Felicia Lawrence Biography
Journalist today have revealed that they can do more than their 9 to 5 jobs and still excel at it. Felicia Lawrence is one of the journalists who have stretched their official responsibilities and delved into other sectors. She works full-time as an anchor and reporter at WTHR and is also a licensed realtor. Mrs Lawrence is also a part-time motivational speaker and book reviewer. She has previously had experience working for FOX 46, KSN, and KODE Action 12 News.
Personal Details, Husband and Pregnancy
Felicia Lawrence was born on 16th December 1986/5 in Chicago. The 37/8-year-old is married to Teddy Gilmore, who works with the Nipsey’s Management team in the hospitality section. The two got married in 2017 but had their struggles of getting children. In 2023, the couple had their long-time prayer answered when they revealed Felicia’s baby bump.
The two will be expecting their firstborn child in 2024 after close to 7 years of waiting. Felicia took it to the news to share her breakthrough after many years of waiting, praying, and disappointment with the doctor’s results. The news was received with a lot of positive remarks from fans and friends who were already guessing about her pregnancy when her physique started changing.
Education and Career
Since her childhood, Felicia Lawrence desired to do something with the media. She began pursuing her passion when she was at Morgan Park High School. She later joined North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University where she did journalism and mass communication with a concentration on Electronic Media and Journalism.
After graduating, Felicia Lawrence got an opportunity to work as an MMJ at the Division of Research and Economic Development for 2 years before landing a job as a host and producer at WNAA 90.1 FM. Felicia landed her first TV opportunity at KODE Action 12 News where she was an anchor and reporter.
In 2014, Felicia moved to KSN Local News where she served for close to two years before making a move to FOX 46 in Charlotte. She served her longest in her home state when she joined WCIU as a co-host for The Jam TV Morning Show. She moved to her current job in 2022 where she works as an anchor and reporter for WTHR TV.
Work and Influence
Although she is passionate about journalism, Felicia also has an entrepreneurial part of herself. In 2019 she became a licensed real estate broker after quitting her job as a journalist. Over the years, she has learned to make real estate deals, sell, rent, and renovate properties. She resumed journalism after she got a comfortable and welcoming environment at WTHR.
Her journey also as a journalist has been exciting. She has traveled across the country and has had the opportunity to interview influential people like Snoop Dogg, Tyler Perry, Denzel Washington, and Morris Chestnut. Felicia also broadcasted the live Circle City Classics. the murders at Purdue University and she was also the host of the Circle of Light events. Felicia is also an all-around journalist as she has also covered traffic, hurricane Ian, and other violent tornadoes.
When she is not in her journalism duties, Felicia is speaking to women and encouraging them to press towards their goals. She also has a passion for reviewing books. In her leisure time, you will find her on hikes, dancing, or checking in at new restaurants.
One unique feature about Felicia Lawrence is having the confidence to work with her natural hair. This confidence has also been displayed by other journalists like Shardae Larae and Dejonique Garrison.
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Anchor and Reporter.
Salary: approx $70,000
Height: 5 feet and 7 inches