Lori Stokes Lori Stokes (born 1962) has worked as co-anchor of Eyewitness News ; this Morning and EyewitnessMessage 1 of 1 , Mar 11, 2007View SourceLori Stokes
Lori Stokes (born 1962) has worked as co-anchor
of Eyewitness News; this Morning and Eyewitness
News at Noon on WABC-TV in New York City .
She joined the station on April 17, 2000
as part of an effort to increase ratings
on WABC's morning newscast.
Stokes came to WABC-TV from MSNBC
in 2000 where she was one of the original
anchors on the 24-hour cable news channel.
Lori Stokes is the daughter of former
U.S. Congressman Louis Stokes and the
niece of politician and journalist Carl Stokes.
She and her former husband, WNBC reporter
Brian Thompson, have two children together.