Lorenzo Hall is an award-winning journalist who anchors FOX 61 News at 4 p.m. He also produces special reports for all FOX 61 News platforms on a range of topics, from the plight of Vietnam veterans in Connecticut to Hartford’s critical role in the booming gun industry.
Lorenzo has been recognized for his reporting and writing with a regional Edward R. Murrow award and five Emmy awards.
Prior to joining Connecticut’s most honored news team, Lorenzo served as 5 p.m. anchor and investigative reporter for WTVR-TV, the CBS affiliate in Richmond, Virginia. Lorenzo also covered a variety of stories while in Richmond, from consistently uncovering wrongdoing by local leaders to flying through a hurricane multiple times aboard a P-3 hurricane hunter aircraft.
Before Richmond, Lorenzo spent several years in the Midwest for school and work. He studied journalism at the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism in Columbia, Missouri. At “Mizzou,” Lorenzo had the opportunity to spend a portion of his last semester touring Europe to study journalism practices in Belgium, France, Italy and Germany.
While in Columbia, Lorenzo also served as general assignment reporter at KOMU-TV, the NBC affiliate and covered politics for one of the nation’s top-rated NPR affiliates, KBIA-FM.
A Washington, D.C. native, Lorenzo gained experience through work and internships at WRC-TV, the NBC owned and operated station in Washington and WUSA-TV, the CBS affiliate.
However, his career began in high school as a correspondent for BET’s award-winning talk show, “Teen-Summit.”
Outside of TV land, Lorenzo enjoys being a newlywed, puppy dad, traveling, (almost) all outdoor activities, a good book, politics, amazing food, great conversation, making new friends and the list goes on… Say hey!