he also gained experience through work and internships at WRC-TV, the NBC owned and operated station in Washington and WUSA-TV, the CBS affiliate.
Lorenzo started his career in high school as a correspondent for BET's award-winning talk show, Teen-Summit.

In his free time, you'll find Lorenzo reading, exploring restaurants in Richmond, volunteering, exercising or hanging out with family and friends.

Lorenzo is happy to call Richmond home and would love to hear from you.

Recent Articles

  • Richmond’s $1.6 million warehouse battle

    Posted on: 11:25 pm, April 11, 2014, by , updated on: 09:25am, April 12, 2014

    Mayor Jones wants School Board leaders to hand over an old Richmond Public School warehouse as part of the his plan to revitalize the Boulevard.
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  • UPDATE: Relisha Rudd abduction suspect’s body found in D.C. park

    Posted on: 12:43 am, April 1, 2014, by and , updated on: 08:13am, April 1, 2014

    Relisha Rudd has been missing since March 1, when she was last seen with Kahlil Tatum, a 51-year-old janitor at the homeless shelter where Relisha lived.
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    Police say Relisha Rudd is with Kahlil Malik Tatum
  • Father claims school leaders locked son in closet nine times

    Posted on: 6:18 pm, March 28, 2014, by , updated on: 10:41am, March 29, 2014

    The seven-year-old student has autism and spent at least 30-minutes in the closet each time.
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  • House of sex offenders between Henrico schools concerns neighbors

    Posted on: 4:17 pm, March 24, 2014, by , updated on: 07:24pm, March 24, 2014

    Varina Elementary School is a little more than half-a-mile from the home. Mehfoud Elementary School is about one mile from the halfway house.
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  • Access to Gov. McAuliffe can be bought for $50k, through new PAC

    Posted on: 12:53 am, March 19, 2014, by , updated on: 01:02am, March 19, 2014

    CBS 6 obtained an email sent out by Governor Terry McAuliffe and his newly formed political action committee, Common Good VA. The governor is soliciting donations for his causes and like-minded politicians.
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  • Cameron Gallagher, Henrico teen, dies after Shamrock Half-Marathon

    Posted on: 1:48 pm, March 17, 2014, by , updated on: 01:56pm, March 18, 2014

    Cameron Gallagher, a 16-year-old from Richmond, died running the Shamrock Half Marathon in Virginia Beach Sunday morning.
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  • Chimerix will now send medicine to dying Fredericksburg boy

    Posted on: 8:51 pm, March 11, 2014, by , and , updated on: 07:56am, March 12, 2014

    After multiple new stories, there has been a sudden turn of events that could impact the life of a young boy, as a pharmaceutical company, under new treatment protocols, will be able to make a medicine unapproved by the FDA available to him.
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  • Sources say girl in Church Hill incident was on medication, not drunk

    Posted on: 2:05 pm, March 7, 2014, by and , updated on: 02:06pm, March 7, 2014

    We went by their residences and the man who answered the door--seen in yellow in the video--did not want to talk. He slammed the door in our face.
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  • Church Hill viral video shows ‘maybe someone got a break’

    Posted on: 9:23 pm, March 4, 2014, by and , updated on: 12:11am, March 5, 2014

    Many Central Virginians have seen the video of what witnesses said is a police officer picking up his daughter after she allegedly ran two stop signs in Church Hill.
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  • More snowfall could mean more school calendar adjustments

    Posted on: 9:49 pm, March 3, 2014, by , updated on: 06:50am, March 4, 2014

    Some school district leaders said they may have to make adjustments to their calendars again with this latest round of winter weather.
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  • Winter weather update at 9:45 a.m.

    Posted on: 9:59 am, March 3, 2014, by , and

    Here is a winter storm update from Mike Goldberg and Lorenzo Hall.
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  • On the run… suspect busts into 5-year-old girl’s bedroom

    Posted on: 11:04 pm, February 26, 2014, by , updated on: 07:06am, February 27, 2014

    “Kicking down the wall to get to the next apartment without the door? I mean, who does that,” A Richmond mother asked.
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