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Lorenzo Hall is an award-winning journalist who anchors FOX61 News at 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.

He also produces special reports for all FOX61 News platforms.
Lorenzo has been recognized for his reporting and writing with a regional Edward R. Murrow award and six 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 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 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, “Teen Summit,” BET’s former talk show for teens.

Outside of TV land, Lorenzo enjoys being a newlywed, puppy dad, traveling, all (almost all) outdoor activities, a good book, politics, amazing food, great conversation, making new friends and the list goes on…

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Recent Articles
  • UConn votes to not increase tuition outside current four year plan

    STORRS — University of Connecticut Board of Trustees leaders voted Wednesday to approve a budget that does not further tuition increase outside of the current four year plan. The Fiscal Year 2019 budget did include millions of dollars in spending cuts across the school’s campuses. The university faced a more than 22 million dollar budget deficit this year While they were able to pass a balanced one this year, Chief financial officer Scott Jordan said they are not out of […]

  • Grads behind bars: Inmates receive college diplomas at Enfield prison

    ENFIELD —  It’s graduation season and a lot of commencement ceremonies are taking place at schools and on college campuses across the state. In Enfield, there was a special graduation at a place you wouldn’t expect for a small group of men taking full advantage of their second chance. Inmates received advanced manufacturing certificates through Asnuntuck Community College during a commencement ceremony at the prison Monday. Inmates completed two semesters, with classes four days a week at Asnuntuck and two at […]

  • West Haven boxer using his losses to inspire others

    WEST HAVEN —  A lot of eyes will be on a professional West Haven boxer Saturday night. Jimmy “The Quiet Storm” Williams went undefeated his entire career up until his last match in April. Despite his loss, he’s stepping back in the ring at Foxwoods Resort Casino Saturday night to take on Jose Antonio Abreu, a game fighter from the Dominican Republic. Outside of the ring, Williams is a truancy officer at West Haven High School and told FOX61, he’s […]

  • How online data is helping predict your next move

    HARTFORD —  Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, went before lawmakers in Europe this week to address concerns about the social media site and the collection of user data. Facebook has been at the center of recent questions and criticism about the data it stores after research firm, Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained that data and used it to target voters in the 2016 presidential election. However, Facebook isn’t the only site collecting valuable user information. “We’re in an era where every search […]

  • A mission of peace: Hartford activist brings city residents together

    HARTFORD — There’s no shortage of issues dividing many people, from political disagreements to violence in some neighborhoods. In Hartford, a man who once divided the city is still on a mission to try and get everyone in the same room. “We are in turbulent times. Things are shaky,” said Iran Nazario. Nazario opened the Peace Center in Hartford last year, but recently held his first awards dinner to bring attention to those who portray peace. Included in the program, […]

  • Family of teen killed by gunshot wound in Guilford files lawsuit

    GUILFORD —  The family of Ethan Song, a 15-year-old teen who died from a gunshot wound in January, has filed a lawsuit against the family whose home their son died in. On January 31, Guilford police responded to a home on Seaside Avenue near Chittenden Park. Police said when they arrived, they found two teenage boys inside the home. Police said Song suffered a gun shot wound and was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he was then pronounced dead. Police said there were […]

  • Yard Goats kick off the 2018 season

    HARTFORD — Spring may have officially arrived, but winter weather decided to show up Thursday night for the Hartford Yard Goats season opener. Despite the weather, a sold out crowd showed up as the Yard Goats took on the New Hampshire Fisher Cats at Dunkin’ Donuts Park. Unfortunately, the Yard Goats season opener was spoiled after losing to the Fisher Cats, 6-0. Game two of a four game series continues for the Yard Goats Friday night at 7:05 p.m. You […]

  • Connecticut had lasting influence on Dr. Martin Luther King

    SIMSBURY —  During the summer in the 1940’s, tobacco companies in Connecticut often turned to the South for labor. Many local men were away, serving in World War II, so, recruiters in Simsbury paid black college men to harvest shade tobacco. Dr. Martin Luther King made his first trip in with nearly 200 other students from Morehouse College, earning about $4 for a day’s work. That money helped pay their tuition. However, King’s time in Connecticut was invaluable. “All of […]

  • Hartford gets a bailout. What now?

    The city of Hartford will meet the deadline for its next loan payment of $12 million thanks to a bailout from the state. The total agreement between the city and state is expected to settle Hartford’s general obligation debt of $550 million over at least the next two decades. This will keep the city out of bankruptcy, however, state lawmakers are threatening to reduce other city funding after claiming to have misunderstood the terms of the agreement. “We believe the […]

  • First ever African American female state trooper pushes for more women in uniform

    HARTFORD —  In 1968, when graduating from the Connecticut State Police academy, Louise Smith had no idea she was making history. Smith became the first African American woman to join a state police force. “There were some troopers who were all for it,” said Smith. “We’re going to treat you like a sister. There were other troopers who didn’t even talk to me.” Smith joined when the fight for civil rights was at the forefront and race riots were rampant, […]