Lericia Harris

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Lericia Harris was named evening radio news anchor for CBS Radio Atlanta WAOK in August of 2015.

Prior to joining WAOK and V103, Lericia served as an intricate part of the sports marketing/digital team at ESPN/The Walt Disney Company in Orlando, Florida. While there, she assisted in the management and execution of the strategic marketing directions for both runDisney and ESPN Wide World of Sports including: video production and business analysis. She was also a production assistant, weekend news reporter, and sports reporter at WCJB TV 20 News in Gainesville, Florida and WFTV Channel 9 in Orlando, Florida covering all local news and high school, collegiate, and professional sports. During those experiences, Lericia wrote and produced multimedia news reports for long-form programming.

Lericia is an advocate for higher education. As a proud graduate of Bethune-Cookman University (BCU), a historically black college/university, she believes education opens the door to endless opportunities. She obtained her Bachelors of Arts in Mass Communications, Broadcasting Journalism from BCU. She furthered her education obtaining her Master’s in Advertising from the University of Florida directly after finishing undergrad.

Not only is Lericia a supporter of education, she additionally values community involvement. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and the Association for Black Journalist.

Lericia is an extrovert and often characterized as a “Southern Belle” because of her kindness, hospitality, and overall demeanor.

A few things she enjoys: swimming, reading, learning, shopping, cooking, and attending church.

More minorities in officiating, coaching is NHL’s next step

34-year-old Shandor Alphonso is currently the NHL’s only African-American official. He talks diversity and the growth of the hockey.

WAOK-AM–02/13/2018

Atlanta Police: Please – no guns in cars at championship game

Security is expected to be especially tight for Monday’s CFP championship game between Alabama and Georgia with President Trump in attendance.

WAOK-AM–01/04/2018

Winter Weather Recovery Underway in Metro

Restoration efforts are in progress Saturday after a mix of rain and snow fell across parts of central and north Georgia.

WAOK-AM–12/09/2017

School Leader Criticized for Handling of Cheerleader Protest

A review of Kennesaw State University President Sam Olens has been completed by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents following the controversy surrounding the kneeling of five black cheerleaders during the national anthem.

WAOK-AM–11/21/2017

Free Eye Screenings And Glasses For Children

Fulton County is teaming up with three nonprofit organizations to give children free eye exams and glasses this week.

WAOK-AM–07/11/2017

Teacher Job Fair in Clayton County

CCPS is searching for teachers to hire on the spot!

WAOK-AM–06/27/2017

Escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee after manhunt

Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two Georgia prison guards were captured Thursday in Tennessee.

WAOK-AM–06/15/2017

Congressional baseball shooter called out Karen Handel in Facebook rant

The gunman who opened fire at a Republican Congressional baseball practice posted rants on social media about Georgia 6th Congressional District Republican candidate Karen Handel.

WAOK-AM–06/14/2017

Suspended Dekalb Sheriff Jeff Mann replaced

A replacement has been named for the Georgia sheriff who has been suspended for 40 days after exposing himself in an Atlanta park.

WAOK-AM–06/13/2017

GHSA State Basketball Finals: What You Need To Know

Sam Crenshaw and Lericia Harris report on what you need to know regarding the Georgia High School Association State Basketball Finals.

WAOK-AM–03/08/2017

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