Felicia Lawrence currently co-anchors the top rated 5pm news hour at WTHR-Channel 13 and contributes to the 11pm newscast. She’s been an anchor, reporter, TV Host, and radio commentator on ABC, NBC, CW, FOX affiliates, as well as nationally on FOX News Channel. Prior to WTHR, she was a TV Host on one of Chicago’s premier morning talk shows, “The Jam” on CW26 Chicago/WCIU-TV. She covered news, politics, culture, hot topics and chatted with Hollywood celebs like Denzel Washington, Gabrielle Union, Giuliana Rancic and so many more!
Her TV career started as an anchor/reporter for the ABC and NBC affiliates in Joplin, Missouri. She was first on the scene for a number of violent tornadoes, providing real-time, life-saving information to those in need.
The Chicago native then found herself at the FOX affiliate in Charlotte, North Carolina. She reported on the tense protests of 2016 after the police shooting death of Keith Scott garnered national attention. As a breaking news reporter, Felicia provided live national reports for FOX News Channel and other FOX affiliates across the nation. Co-hosting a four-and- a-half hour morning show, she interviewed a number of celebrities, sitting down with big names like Tyler Perry, Morris Chestnut, Kid N Play, Anthony Hamilton, CeeLo Green and many others.
Outside of television, Felicia is a real estate investor and licensed real estate broker. Her latest passion is coaching others and sharing her business saavy with aspiring entrepreneurs through her Instagram Community, @CashTalkingWomen.
“I BELIEVE EVERY WOMAN, ESPECIALLY WOMEN OF COLOR, SHOULD ENGAGE IN OWNERSHIP. WOMEN AREN’T TALKING ENOUGH ABOUT MONEY AND BUSINESS—MY GOAL IS TO CHANGE THAT!“ -FELICIA
Being strongly rooted in the community and philanthropy, Felicia hosts a number of events and often books speaking engagements to motivate women, youth, and those looking to step into a higher version of themselves.
“NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF CONFIDENCE! LACK OF BELIEF IN ONE’S SELF KILLS DREAMS SWIFTLY! BE BOLD. BE A GIANT. SERVE OTHERS. SHAKE UP THE WORLD!“ -FELICIA
She loves traveling internationally, dance, sci-fi movies, eating at new restaurants and learning new languages! Felicia is a big supporter of HBCU’s. She graduated summa cum laude from North Carolina A&T State University. She is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, and the National Association of Realtors. Felicia resides in Indianapolis with her husband, Teddy, and 3-year-old pup, K’Ongo.